“As long as there is that voice of ‘not allowed,’ as long as there are foods you feel you shouldn’t eat, you create struggle and conflict. As long as there is a struggle, there is bingeing. And as long as there is bingeing, there is fear about eating what you want.” ~Geneen Roth
Many of us believe that we are truly eating what we want. That we really want the salad at lunch. That we really want that dessert at dinner—“And I’m certainly going to eat it!” We don’t realize that sometimes, behind these decisions is a voice that isn’t actually our own voice. It might be our mother’s voice, or our spouse’s voice, or our seventh grade health class teacher’s voice, or even our doctor’s voice.
And so at these times, we’re not really
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