When Food Is Love

When Food Is Love

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a€œA life-changing book.a€ a€” Oprah In this moving and intimate book, Geneen Roth, bestselling author of Feeding the Hungry Heart and Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, shows how dieting and emotional eating often become a substitute for intimacy. Drawing on her own painful personal experiences, as well as the candid stories of those she has helped in her seminars, Roth examines the crucial issues that surround emotional eating: need for control, dependency on melodrama, desire for what is forbidden, and the belief that one wrong move can mean catastrophe. She shows why many people overeat in an attempt to satisfy their emotional hunger, and why weight loss frequently just uncovers a new set of problems. But her welcome message is that change is possible. This book will help readers break destructive, self-perpetuating patterns and learn to satisfy all the hungersa€”physical and emotionala€”that make us human.She was afraid that if shegot her grandmother in trouble, she would get beaten even harder. Or worse, that theya#39;d do something to her grandmother and then she would have nowhere to go. Trina survived. Some children wouldhave survivedanbsp;...

Title:When Food Is Love
Author:Geneen Roth
Publisher:Penguin - 1992-07-01


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