Man Asks Girlfriend To Limit Food At Dinner With His Broke Grandma

Alfe Mercado
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A man is caught in a dilemma between his girlfriend and his broke grandmother. He asks his girlfriend to limit her food intake at his grandma's dinner so that his grandmother can have enough food for the week. However, his girlfriend is a vocal advocate for body positivity and refuses to limit her food intake. The man is unsure if he is the a**hole in this situation and seeks the opinion of others. Read on to find out more about this incompatibility issue and share your thoughts.

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Grandma refuses food out of pride, creating awkward dinner situation.

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Be considerate: Man asks girlfriend to limit food at dinner

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Girlfriend refuses to limit food at dinner with broke grandma 🍴

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Navigating relationship conflicts: Asking partner to limit eating at dinner

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Man defends not telling gf to limit food at grandma's house

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Man asks girlfriend to limit food at dinner with broke grandma 🍽️

A man is facing a moral dilemma after asking his girlfriend to limit her food intake at dinner with his broke grandmother. The girlfriend, who is an advocate for body positivity, refused to limit her food intake, leading to a debate about poverty and privilege. The man tried to explain to his girlfriend that his grandmother cannot afford to feed them and that taking too much food means she goes hungry for days. However, the girlfriend argued that she would not be shamed for her eating and that no one else could decide when she had 'enough' food. The situation has highlighted incompatibility issues in their relationship. The man is seeking advice on whether he was wrong to ask his girlfriend to limit her food intake. Read on to see what people have to say about this situation.

NTA. Girlfriend's lack of consideration for grandma and entitlement is alarming.

puffalump212 | puffalump212

Girlfriend's selfishness leaves grandma hungry. NTA. Dump her. 💔

ZampyZero | ZampyZero

Commenters agree: dump Ashley for being unsupportive and selfish 💔

FoxUniCarKilo | FoxUniCarKilo

NTA for trying to limit food at dinner with broke grandma.

If-By-Whisky | If-By-Whisky

Being positive about something to the point of being toxic ☣️

GoldenFrog14 | GoldenFrog14

NTA. Girlfriend projecting fat shaming. Reasonable compromise to eat out later.

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NTA. Feeding Grandma is important & getting help is okay ❤️

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Be considerate of others, not just yourself 🙏

Primary-Criticism929 | Primary-Criticism929

NTA, but the girlfriend should have been more understanding 🍽️

ForwardPlenty | ForwardPlenty

ESH: Grandma's unreasonable rules, girlfriend's lack of consideration, and OP's fat-shaming.

dragon-queen | dragon-queen

ESH. Solution: Bring food, eat beforehand, invite grandma on dates.

MangoWorking3057 | MangoWorking3057

Fair compromise or fatphobe bait? Reddit debates dinner dilemma 🍽️

Dszquphsbnt | Dszquphsbnt

ESH - Grandmother's pride put over family's comfort, GF felt ambushed.

LonelyHrtsClub | LonelyHrtsClub

Showing empathy towards grandma's situation while suggesting kind alternatives 💕

ElfinPrincessMarlene | ElfinPrincessMarlene

Commenter calls out grandma's behavior 👵

15674478545787447 | 15674478545787447

Partner's lack of communication leads to awkward dinner, ESH.

Ladyughsalot1 | Ladyughsalot1

Everyone sucks here in a no-win situation 😐

schattenfuchs | schattenfuchs

Defending a grandma's appetite 🍴👵❤️

unlikearegularflower | unlikearegularflower

Commenter empathizes with OP's concern but questions his relationship

SuitableEmployee8416 | SuitableEmployee8416

Communication is key! ESH for not setting expectations clearly 🗝️

Time_Act_3685 | Time_Act_3685

Ensuring grandma has food shouldn't be controversial 😑

The_Smiddy_ | The_Smiddy_

NTA commenter criticizes body positivity and defends grandmother's financial situation.

redditnewbye | redditnewbye

Generous advice to repay grandma's hospitality with a meal 🍴

arcoftheswing | arcoftheswing

Girlfriend eats grandma's only food, commenter says bye with waving hand emoji.

classicgirl1990 | classicgirl1990

Defending his grandma's meal, NTA gets support from commenters

Markusvlad | Markusvlad

Putting food over family? 🤔 NTA made the right call.

Lee2021az | Lee2021az

Expectations not communicated, grandma and gf both at fault. 😕

ringslingleader | ringslingleader

Commenter defends OP against size-shaming girlfriend. 💪

Catfiche1970 | Catfiche1970

NTA, but Ashley should recognize grandma's situation and show compassion 🍽️

JeSuisMagique | JeSuisMagique

Compassion over calories, NTA kindly requests girlfriend's consideration 🍝❤️

Sk111W | Sk111W

Grandma's emotional manipulation for groceries, a**hole or not?

liebebella | liebebella

Body shaming can lead to disordered eating. Be mindful. 💭

LittleBug088 | LittleBug088

Respect your host's home and food etiquette. NTA.

Keqingisthedpsqueen | Keqingisthedpsqueen

Commenter suggests breaking up with girlfriend over dinner dispute.

K_DeSinaasappelen | K_DeSinaasappelen

Grandma's pride is getting in the way, couple needs communication 🤝

Cent1234 | Cent1234

Keeping grandma fed 😋

Mayo-on-a-stick | Mayo-on-a-stick

Commenter votes ESH, suspects previous food shaming incidents by OP.

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Don't blame your girlfriend for your grandma's hospitality. YTA 🙄

Phoxie | Phoxie

Explaining the situation is important, but fat shaming isn't cool 😒

[deleted] | [deleted]

Grandma needs food, not body shaming. Ashley is inconsiderate. 😒

dontwantfamtofind | dontwantfamtofind

Man asks girlfriend to limit food for broke grandma, gets criticized.

ScammerC | ScammerC

Man asks girlfriend to limit food at dinner with his broke grandma. Commenter explains why girlfriend is being selfish and offers a solution. 💪

muskiesfan1 | muskiesfan1