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Tiziana Dearing is a professor of social work at Boston College and the former president of Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Boston. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)The binge just begins at Thanksgiving. First, it's food. Then, it's shopping. It continues straight through Christmas, almost regardless of your religion, and explodes in a finale of champagne, more food and staying up late on New Year's Eve. Whew. It's been one hell of a month and a half.