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I Can't Stop Eating

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    Boredom - THIS FALL I WAS SO MODIVATED I WALKED EVERYDAY AND FOLLOWED A LOW CARB LIFESTYLE. I FELT GREAT STARTED DROPPING WEIGHT I LOST THIRTY TWO POUNDS, THEN EVERYONE STARTED...
    TBONNE TBONNE 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2010

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    I really cannot stop eating. I'm constantly looking for something to eat. I eat my meal, I want something else. I eat something else, I want something 30 minutes later. I really...
    noechan noechan 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 23

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    Food Is The Only Thing That Makes Me Happy - Hi. I'm Lucy. I'm 20 years old and I'm a food addict. I've been obese my whole life. What do you do when the thing you love is the...
    lucywingy lucywingy 18-21 7 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Blow Up - I seriously cannot stop eating. I just pour food in my mouth. I pour it down my throat. It's painful, it hurts. sometimes I barely can get it down. but I do it...
    cbwb cbwb 22-25 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    Binge-eating Disorder. - I have recently realized that I do have a problem.  I was in denial for so long.  But food really is a problem for me.  I eat when I'm...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    My Health, Weight And Life Were Out Of Control - I think the first time I realized I was "chubby" was when I was in Jr High. My parents did not want to admit it so they said I was...
    shelbeyDawn shelbeyDawn 31-35 4 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    Food Is My Drug - My body takes over. I will literally be telling myself,  yelling at myself to stop eating whatever it is that I've had enough of, no more pasta, you know you're...
    alirsonnn alirsonnn 18-21 6 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    The Meds Fault - After getting antidepressants which doesn't help me sleep I get very hungry instead.. that's why I hate using meds. I've eaten more than I've ever eaten in the...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    I'm A Closet Eater - I can't stop eating in secret. I eat donuts, oreos, debbie snacks, candy bars, and even cans of frosting behind my husband's back. I'm so ashamed of myself I...
    RapunzelTangledUp RapunzelTangledUp 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    Some Days - it's really hard for me.I don't know what it is. I know I am full. I feel full.but I can't stop.I just want to eat and eat. It's really binge eating.I can't stop binge...
    b0ca b0ca 22-25 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    Munchies.... - There are times when I just have to eat - anything - I don't feel hungry, I just have an overwhelming urge to go through the motions of eating. It doesn't...
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 2 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Protein!! - Right now, I'm working on eating foods with a lot of fiber and protein to help curb cravings. "Pure Protein Bars" are great. They make me feel full (which is rare for...
    alh75 alh75 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2010

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    Can't Stop Eating - I try, but it just gets worse. I am getting to the stage where I am called chubby! I don't know what to do!
    lovelymimi lovelymimi 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Compulsive Eater - been overweight most of my life and been on a diet since in my 20's.Can't stay on diets for long cause of compulsive eating so I'm trying to make healthier...
    mrsclark mrsclark 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2011

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    You chased me for weeks. I knew you were a liar and all kinds of wrong. I hate myself for it, but I can't stop thinking about you.
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    This is no longer just a hobby. I spend ALL of my time reading fanfiction, and it's gotten to the point where this "hobby" has practically taken over my life. At first, I read...
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    It was a chance encounter. It was only a chance encounter 294 days ago, but I cannot get him out of mind. On a whim, I took a trip up north last summer. At the last minute I wasn...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    After relationship nonsense after relationship nonsense, I began to realize I don't need that crap while I'm still trying to figure out who I am. For days and days on end I would...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I can't get " all of me " by john legend out of my head!
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F Mar 28

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    The title is my life. It happened 8 years ago. Wow, I can't believe it has been that long... At 7 years of marriage and 3 kids, my husband and I became roommates... I loved him but...
    swimminginemotions swimminginemotions 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I can't forget you and it is killing me. Why did I have to meet someone so perfect but too late for it to matter? So instead I think of you constantly and wish for a different...
    Dimples99 Dimples99 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm a loser in real life with few friends since I seriously suffer from agoraphobia, I need to know how to get popular on Twitter so I can have the illusion of friendship and have...
    Free247 Free247 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    I think too much I need to stop
    GodGetsMe87 GodGetsMe87 26-30, F Mar 23

