Slim Woman Snaps at Obese BFF Over Constant Food Pushing: Who's the Real Culprit? 😲

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We all have that one friend who loves to share their food, but what happens when it becomes too much to handle? 😰 Meet our 33-year-old protagonist, who's been best friends with her 31-year-old, obese buddy since childhood. They've been through thick and thin together (pun intended), but there's one strange habit that's causing some tension between them: the friend's constant pushing of food on her slim companion. 🍔🍟🍦 After years of saying nothing, our protagonist finally snaps and tells her friend she can't eat as much as her. But did she go too far? Let's dive into the story and find out! 🕵️‍♀️

BFFs Through Thick and Thin 🤞

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The Food-Pushing Habit 🍽️

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No Escape from Snacks 🍪

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The Unspoken Reason? 🤐

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The Breaking Point 🍦

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Ice Cream Showdown 🍨

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The Confrontation 😬

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An Insult or Politeness? 🤔

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Husbands Weigh In ⚖️

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Apologies and Reflections 💔

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Cultural Context 🌍

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Lost in Translation? 🗣️

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The Bigger Picture 🖼️

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Avoiding the Conversation 🙊

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Time to Address the Issue 🕰️

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A Friendship on the Line: Food-Pushing Gone Too Far? 😨

After years of tolerating her best friend's strange habit of pushing food on her, our protagonist finally snaps and tells her friend she can't eat as much as her. This leads to hurt feelings, accusations of insult, and even their husbands getting involved. 😱 Was she too harsh, or is it time for her friend to face the truth? 🤷‍♀️ As the internet weighs in on this delicate situation, one thing is clear: it's time for these lifelong friends to have a long-overdue conversation about this issue. 💬

"NTA Ask anyone with an Italian or Asian mom or grandma. They are always pushing food at you. There is no way to politely refuse because they refuse to accept your refusal." 😲

Mosquitobait56 | Mosquitobait56

NTA. Friend's pushy behavior stems from her own insecurities. 😲

Blackberry_Bay | Blackberry_Bay

NTA. She needs therapy. She needs to understand that the only reason why she is forcing you to eat more it's probably because she can reduce the guilt that generates her overeating. 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA: Pushing food on someone is objectionable and hurtful. 😲

My_Dramatic_Persona | My_Dramatic_Persona

NTA: Friend's food pushing is a cover for her guilt 😲

Icy-Half-7802 | Icy-Half-7802

NTA. Friend pushes food to feel less guilty about eating 😲

Ada_Parker0810 | Ada_Parker0810

Polite food offers turn into weight-shaming. Blunt statements are necessary. 😲

Glum_Hamster_1076 | Glum_Hamster_1076

NTA - Apologize for the upset, explain you don't judge her. 🍣

heinleinfan | heinleinfan

NTA for reacting to food pressure. Friend may need therapy 😲

giselleboss | giselleboss

Polite refusal of ice cream escalates into a no-choice situation. NTA

Tikala | Tikala

ESH (and I am including many on this comment thread). Food pushers suck. It's a boundary violation. But you seem very eager to highlight your friends fatness. Would this behavior be more acceptable coming from a thin person? From your language, it seems pretty clear that you have some disdain for your friend/her fatness and couldn't figure out a way to say no to her without getting insulting and bringing up what sounds like her possibly disordered eating habits. I know I will get downvoted into oblivion because Reddit sure loves to hate on fat people. But whatever. It's also weird to me that this has bothered you for 25 years and you have never talked to her about it, but have speculated on why she might be doing it. Why not just talk to her??? You could have communicated it better to her by saying "It makes me really uncomfortable when you push food on me. Please when I say no just let that be the end of that conversation. Maybe you think you are being nice but it actually really stresses me out and upsets me. Please respect my boundaries."

Knish_witch | Knish_witch

NTA: Polite refusal ignored, friend has issues, let her go. 😲

SilverShadzBandit | SilverShadzBandit

Comparing food intake was unnecessary and made you somewhat the a**hole. 😲

Miss3elegant | Miss3elegant

Polite offer turned rude when container was handed over against wishes. NTA.

cloistered_around | cloistered_around

Friendship tested by food pusher, sparks body image insecurities 😢

NoBigDyl21 | NoBigDyl21

"I can't eat very much at all." The diplomatic approach. 🙌

GEWolfRat | GEWolfRat

Navigating food boundaries with friends can be tricky 🤔

ReadMyUsernameKThx | ReadMyUsernameKThx

NTA: You helped her see her unhealthy eating habits 😲

ErnaLustigg | ErnaLustigg

Enabling friends can be toxic - don't fall down the rabbit hole 😲

ShoggothSundae | ShoggothSundae

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