It's not unusual for bulimic symptoms to also coexist with other risk-taking behaviors. Many people who develop bulimia also struggle with alcohol and/or drug abuse. Some have problems with impulse control and get in trouble for shoplifting and other forms of theft. Many bulimics are also "cutters" who self-rnutilate at times. (This is also true of anorexics who have a binge-purge variety of the disorder.) If any of these situations applies to you, ifs important to own up to them so that all components of your particular set of challenges will be addressed in therapy's
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