I’m very grateful my partner is not a compulsive overeater or a manager of my recovery. Recovery has helped me have a more genuine relationship with him. Before OA, I just wanted him to go to bed so I could binge. I realized in OA that my primary relationship really was with food. This food focus also applied to friends and social events. I used to hover over food tables at parties or buffets, or stay in the kitchen. My primary purpose was to compulsively graze. The food was much more important than people. I am a bit shy, but

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