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My Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Story

Despite the name, binge eating disorder is not about food. It sounds so simple but it’s one of the universal truths that liberated me after years of research and self-administered treatments. Often paired with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety or tendencies for addictive behaviors (Source), binge eating disorder is really a symptom of something that sits deeper, a void that needs to be filled. It’s developed as a coping strategy. To eat food in obscene amount, to eat food that’s easily available and makes us feel good, to give in to the blissful but temporary feeling of fullness, is to self-administer love and acceptance without disturbing anyone, asking for anything.

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