Are you intrigued by the phrase, “eating your feelings,” but don’t really know what it means or what you can do about it? In the past, “eating your feelings” has been treated as “one size fits all.” But, really, there are at least four different ways you might be eating your feelings. Below are profiles of four different types of overeaters that make up the STOP acronym. Many compulsive overeaters may fit into several of these profiles.