by Lexi Petronis
Kate PowersWhen you're trying to find the motivation to eat well and exercise regularly, "my significant other will looooove the results" can occasionally have a spot on the "reasons to exercise" list. Oh yes--I'll cop to it!
But according to a new study, that possible "do" might actually turn out to be a "don't" when it comes to your relationship.
Researchers at North Carolina State University studied 21 U.S. couples--all of whom who had a partner who had lost an average of 30 to 60 pounds within a two-year time span. All were given questionnaires inquiring as to how the weight loss had made a difference with their relationship.
In some cases, communication improved after the weight was lost--those who had shed pounds were usually more likely to talk about how to live healthily, and even try to inspire their partners to exercise or eat better. When the other partners were into the idea, the relationships wereRead More »from Can Losing Weight Hurt Your Relationship?