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Relationships and eating habits

02 April 2012, 15:08 Philip Kithome

Many people may not be aware but relationships have a very large influence on the eating habits of people involved in them. People in healthy relationship tend to have a more relaxed attitude when it comes to food. On the other hand, people in unhappy relationships can face cases of emotional eating or lack of appetite all together. Following are some of the ways in which relationships affect eating habits.

Bad relationships

While happily consuming junk food and increasing your calorie intake with results of high body fat because you are in a good relationship may not be a good thing or ideal but its very easy to undo.

Conversely, bad relationships where insecurity and unhappiness are involved bad eating habits are very prevalent. This is due to emotional eating. Its most likely that someone will go for that second packet of fried is the phone does not ring or if you find out that  their ex-lower have been texting. On the other end their might be a complete lose of appetite. This is because when you are panicked insecure or have that sick feeling in you stomach its usually hard to eat.

Good relationships

People in good relationships tend to have very relaxed attitudes towards food.  When you are not worried about fitting in that Chinese dress to go to the ladies night and attract a few admirers, what you eat becomes a thing of less concern. Comfort in a relationship is as a result of security and this feeling of being lowed, this leads to less concern on how you look, so gaining a pounds from increased icecream and dessert consumption is not a big deal. People in good relationship will also tend o influence each others choice of food.  This leads to either one of the partners picking the bad habits of the other, be it, a beer before going to bed, icecream in middle of the night or enabling a packet of nachos in a football game because your partner is eating it , which you would otherwise not have eaten if you were alone.

All in all whatever type of a relationship you are in just remember that, we all have individual bodies and when our bad eating habits catch up with us we suffer the consequences along. Also remember that relationships are not the only subjects of our lives we still need our physical well being weather in a good or a bad relationship the rules remain unchanged.

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