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My eating disorder is tied to my psychosis

gay cotard

gay cotard

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I am diagnosed with otherwise specified eating disorder. For a long time, I thought I was abnormal for my eating habits. I wouldn’t eat anyone else’s cooking and would go days (sometimes weeks) without eating. I now know it’s part of my delusions. I’m paranoid that someone will poison me and I don’t see the need to eat since I’m dead. It’s been this way since I was a child. Can anyone else relate? Or at least understand?
 
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Tell your doctor that you do not feel the need to eat because you are dead.
It's a thing. You can google it.

You do know that no one is trying to poison you, right? It's a delusion.
 
gay cotard

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Thank you. I’ll tell my doctor when I see them. It’s hard not to believe it, when the voices tell me it is poised.
 
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your food is not poisoned.
I know you won't believe me because you have not learned to never acquiesce
to a delusion.
Enjoy the journey of life. ✌
 
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