It wasn't until I had my first serious boyfriend that I realized what the phrase "fat and happy" really meant. Between decadent dinner dates (dessert always included!) and Sundays spent lolling around in bed instead of hitting the gym, being coupled up can wreak havoc on your waistline. Love may be blind, but that muffin top is there for all to see! But don't worry-you don't have to choose between romance and fitting into your jeans. Here, five behaviors that add on the love layer, and how to fix them.
1. YOU EAT OUT… ALL THE TIME
When you're single, you tend to prepare healthy foods at home. But once you're in a relationship, it's decadent dinner dates followed by caloric brunches. "Couples bond over food, and enjoying it becomes a special ritual in their relationship," says nutritionist Christine Avanti, author of Skinny Chicks Don't Eat Salads. That's bad news for your waistline: A Men's Health analysis of 24 national chains revealed that the average entree at a sit-downRead More »from 5 Ways to prevent love chub