9 Ways to Encourage a Boyfriend Who Thinks “Dieting is a Pain!”

Your boyfriend is overweight, but shows no signs he wants to do anything about it. If you’re worried about him, what can you say that will get him to put some effort into shedding the pounds? We did a survey of guys, and in this article we present 9 ways to encourage a boyfriend who thinks “Dieting is a pain!”

1. Get him picturing the results: “If you lost a little weight, you’d look like [celebrity x].”

“If I can visualize the results, then I can get motivated.” Make him picture the bright future that awaits him once he’s succeeded in losing weight, and up his motivation. A little bit of flattery means you can make suggestions without hurting his self-esteem. “You’re really good looking, so it would be a shame if you didn’t make the effort.”