Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Do you use food for comfort or to numb your feelings? Is food a way to soothe yourself when you are feeling uncomfortable or sad? You may have a loved one who turns to food for comfort and you aren't sure how to help them. Our self-help tips and articles can help you understand emotional eating.
Binge eating puts us in an emotional, addictive and trance-like state. When we binge, we use food to soothe negative emotions. Food becomes our cure-all. Feeling sad? Eat. Feeling angry? Eat. Feeling scared? Eat. Feeling continue reading
Emotional eating: like all types of disordered eating, emotional eating is more common among women than men… It is estimated that 75% of overeating is due to emotional stress. Emotional eaters turn to foods that continue reading
Help is available. You don't have to do this alone.