Dad, You Can't Fix This (And That's Okay)

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Rob Donaldson. Rob is a Dad, and his daughter is currently recieving in patient support for an eating disorder.

This episode was difficult, and different to normal, as usually the guest will be recovered, far along in their jounrey, or working within eating disorders.

Whilst talking to Rob, we discussed the impact that eating disorders have on family life, the impact that COVID had on his ability to see his daughter, and what needs to change in terms of parental support. We also spoke about his "role" in his daughters recovery, how he supports himself and his family during the challenging time, and the hope he has for the future.

Please bare in mind that this episode is honest therefore some listeners may find it upsetting. Please take care and be compassionate with yourself.

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