Chef Boyfriend Fed Up with Picky Eater Girlfriend 🍽️😤

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Imagine being a culinary arts graduate with a passion for cooking, only to find yourself living with the pickiest eater on the planet. That's the dilemma faced by one 24-year-old man who's been with his girlfriend for four years and living together for two. As much as he loves cooking, her incredibly limited palate has finally pushed him to the brink. Now, he's considering putting down the apron and letting her fend for herself. Let's dive into their story and see if he's justified in his decision. 🍳🥘

The Picky Eater Girlfriend 🍽️

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Fancy Restaurants, Simple Orders 🍛

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Moving in Together 🏠

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A Culinary Arts Degree 🎓

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The Home Chef 🍳

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The Picky Eater Revealed 😩

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A Few Examples 🍲

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The Spanish Omelet Incident 🍳

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The White Chocolate Mousse 🍨

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Zest and Steaks 🍋🥩

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The Well-Done Steak Tragedy 😭

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The Breaking Point 🚫

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The Culinary Standoff 🍴

After years of catering to his girlfriend's picky eating habits, our culinary arts graduate has finally reached his breaking point. He's tired of sacrificing his love for cooking and experimenting with flavors to accommodate her limited palate. Now, he's considering putting his foot down and letting her order takeout instead. Is he being too harsh, or is it time for her to expand her taste buds? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍽️🤔

Empathetic reply from a fellow picky eater. 🙏

broadwaycade | broadwaycade

No separate meals. Cook for all or cook for self. 👨‍🍳

mojo4394 | mojo4394

Chef boyfriend and picky eater girlfriend may be incompatible. NTA.

unabowler | unabowler

Cooking is their passion but not their partner's picky eating habits 🤔

mrcatboy | mrcatboy

Cooking is a serious hobby for foodies. Consider compatibility 🤔

LimitedCorri | LimitedCorri

ESH - Communication is key, consider if she's a supertaster 🤔

Candlesticksnape | Candlesticksnape

Picky eater girlfriend is the a**hole for not trying new dishes 🙄

kimbolew22 | kimbolew22

NTA. Encourage girlfriend to make a list of meals she likes 😊

zombiemeowth | zombiemeowth

Compromise is key for coexisting picky and non-picky eaters 😍

Bambie-Rizzo | Bambie-Rizzo

Cooking for a picky eater can be a relationship dealbreaker 😢

centopar | centopar

Adapting meals worked for this couple after 30 years 🤩

Maribelle07 | Maribelle07

Cook what you like, enough for both. NTA, she is.

Deanrox13 | Deanrox13

Have a non-judgemental conversation about her dietary needs 🍽️😤

neddythestylish | neddythestylish

Respectful advice for a chef boyfriend dealing with a picky eater 😊

RedditDK2 | RedditDK2

Picky eaters can be high sensitive people, but both are TA.

Miepsel | Miepsel

Chef boyfriend frustrated with picky eater girlfriend, NTA suggests compromise.

ellejaypea | ellejaypea

Picky eating can be frustrating for both parties involved 🤷🏻‍♂️

Aloena | Aloena

Cooking for a picky eater girlfriend? NTA, it's frustrating 😑

Dangerfyeld | Dangerfyeld

Understanding and empathy for picky eaters 🙏

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Cooking for a picky eater girlfriend: compromise or deal-breaker? 🤔

WhichWitchisThis | WhichWitchisThis

NTA. Commenter's husband is a picky eater, causing frustration and limitations.

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Cook for yourself, but make extra for her to choose.

azagthothh | azagthothh

Cook for her or teach her to cook. NTA.

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Cooking for picky eaters: fair division of labor or dealbreaker? 🤔

namabae | namabae

Compromise suggestion for picky eater girlfriend. Make it sexy 😍

bmidontcare | bmidontcare

Food is a passion, find a partner who shares it 🍝

Sirnando138 | Sirnando138

Understanding picky eaters and ARFID, NAH verdict.

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Respect her preferences, but don't let her take advantage. 👍

DoctorSansaStrange | DoctorSansaStrange

Chef boyfriend settles for cheap flank steak. NTA.

fukier | fukier

Picky eating can be due to underlying factors beyond one's control 🤔

tyrelltsura | tyrelltsura

Picky eater child vs picky eater girlfriend. NTA's solution 👨‍👦‍👦

eregina3 | eregina3

Compromise is key: teach her to cook without seasoning 😊

implodemode | implodemode

Understanding picky eaters: NAH, but girlfriend could be nicer 😊

SeniorComputer5 | SeniorComputer5

Cooking conflict: NTA suggests girlfriend make her own tendies 👨‍🍳

losesmoney | losesmoney

Picky eater explains struggles and sensitivity to taste and texture.

