How Long Have You Been Dieting?

“I’ve been dieting since I was 8,” said my new weight loss client.  She is now 50-something.  “The doctor looked at a chart and told me I was on the high end of normal, but with a little luck I might grow into my weight.  I remember feeling like something was wrong with me.” Sadly, this[…]

“My husband tells me he loves the way I look. I wish he wouldn’t.”

“My husband tells me he loves the way I look. I wish he wouldn’t.” Yes, in fact I hear this more often than you might think.  When a significant other is so comfortable with their partner’s weight, it is tempting to think, ‘I wish he/she were not so accepting of me at my current weight.[…]