To tell DH he's not on a sodding low carb diet
puginamug · 15/04/2021 19:35
DH is a bit funny about food. In that he likes to do the shopping and decide what we eat.
He'll ask us but if 'he doesn't fancy it' he'll decide we're having something else.
This involves sometimes daily trips that the supermarket.
What annoys me is that he keeps pretending he's on a low carb diet. He's not. He eats crisps, bread, chips, whatever he fancies. Whenever I go to the supermarket or suggest dinner he'll complain that I am sabotaging his diet.
Tonight texted me at work to ask if I wanted him to get dinner. I said yes. DH has taken DS to training but didn't have time to go shopping.
I've said fine, I'll rustle everyone up some pasta for everyone to be ready when they get back.
DH has said no, because of his low carb diet. So he's planning to go shopping when training has finished.
It's a weird control thing.
I'm fucking starving! It will be at least an hour before we eat.
CodyBurns · 15/04/2021 19:40
I think in your situation I would be asking him to prepare his own low carb meals and stop dictating what/when the rest of the family eats. Does he think he’s the only person in the house who needs to eat? If he doesn’t want what the rest of you are having he can jolly well sort himself out.
Ohpulltheotherone · 15/04/2021 19:42
My text back would be
“Ok no probs, I’ll make enough for me and the kids, DS can have his when you get home. You can pick up what you’d fancy from the shops, see you later x
Why would you sit there starving.
You’ve openly said your husband is trying to control what everyone eats.
That shit wouldn’t fly in this house, we agree what we fancy or we just make our own. My DP has certain dietary requirements and if he doesn’t want what I fancy then we just rustle up our own plates but still eat together.
Couldn’t be arsed with someone who didn’t see a problem with behaving like this
AlCalavicci · 15/04/2021 19:43
If he is insisting he is on a low carb diet write a list of all carb things he likes ( crisps , bread etc ) and show it to him , tell him he can not eat any of them , or at least only a very limited amount ,
Then every time he eats some of them very casually ask him id he is on a rest day from the diet .
In the mean while cook yourself something that you fancy that is carb heavy and tell him you dont want to spoil his diet
Sensateria · 15/04/2021 19:43
DH has said no, because of his low carb diet. So he's planning to go shopping when training has finished
“DH I’m starving and the DC will be too, so please drop the DC at home before you go to the supermarket. We will have the pasta I’m making, and you can cook yourself whatever you want”.
puginamug · 15/04/2021 19:46
Take alternate days or halve the week for cooking DC food?
Sorry, I meant one evening's meal.
The ridiculous thing is he gets annoyed if DS wants something different and says he's fussy.
I've tried pointing out that HE'S the fussy one.
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