9 Ways to React if Your Boyfriend Points out You’ve Put on Weight

4. Give him a seasonal excuse: “But it’s been cold recently!”

Jokingly give him an unlikely excuse, like, “It’s easier to put on weight when it’s cold.” Use this when you want to appeal to his sense of humor. “Blaming the season is probably barking up the wrong tree, but if she said it to me deliberately I’d have to laugh.” Stock up on seasonal jokes—“I ate too much to combat the summer heat,” “I have more of an appetite in autumn”—and you’ll never be without an excuse.