When I first started coaching women with eating disorders, I believed that binge eating was just another form of emotional eating. Now, I think that some binge eaters may not be emotional eaters at all and vice versa. I still believe that overeaters in general often share similar personality traits but it may be much easier to overcome binge eating than emotional eating.
Some women may experience both at the same time. However, some emotional eaters may never binge and some binge eaters may not eat to soothe emotional distress.
I have surveyed my customers and of the many women surveyed, none could define which type of overeater they were. If you don’t know which you are, it becomes quite difficult to treat yourself. That’s why I have decided to create a specific article for each type. In this article, I explain what binge eating symptoms and causes are and how to overcome it. Continue Reading