The “Oh-You’re-On-A-Diet?” Dilemma

You: I think I’m going to order the salad.Friend: You’re having the salad? Why are you having the salad? You: I’m just trying to eat healthier these days.Friend: Oh. Well, you’re going to be hungry later. Salads aren’t very filling. I’m going to have the steak. Does this conversation sound familiar? My best friend and I were discussing the negative responses that we sometimes receive when we try to be healthy....more