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girl thinking about food choices

Food Relationships

Is it a love-hate relationship? Used to be for me. I loved to eat, then again I hated to eat. Mostly because sometimes what I wanted to eat (and how much I ate) was ‘not good for me’. I used to think I had a food addiction. Now I believe that what I was ‘addicted’ to was the habit of eating certain foods to cope with life struggles. Or maybe to even avoid those issues for a few moments at best. Then there are also the celebration aspects of life centering around food like birthdays and holidays. Eat when...