Things to Never Say to Someone Looking to Lose Weight

Things to Never Say to Someone Looking to Lose Weight

When you hear that someone you know is looking to shed some pounds, your immediate reaction might be, “Why?” or “But you look great.” Whether it comes from a place of not understanding, competitiveness, or even genuine thought that they look great as is, those types of responses offer an unwanted opinion and lack of support for their journey. And it can be super annoying to hear these types of reactions! If someone is trying to lose weight, it’s their desire to do so—and they are not asking for your advice or judgment. The best you can do is be encouraging towards them and help in any way you can. And if they do lose weight, you should be happy for their progress, too! Plus, you don’t know the reason for losing weight. You might instantly assume it’s for materialistic reasons—to look skinnier and feel more confident. Yet, it could... Read More