Friend Serves Me Less Food Because I'm Fat - AITA for Making Dinner Awkward?

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Imagine being served less dinner than everyone else at the table because of your weight. That's exactly what happened to one person in a group of friends. They were served up less food and it led to an awkward situation. The post comes from the subreddit 'amitheasshole' and has received over 12k upvotes. The author of the post shares their experience of being proud of their body but still facing discrimination from others. Read on to find out what happened when they spoke up about the issue.

Embrace body positivity as we navigate through dinner 🍴✨

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Proud of my body despite others' opinions - body positivity 👊

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Focusing on strength and fitness, not weight - body positivity 🏋️‍♀️

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Overcoming weight stigma and proving my worth to 'friends' 🏃‍♀️

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Friend dishes out fat-shaming comments at dinner - AITA?

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Standing up for myself when friend serves me less food 🍽️

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Polite friend offers less food, dinner gets awkward. 🤷‍♂️

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Awkward dinner over portion size difference - AITA?

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Friend's backhanded concern for weight ruins dinner - AITA?

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

Awkward dinner conversation leads to blame game - AITA?

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

A clarification on 'entree' sparks a cultural debate 🍲

fattypatty26 | fattypatty26

🍽️ Friend serves me less food because I'm fat - AITA for making dinner awkward? 🤔

In this post, someone shares their experience of being served less food by a friend at a dinner party because of their weight. The poster, who is happy and comfortable with their body, was confused and embarrassed by the public comment, but politely requested a full portion. The friend then expressed concern about the poster's weight loss progress, which made the situation even more uncomfortable. The post raises questions about how we talk about weight and body size, and how to navigate situations where others make comments about our food choices or body. Keep reading to see what others had to say about this awkward dinner interaction.

NTA, friend made it awkward by serving less food based on weight 🍽️

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Friend serves smaller portion to OP based on their weight - NTA for calling out their rude behavior.

talibob | talibob

Friend shames OP for being on a diet - NTA for standing up.

Doctor-Liz | Doctor-Liz

Real friends support and include you no matter what. NTA 👏

ghostofumich2005 | ghostofumich2005

Friend shames OP for weight, NTA for dinner confrontation 🙅

Whitestaunton | Whitestaunton

Supportive comment, cheering for OP's recovery 🙏

houston_veronica | houston_veronica

Friend shames OP's diet, triggers ED. NTA for avoiding.

Jane_the_Quene | Jane_the_Quene

Celebrate mental health progress 🎉, reconsider toxic friendships 🤔

Thiscokesgonebad | Thiscokesgonebad

Cut off toxic friends for your mental and physical health 💪

shoxford | shoxford

Don't make assumptions about someone's food preference - ESH

that-bro-joshy | that-bro-joshy

Don't make assumptions about anyone's eating habits. NTA.

Ill-Acanthaceae9321 | Ill-Acanthaceae9321

NTA for standing up to friend's rude behavior 🙅‍♀️

tomtomclubthumb | tomtomclubthumb

Fat-shaming friends? NTA for calling out dinner awkwardness 🤔

LittleFairyOfDeath | LittleFairyOfDeath

Assumptions about food portions make dinner uncomfortable - NTA

Stranger-Tastes | Stranger-Tastes

Body positivity wins - NTA for standing up to friend's fatphobia 💯

machigo1 | machigo1

Friend restricts my food but makes carb-filled paella? NTA.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Friend serves inappropriate meal, commenters agree NTA, suggest communication.

Cardabella | Cardabella

👍 You stood up for yourself. Good riddance to bad friends.

musical_spork | musical_spork

Don't let manipulators shift the blame! NTA 🙌

[deleted] | [deleted]

Host serves less food to overweight guest - NTA response

IHaveSaidMyPiece | IHaveSaidMyPiece

Friend's behavior towards my ED sparks concern from commenter.

SourNotesRockHardAbs | SourNotesRockHardAbs

Consider finding new friends who don't discriminate based on weight.

actualreallifebear | actualreallifebear

Being served less food because of weight - not cool. #NTA 👎

Sinjury | Sinjury

Not a friend, not a meal. 😡

MissMilu | MissMilu

Friend serves less food for being fat - NTA wins!

MillieHillie | MillieHillie

Your friend served a side of fat shaming with dinner 😒

WhiteJadedButterfly | WhiteJadedButterfly

Friend purposely serves less food because of weight - NTA

SevsMumma21217 | SevsMumma21217

Supportive comment section with positive vibes! 🙌

booksanddancing | booksanddancing

Stand up for yourself and what you eat, NTA 🍴

equationgirl | equationgirl

Serving less food because of weight? Not cool! 😒

[deleted] | [deleted]

Cheers to standing up against fat-shaming! 🙌👏

gunnyhunty | gunnyhunty

Standing up for yourself with grace and dignity. ✊

edebby | edebby

Friend publicly shames overweight dinner guest - NTA for response 😒

tulipbunnys | tulipbunnys

Body shaming at dinner - NTA's response goes viral

RaysUnderwater | RaysUnderwater

Overcoming ED and standing up for oneself. 💪

some_magical_animal | some_magical_animal

Standing up to fat-shaming friend - NTA 👏🏼

Jazzisa | Jazzisa

You were generous, NTA. Her behavior was rude 😡

Suspicious_Map_1559 | Suspicious_Map_1559

Avoid toxic friends who body shame you. NTA 👏

spring_cherry | spring_cherry

Friend body-shames and serves less food - NTA for response 🙅‍♀️

Threadheads | Threadheads

Body-shaming never works. Finding joy in physical activity does 🏋️‍♀️

deemossy | deemossy

Agreeing with the commenter's shock and supporting their decision. 😲 #NTA

witchbrew7 | witchbrew7

Overcoming an eating disorder is hard enough. NTA for reacting.

Fettnaepfchen | Fettnaepfchen

Commenter defends OP, calls out friend's rude behavior 🚫🍽️

unapproved_dentist | unapproved_dentist

Friend assumes weight loss goal and blames OP for awkwardness 🤦‍♀️

CJL2021 | CJL2021

Don't shame someone for wanting dinner 🍽️

rosered936 | rosered936

Toxic friend? NTA for calling out food discrimination 🤪

Phalangebanshee | Phalangebanshee

Weight stigma is real, NTA for standing up for yourself ❤️

-im-tryin- | -im-tryin-

Friend serves less food to OP, but NTA for handling it maturely 🍴

notflashytho | notflashytho

Standing up for oneself against body shaming 🙌🏼

MaryContrary26 | MaryContrary26

Don't let anyone control what you eat 🍽️ #NTA

[deleted] | [deleted]

Standing up to a fake friend 🙅‍♀️🚫

plenty_of_paper | plenty_of_paper

Etiquette 101: Serve your guests! NTA, serve the truth 🍽️😤

Head2Heels | Head2Heels

Friend served less food to OP, called out for being rude 🤨

CombinationSimilar50 | CombinationSimilar50

Overcoming ED and standing up for fair treatment - 💪🏼

MadameMimmm | MadameMimmm