PeggyHill90210 | PeggyHill90210

Dump the whiny girlfriend and find a foodie 👍

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Foodie relationship woes: NTA boyfriend vs. picky eater girlfriend 🤤

Stokbakko | Stokbakko

Husband eats hated basil rolls to avoid embarrassing wife 😍

freckles2363 | freckles2363

Compromise and communication are key in dealing with picky eaters 😊

kt-bug17 | kt-bug17

Cooking for a picky eater girlfriend: ESH and no winners 😕

Thames_CDN | Thames_CDN

Cook your own bland meals 🤷‍♂️ #NTA

starrycornflakes | starrycornflakes

NAH for taste preferences, but YTA for getting mad 😑. Cook your own meals now 👩‍🍳🍞

Qaetan | Qaetan

NTA. Is the relationship worth dealing with a picky eater?

miss_hush | miss_hush

Foodie approves of chef's decision and asks for recipe 👨‍🍳👌

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Partner stopped being picky after ultimatum. NTA 👍

AbhorsenDoctor | AbhorsenDoctor

Understanding picky eaters: sensory issues can cause aversions. Be kind 🙏

residentmind9 | residentmind9

Supportive husband defends chef boyfriend against picky eater girlfriend 👨‍🍳

freebird247 | freebird247

Communication is key in relationships 💋👍

gwell66 | gwell66

Self-sufficiency is key. Eat what you like, feed yourself.

gratscot | gratscot

Don't enable the picky eater girlfriend. NTA 👍

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Chef boyfriend struggles to share love of food with girlfriend 😢

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Picky eater debate: Can't stand even tiny amounts of flavors. NTA.

dcoleski | dcoleski

Picky eater takes responsibility for own food choices 😊

allyek | allyek

Encouraging partner to try new foods, but okay with pickiness. 🍽️

quietlycommenting | quietlycommenting

ESH. Picky eater girlfriend and chef boyfriend both at fault 🤷🏻‍🍳

xcarex | xcarex

NTA, let her feed herself. She's 24, not two 😒

hannahsflora | hannahsflora

Cook your own meal, don't blame your partner 🙅🏻

Knightengle | Knightengle

Communication is key 💬, even when cooking for yourself. NTA 😊

Naive-Papaya | Naive-Papaya

Picky eater defends herself, advises chef to cook for himself sometimes 🤷🏼‍♂️

MrPotato2753 | MrPotato2753

Food compatibility is key to a healthy relationship 😍

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Sensitive taste buds may be the cause of picky eating 🤔

griseldabean | griseldabean

Cook for yourself, not your picky eater partner. NTA 👍

rowanevejones | rowanevejones

NAH, separate meals are fine. She might be a supertaster 🤔

circus-witch | circus-witch

Cook what you love or she can get McDonald's 😍

potato-pit | potato-pit

Culinary degree, no spice, and destroyed meat. NTA, move on.

Nyrixa | Nyrixa

Cook for yourself if you hate seasonings. More for me! 😋

soph_lurk_2018 | soph_lurk_2018

Parent shares successful strategy for picky eaters 🍝👍

RNae75 | RNae75

Picky eater defends girlfriend, but agrees with NTA verdict. 😊

Nazail | Nazail

Challenge accepted: find ways to introduce new foods on her terms 🍴

Dizzman1 | Dizzman1

Don't confuse exotic food with personality, YTA. Have an adult conversation.

the_witch_askew | the_witch_askew

NTA. Commenter empathizes with picky eaters due to Autism.

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Food is important in relationships, a picky eater can be frustrating 🍝

NebulaTits | NebulaTits

Picky eater ruins dinner parties and complains about being left out 🤷🏻‍♂️

any0must | any0must

Communication is key. YTA for insulting her. 🚫

Chookity_Dookity | Chookity_Dookity

NTA suggests buying cookbooks for picky eater girlfriend 👩🏻‍🍳 but warns against 'I'm done cooking' plan 😔

Alergic2Victory | Alergic2Victory

Cooking for a picky eater girlfriend? NTA, let her cook.

MotherFuckingCupcake | MotherFuckingCupcake

Cooking steak well-done isn't a crime, spice aversion is.

moist-nostril | moist-nostril

Is the girlfriend a super taster? NAH, let her feed herself 😏

Miscellaniac | Miscellaniac

Relationship advice: communicate and compromise on cooking for picky eaters 🍟🍚

mbbaer | mbbaer

Dating a picky eater is tough, NTA for not cooking 🍝

cannabitchhh | cannabitchhh

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