When I started to get healthy with my eating, I would go crazy when my partner didn't want to eat the things I did. He'd cringe over vegetables, wanted a hamburger instead of a black bean burger, and wouldn't go near fruit and veggie smoothies. After exhausting myself with trying to force my partner to take on my new habits, I just let go, did my own thing, and let him eat what he wanted.
After a while, he even showed interest in healthy eating because of my motivation! So, show by example, not just talking.
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We all want that perfect figure, but beating ourself up is no help. Try to lighten up a little. I take my new lifestyle very seriously but if I have something I shouldn't I just try to overcome it, move on and try to make better choices the next time.
The idea is learn from our mistakes and learn to make healthy choices we can live with not to feel deprived and hungry.
I have learned to love working out at the gym because I don't need a partner. I feel safe working out at the gym alone, where as I don't walking in the park by myself. We do not live in a safe world, sad but true.
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