‘Don’t get too thin.’
member gave her husband recently. On our private member’s
only discussion board he told us that he chose to ignore this
The man’s goal is to be back in fighting trim. An honorable puruit.
So what’s going on with the wife?
Well, tis a very common thing that wives say to husbands –
and husbands to their wives. It’s not meant to be hurtful or
harmful (at least not in this case).
What is really going on is this: The man is changing. He’s
changing right before her eyes. And many people are
frightened by change. They see it as a negative instead of
a positive. And the reason they see it as a negative is because,
with the ‘familiar’ they know what to expect.
But with change? – oh no – something ELSE might happen.
Hot chicks might start to notice you more. They might
even begin to desire you. Then again, when you’re really fit,
maybe you’ll start looking at HER (your wife) in a different light.
Maybe you’ll demand that she change. Maybe you’ll start
wanting an even fitter wife. And so on.
Yes, men have different ways of trying to strap limitations
on their wives, too. My advice in either scenario is ‘mind your
My wife works out regularly. I don’t tell her what to do. Don’t offer
her a word of advice, unless she asks – and she rarely does. So
I keep my trap shut. Funny, huh? She has free access to the fitness
guru – but she’d rather be independent – and I admire that. Doesn’t
hurt my feelings in the least as I understand the dynamics of the
relationship. Most conversations are improved by ‘minding your own
What about my wife? Does she tell me how to train?
Does she worry if I’m making a change for the better? No.
And that’s a good thing.
If you have a wife or husband who tends to offer unsolicited fitness
advice – or who makes comments that are inappropriate, you have
my permission to say ‘mind your own business.’ It might rattle their
cage a bit – but so what?
Better to be outside the cage rattling it – than inside the cage wishing
Another Fureyism you can take to the bank.
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