As we speak’s query about weight problems in courting comes from Will who asks:

Q: Hello Debra. Im feeling conflicted that a lady being obese or overweight has turn into a dealbreaker for a relationship.

I do my finest to eat effectively and train to maintain a wholesome weight for myself, particularly since Im in danger for Kind II diabetes, and weight problems is the primary danger issue. Evidently marrying somebody who additionally has the self-discipline to take care of a wholesome weight is the easiest way for us to reside a lengthy and wholesome life collectively.

However I really feel responsible as a result of Ive been informed since I used to be a youngster that its whats inside that counts, and but Im disqualifying ladies with one take a look at their physique form. Is it okay that a lady being obese or overweight has turn into a dealbreaker for me? Or am I being too superficial?

Should Obesity Be A Deal Breaker?

You guys, we’re bringing it at the moment on the podcast.

I’ll be sincere, my first response was to keep away from answering this query, as a result of it’s such a delicate subject and one we don’t convey up usually.

But when Will was daring sufficient to ask it with such thoughtfulness and sensitivity, then I believed it was vital to be daring sufficient to reply it. 

With out additional to say, let’s dive into this candid  query and focus on whether or not or not weight problems must be a deal breaker relating to the belongings you’re on the lookout for in a courting relationship.

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Should Obesity Be a Deal Breaker in Courting?

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