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Self Harmful Behaviours

For many people who suffer with eating distress, food is not the only coping mechanism used.  Sometimes the distress that a person is going through, can be so overwhelming, that something has got to give.

Personally, I have had many behaviours.  At different stages in my life, I used to hit my legs when I felt upset (even as young as 5), and it always helped with feelings of helplessness, anger,  loneliness etc.

Many people cut, burn, pull their hair etc, to name a few.  Personally, at different stages of my life, I have adapted different coping mechanisms.  I must say that the shame I felt over the fact I had an eating  disorder, was nothing compared to the shame I felt over some of my other behaviours.

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