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Mental health on holiday
I’m going on holiday with my boyfriend’s family tomorrow, this is the first time we’ve done this and I've only stayed the night at his house twice before. I’m excited because I get to be with him for a whole week, and his family are really lovely and welcoming. However, I’m also worried about managing my mh while we’re away, particularly my eating issues. My boyfriend knows about it all, and his parents are aware that I struggle with my mh sometimes. He has his parents before that I prefer to have smaller portions of food, but not that I have problems with eating. I’m worried that they’ll notice I’m not eating much and worry about me, and I don’t want to be a burden and make the holiday less enjoyable for them. I’m also worried they might try and make me eat more, and that I won’t be able to keep up some of my odd habits about food when I’m in a different place. Does anyone have any advice for coping/distraction techniques I can try, particularly for coping with the fact that I’ll be in a new, unknown place? Thank you