Originally Posted by turquoisepassion
My issue isn't with this guy making the wrong food for her, but the idea that it's manipulative. He's probably just not used to it, after all, what does he have to gain by making her pasta? I think his intentions are being misconstrued here. If one just thinks maybe he's doing it to show it's my way or the highway, then why would he let her cook dishes for him that is compromising? He might just think it's for variety. I think she could stand to educate him, show him a few things about her diet, then it might not seem so weird(it is). She has said she hasn't even really approached him about it, her problem is just not being outspoken enough. The problem in this topic is that everyone thinks men are being oppressive and manipulative in a relationship possibly because of bad experiences. You're coming off different, but I'm talking about the first few posts.
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