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Advice to Men: What to Say When Your Wife/Girlfriend Asks, "Do I look fat?"

First off, here's what not to say:

1.Man Says:"No! Absoutely not! You look so skinny!  
Woman Hears:You really do look fat, but I don't want you to be mad at me, so I'm lying to you.

2.Man Says:"Well...a little bit."
Woman Hears:I don't find you attractive. You're not good enough and never will be. Oh, and you look like a whale.

3.Man Says:"You always look good to me."
Woman Hears:You look fat, but I can live with it.

4.Man Says: "It's not you, it's the outfit."
Woman Hears: Yes, you are fat, I'm just trying to say it in a nice way so you don't get mad.

5.Man Says Nothing:
Woman Hears:I don't want to tell you how fat I think you are, and I don't want to lie, so I'm not going to say anything.

Now on to what you should say, wrapped in a little antecdote:

One afternoon I was feeling fat and accidentally asked my husband this dreaded question. He sat there frozen, staring, like a scared rabbit as if he was ho…