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    You are always in my thoughts, my honey! I wish for that day when we can finally be together! I want to hold your hand whenever you are scared, hug you when are sad, massage your...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm happily married, so is she, I'd guess. As usual, that seriously matter, and well - it sorta doesn't. It was just curious fun at first, following my emotional tugs lightly as...
    Perling Perling 51-55, M Mar 28

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    I know they say to forgive and forget, but, I find it really hard to forgive people who knowingly do things that are wrong, meanwhile, playing the innocent role. These people will...
    NeedMoreSunnyDays NeedMoreSunnyDays 41-45 Mar 31

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    I don't want to overthink but I still end up overthinking. Why am I overthinking this much? 😓😐
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    it just feels like I'm constantly being used by someone I care so much about and I keep telling myself that he's not, but it's just so hard and i just create more Problems in my...
    neckd33p neckd33p 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Tight makes me feel comfortable so I'll keep wearing them
    Sexygoddess13 Sexygoddess13 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Why do I need positive feed back. Just too feel good about myself. I cry when I win gold in wrestling cause I had no one there to be proud of me. I had no one by my side saying I...
    adamsoweird adamsoweird 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am in love with the naughty & nice song called Na Na by Trey Songz It's amazing ;)
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Hoping he's okay. Hoping he's safe.
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Swept off my feet (aaaaaaahhhhh)
    krispykreme30 krispykreme30 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    ...I want to be the one in your arms as we fall asleep at night. I wanna be the one who wakes up next to you when the sun rises. I wanna be the one next to you when the flowers...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 5

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    Every time I look down, I think of you. Every time I open my eyes, I think of you. Every time I breathe in, I think of you. Every time I close my eyes, I think of you. Every time I...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 6

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    Her words to me are touching to my heart and soul; I feel it within me. She's proven to me that there are others who know how to love me the right way. A respectful way. I never...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Tyler Gordon...I wish you would get out of my head. If the image of your breathtaking smile took the form of fire, I would have 3rd degree burns all over my body. I'd love to hear...
    DuracellAA DuracellAA 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Those nights when the tears seem endless
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F a week ago

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    Thinking 'bout life Thinking 'bout you Thinking 'bout everything Idek.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It's true you're often on my mind. I wonder what you are doing or where you are. I envy anyone who gets to be next to you and engages with you. Even if it's the cashier at the...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I find myself looking more into things when they're just plain and simple. It's hard to get out of my head sometimes.
    Oceanseeker Oceanseeker 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm on a diet, and I eat healthy food but I'm always hungry or anxious so I can't stop eatinnnng! What should I do?
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Resting in the dark with my eyes wide open. I'm feeling sick in my stomach because I am stressing out about everything that is going on in my life. I am fine during the day. I...
    Christinewl Christinewl 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Cookies, cake.. Once I start I can't stop!! It's like I have no will power.. I hate that I do this, ugggh :/
    alina222 alina222 36-40, F Apr 5

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    I was about to send this to a girl, who I'm madly in love with, and who is also my best friend. But I couldn't bring myself to hit send... "I've known you for about 6 years now...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I know this awful feeling. I dropped out of high-school twice, realizing its system was stupid and the town was worse, wound up staying with my mother until I left at 22. I never...
    Poppyfields72 Poppyfields72 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I had 8 (epileptic) seizures a few months ago. Since then, I haven't been able to think straight. I can't talk without stopping to think about what word to say next. I stutter. I...
    ChloeCat19 ChloeCat19 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's my number one addiction and I can't help but always say yes to it. Cutting is my only relief but I cut all over my body so much that I have to dress like it's winter all the...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I recently joined this community in hopes to get many things off my chest, and hopefully get some positivity from anyone who’s willing to listen. My name is Zach and I’m 19...
    Zach001 Zach001 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    He pulls me in with his eyes and funny expressions. I can't help but laugh when he makes ridiculous jokes. When he utters my thoughts out loud, I feel the terror of admiring...
    Jesticles Jesticles 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18