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This is really hard for me to say but every time i'm sad and i'm crying I eat a lot of sugars like candy, cupcakes, cookies, candy bars, mostly sweet stuff like chocolate I usually stuff everything in my mouth crying and then I vomit everything I have eaten and sometimes faint and I did some research and have the same symptoms for Bulimia and I saw that I could be Bulimic. Well the part I need help is I really want to stop but I don't know how to tell my parents that I am Bulimic and that I need help! Does any body have any advice on how to tell them?

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Self diagnosis is dangerous. Especially in situations like this. Instead of telling your parents that you're bulimic (which is a little farfetched), how about you tell them what's going on. Tell them you're worried and would really appreciate it if they could set you up an appointment to see a doctor. A doctor can and will help you, with whatever problem you're having.

Ps. I'm also an emotional eater, I bet 99% of women are. That doesn't mean we are all (or even close to all of us) bulimic.

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I doubt if it's only women who are emotional eaters, CJ. We can all find comfort in food. My problem has been eating if I don't have much to do and begin to grow restless.
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If you eat something then throw it up... You are bulimic. That is what bulimia is. If you cannot stop this on your own then you need to seek professional help as soon as you can. You dont have to tell your parents you are bulimic if you can stop doing it. If you cannot stop.... then you just need to be honest and open with your parents. Let them know why you are sad and crying... then tell them about the sweets... then tell them that you make yourself throw up. Hopefully, they will care enough to get you to a Doctor.

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That is a very tough question because, not knowing your parents and how they would react, I could not give you advice. However, if they are supportive of you, and I am sure you would know the difference, then you should tell them ASAP so you can get help. The longer you wait and let the causes and symptoms advance, the harder it will be to deal with the problem. A good psychologist, psychiatrist, or even counselor can help you to figure out why you are sad and crying, how often you are sad and crying, how often you eat, and how often you vomit. This is a serious issue and do not blame yourself, but seek help. A lot of factors are involved. If your parents are not supportive, seek professional help at a free clinic if you cannot afford to pay - and get professional advice.

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I don't think you are a true bulimic...yet. think you are a binge eater who can easily turn to a bulimic. You are right to be concerned and want help. I know it is hard to tell our parents, but the path you are one is a dangerous one. Your parents love you, and they want the best for you so just sit down with them and tell you have a problem and you want and need help. Let them know you are scared. I guarantee once those words come out of your mouth it will get easier from there. It is just that first step that is hard.

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Dont you EVER sleep? LOL
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Yes, but the dogs got me up.
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Mine do that to me sometimes too.
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Walk up to them and tell them.Text them.E mail them there are lots of ways

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do not worry its not good for u they are your parents they will surely help u just tell them in a normal way plz do not overreact in front of them

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It may be an empty place in your heart that drives you. Have you talked to God about this? He is your friend

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I just miss my husband so much i barely get to see him cause he is in the military and i pray to god every night nd everyday all day to just keep him save
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Know that God loves you with an everlasting love and spending time with Him will give you peace of mind.
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Sounds like your are an emotional eater... a very common ailment for people your age...and can be caused by your inability to cope with such a high level of stress. Could be bulimia, but sounds to me more like you are crying out due to a lack of attention from your parents.

Typically, people with eating disorders .. hide it. It is an emotional disorder, and will do everything to NOT be detected. That's why I don't think what you are experiencing is bulimia. However, I do think you are unhappy and perhaps craving attention.

If that is the case .. then talk to your parents. Talk about perhaps doing something you can do as a family .. go camping, play a board game, sit at the dinner table and actually TALK over a meal. Those kinds of things. They may have no idea you are feeling the way you do, because you, as family are not 'connecting'.

You may have to bite the bullet, so to speak .. and speak up. Tell them, this is something you NEED!

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I get a lot of attention from my parents its just that my husband is in the military nd i dont know how to deal with him gone i just miss him so much nd I just cant stop worrying about him :/
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Hmm .. I had the impression by the sounds of your post that you were a child or even a teen. Well then, if you an adult .. see your doctor.

I can only imagine the stress you are enduring while your husband is in the service.
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well im 18 but yeah
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Hon, if you're married, you have health insurance...right? Call a doctor's office on base and get some diagnosis going. Most of eat when we are feeling emotional, but not to the point of throwing up, or crying, eating, and then throwing up in rapid succession. I'm no doctor, but I'm an expert in emotional eating, and this isn't what I would consider normal. You might also consider getting some help with your feelings of terrible missing your husband; it is totally natural to miss your husband, but you don't have to do it alone. Do you have a minister, best friend, therapist, counselor? Good luck, Sweetie, your husband is a hero to many of us, and so are you!

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I'm an emotional eater too, food makes me feel better and right now I'm learning NOT to stuff my feelings and discuss them instead.
I suppose the important question is are you inducing vomitting after eating, eating yourself sick with the intention of vomitting or just eating too much and throwing up because you lose track of your intake?
Regardless, you need to talk about your feelings. Whether you talk to your parents, a therapist or a friend, you need to air your emotional lungs.

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