This is my first time purging but I've always had issues with my body- even though I'm really skinny. Any suggestions?
Last Updated: 04/06/2020 at 7:21pm
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Purging is a symptom of anxiety related disorders and has been linked with feeling out of control. What is it that you are feeling when you begin the process of purging? It is very important to listen to our inner most thoughts and seek help to address any underlying issues that we may have. Ask yourself, am I feeling depressed? is there a real body issue causing this purging behavior? Most of all speak to your doctor because the act of purging can be dangerous long-term.
Hello, I am sorry to hear that you are going through this. Self-esteem and maintaining a healthy relationship with food can be very tricky. I have been in recovery for a few years now and understand where you are coming from. You should know that you have worth, talents, value, and people who care about you. Having body issues may make us feel alone sometimes but there are people who want to listen and be there for you. I recommend reaching out to someone you trust: a friend, a family member, a therapist, or a listener hear at 7 Cups. You are not alone.
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