Are you binge eating? Binge eating is defined as compulsively eating unusually large amounts of food in one sitting and is usually done secretively. Even infrequent binges to mask emotions should not be taken lightly. View them as a wakeup call. Something in your life is in disarray. Binges are masking what’s eating at you, so read this CalorieKing article for more information and tips on how to manage it.