Anyone know any good resources on the binge/purge cycle and how to deal with it in a healthy way?

I notice a lot of users will permanently delete their account thinking they will never be back, then a couple weeks/months later they email me asking if they can get their old username back. So I have been considering adding some resources to the delete account section that might be useful. I just don't know if anything like this exists already 🤔

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@james When I was first talking with my partner the “understanding infantiliism” site was helpful. They have a section on binge and purge: understanding.infantilism.org/

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Yup, this has been a good go to site for a sensible point of view. Bitter Grey is a wise one. I think he started these pages back in 1995.
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@bilbo_uk @james I also remember reading these in the 90s on dial up. How time flies

@Nix @james this made all the difference for me. Once I recognized what was going on I was able to never go through it again. Extremely valuable resource

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