Yes, the dreaded dating dozen is the sister of the freshman fifteen, but hopefully with higher-quality food involved.
Are you someone who tends to put on a few as soon as you start seeing someone new? What about those of us who save the weight gain for the demise of the relationship, also known as Ben and Jerry Therapy? It is fairly traditional to go out to dinner and a movie when you first start spending time with someone.
Experts believe this phenomenon can't be attributed to one specific reason, but rather an accumulation of behaviors and mind frames.
Simply put, you're more likely to engage in somewhat unhealthier choices when you're with the one you love.
One study also found happily married couples tend to gain more weight than others.
This might be because many people associate their weight with their appearance -- something that often becomes less important once they've settled down -- over their health, says Andrea Meltzer, an assistant professor of psychology at Florida State University and a lead researcher on the study.
I know first handedly that women also gain weight when they have a boyfriend because they get comfortable.
Why should we work hard to maintain our figure when we don't feel the need to impress anyone, right? Your “significant other” liked you for who you were when he met you.
At first, your sweetie's knack for whipping up a dynamite batch of chocolate chip cookies was cute and fun; but over time, those small indulgences may start causing the scale to tip in the wrong direction.
That can add up to some extra pounds on the scale, so here are some tips to prevent weight gain while dating.
I've seen it one too many times: my most in-shape friends get boyfriends and in the blink of an eye, they look like they could be Shamu's twin sister.
One of my friends recently gained 20 lbs within a few months of having a boyfriend.