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Willpower vs. Willingness

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When I was in the food, deep in my addiction, I believed I was a weak person. If I truly wanted to stop the binges and the pattern of self-hatred and self-destruction, then I should be able to muster the willpower to get myself out of the depths of despair. But it never really worked that way. I would be “good” for a while, and then think I should be able to treat myself, but every treat ended in a binge, with me feeling swollen, nauseated, guilty, and remorseful. Ashamed and exhausted, I would try to figure out why my

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