What can you do if your loved one is a compulsive eater?
Here are some good ways to begin:
- Read Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Literature to learn more about compulsive eating and how OA can help your loved one. (Tip: To the Family of the Compulsive Eater pamphlet is a good one.)
- Please be aware that the compulsive eater is typically the last to know and accept their disease – practicing compassion and understanding are important factors in this sensitive matter.
- Attend an open meeting as an observer (we ask that only those who self-identify as a compulsive eater share at meeting level) and to meet some of our members. Or, feel free to give us a call at (408) 940-6278, or to send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WANT TO GET TO KNOW OA?
At OASV we have a solution that not only addresses the obsession with food, but that offers a design for living that really works – and we have no dues or fees for membership!
To gain a better understanding of who we are and how we can help your loved one, why not attend an “open” OA meeting (all OASV meetings are “open”)? To attend one of our online meetings from the comfort of your home, click here to be taken to our meeting schedule.
Within OA Silicon Valley, all of our face-to-face and Zoom meetings are “open.” At open meetings anyone may attend, however we ask that only those that self-identify as compulsive eaters participate through sharing when time is allotted to do so (but only if they are interested in doing so – there is no obligation to share – participation is invited, but never required).
Common questions asked by loved ones