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Old 04-10-2014, 04:06 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by ggbsy View Post
Just my 2 cents... If binging was the result of dieting, then I would not have been the child binger I was... I started binging at around 6 years old and my first diet was around 13. So even though I believe there is a connection there, I do not believe is the cause-effect part of it.
Dieting is not the only cause of eating disorders. I've had an eating disorder since I was a teenager and didnt start dieting until my mid 20s. But Ivan safely say that the more I dieted the more I binges and the more I gained. Other people have different experiences though, some people here never binges until well after they started dieting. In all cases dieting perpetuates more binging.
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