Marriage Made Me Fat!

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"When I was single I weighed a lot less."

Why does tying the knot frequently mean tipping the scale? Dr. Edward Abramson, a nationally known specialist in the treatment of eating problems, looks frankly and compassinately at the hidden ways marriage can put on unwanted pounds, and provides a complete, easy program for losing weight—and keeping it off. In this eye-opening ...

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Overview

"When I was single I weighed a lot less."

Why does tying the knot frequently mean tipping the scale? Dr. Edward Abramson, a nationally known specialist in the treatment of eating problems, looks frankly and compassinately at the hidden ways marriage can put on unwanted pounds, and provides a complete, easy program for losing weight—and keeping it off. In this eye-opening book, he'll show you:

  • eight reasons for weight gain after marriage
  • the link between love and fat
  • dieting sabotage by your spouse
  • emotional triggers that take you straight to the refridgerator
  • unhealthy eating habits and the cravings you can't resist
  • sex and chocolate...how weight is linked to intimacy

Dr. Abramson then gives you simple changes you can make today, ranging from what to do in the supermarket to what to say when your partner puts you down for being overweight. Finally, he shows you how to achieve great dieting results—with your spouse as your ally and biggest supporter.

Let Marriage Made Me Fat! help you achieve a slimmer, self-assured new you—and a happier, healthier relationship too.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575665566
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 6.93 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction 11
Part I Is Your Marriage Making You Fat?
1. Why Food Substitutes for Love 19
2. Seven Reasons Why I Gained Weight 37
3. The Eighth Reason: I Got Married 57
4. Lessons in Intergalactic Communication 75
Part II A Recipe for Losing Weight and Improving Your Relationship
5. No More Yo-Yos 97
6. Ready, Set, Goal 115
7. Surgery: Separating the Heart from the Stomach 133
8. Safe Sex 149
9. Don't Swallow It or Spit It Out--Chew on It 169
10. Ending Food Fights 185
11. The Rewarding Marriage 203
12. Doing It Together 223
13. Deadly Detours 243
References 257
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