Create a support network to help you avoid relapses.

Consult your physician about medical and psychological therapy options for this illness. You will need to have a complete medical and mental examination to rule out any other underlying disorders that may be contributing to your compulsive overeating. Collaborate with a therapist and dietitian to establish good eating habits and identify potential triggers for compulsive… Continue reading Create a support network to help you avoid relapses.

Prolonged dieting can do more harm than good

Look in the phone directory book in your area to see if there is an OA listing. If there is, call them to find out where and how often they meet. Contact OA’s World Service Office or email them if there is no listing in the phone book. This office will help you find a… Continue reading Prolonged dieting can do more harm than good

Overeaters’ Anonymous’ philosophy

Discover the Overeater’s Anonymous ideology (OA). As with comparable “anonymous” groups, OA is structured around a 12-step recovery process that begins with recognizing you have a problem and ends with assisting others who are also battling with compulsive eating. According to the official website of Overeaters’ Anonymous, members “think that compulsive overeating is a progressive… Continue reading Overeaters’ Anonymous’ philosophy

Anyone can have an eating disorder no matter what their background is

As I got older I kept an unhealthy relationship with food at an arms length. I married at 22 and had my first baby at 25. At 27, I left my husband. I chose not to live a life filled with deception and corruption which is what my husband had gotten into. He was embezzling… Continue reading Anyone can have an eating disorder no matter what their background is

How to Distinguish between Sex Addiction and just Cheating

Is it cheating or sex addiction? This is the question particularly asked today, with more and more celebrities in the news. Making headlines for sexual indiscretions and heading off to sex addiction centers. Many remarks have been made that some of these folks might be hiding behind the title of sexual addiction to excuse their… Continue reading How to Distinguish between Sex Addiction and just Cheating

Help For Pornography Addiction – What Options Are There?

Help for pornography addiction is not as easy to find as help for other addictions and is often harder to decide if you should get help because of its sensitive nature. Addictions to drugs and well known behavioral addictions like gambling and alcoholism while embarrassing and terrible have a sense of acceptance in the community… Continue reading Help For Pornography Addiction – What Options Are There?