I'm glad more people are recognizing that being fat isn't a problem of being lazy and eating Cheetos off your chest all day, but it's also not always a medical condition. But if dudes continue to be dismissed when they try to talk about body issues, it's just going to make us care more, not less. "I like/love you even though you're fat." This is something that many dudes I know have explicitly heard.
A desperate need to hold onto a relationship can also lead to you minimising or overlooking behaviour that you find demeaning, insulting or even abusive.
Science shows that the equation isn’t as simple as too much food plus not enough exercise equals fat.
Last year I read a stack of obesity, diet and nutrition books, adopted a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet, and lost 50 pounds.
Or — in the worst-case scenario — you’ll wake up one day to find your pecker has been cut off and flushed down the toilet. Like I mentioned, it’s flattering when someone thinks you’re the shit, but don’t believe the hype. Most of us can tell when we’re being flirted with, but an insecure woman assumes every conversation you have with someone of the opposite sex is going to lead to you dumping her for an upgrade, so she always swoops in to intervene.
But here’s the thing about insecurity: It can be cured. This is difficult to defend against, because after all, you are a man.