- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Plume (September 1, 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0452270847
- ISBN-13: 978-0452270848
- Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (42 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #703,067 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating Paperback – September 1, 1993
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Top Customer Reviews
If you, like me; have declined social invitation because you did not want to eat, refused to go out with friends because you 'felt fat', or lain awake at night with insomnia as you are worried because tomorrow is 'weigh day' - then this book is for you.
Geneen understands EXACTLY what we have been going through and explains in an empathetic and compassionate fashion how you can stop judging yourself and get off the diet bandwagon. Throw all your diet books and scales away, feed your 'diet' food to your dog and start nurturing your body and understanding when you are hungry, what your body wants you to consume and when you have had enough. Am I 'cured'? It's an ongoing process, but one that at least I have taken the first few steps toward.
Geneen Roth will give you the tools to lead yourself down the road to freedom. And all you have to do is read her book!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It's a great concept, but the book makes me binge, cus all the time I'm reading, I'm focusing on food. And binging.Published 10 months ago by Lizmari M. Collazo
I've read this book a few times and find it very insightful regarding the reasons we eat and overeat. I highly recommend it.Published 19 months ago by Naomi Jensen
Not into self diagnosing old problems or possible life events that MIGHT be affecting my eating. Didn't feel there was enough practical guidelines to be useful.Published on April 8, 2014 by Kathryn B Williams
I actually bought this book when it first came out and loved it. Unfortunately I loaned it out and never saw it again. I bought it again and I wanted the same book I had. Read morePublished on December 23, 2013 by T Rockwell
It was not what I was looking for - ended up giving it to a friend who loved this book.Published on December 22, 2013 by Sharon A. Dror
This book is very straight forward and easy to read. Great for eating disorder recovery. I like all of Geneen Roth's books.Published on October 16, 2013 by Mahta M. Pirooz
I dont know what i was looking for, but this wasnt it. It didnt have helpful info, just alot of the writers personal feelings. not enought useful info.Published on October 14, 2013 by Penny Bailey
I'm a compulsive eater, and all this book did was to give me permission to eat anything I want. The idea was that we eventuallty eat only what we need in the long run. Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by Rebecca Pharr
I've read all of Geneen Roth's books and am always impressed with her hit-the-nail-on-the-head descriptions of both the experience and the meaning behind compulsive eating. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by MVV