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

6. Reward him: “If you lose the weight, then let’s take a vacation together.”

“I can work hard if I have something to aim towards.” Some guys said their motivation would improve if there was a reward for their success. Break it up into smaller goals: “If you lose five pounds, we’ll go away for a weekend; if you lose twenty pounds, let’s take that trip to the Caribbean.” Smaller goals will help him to keep moving forward.