If Your Partner Wants to Lose Weight, Do They Want to Leave?

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(Telegraph) Beware! If you partner is losing weight they are probably planning to leave

8:20AM GMT 06 Nov 2011

People who lose weight while they’re in an apparently steady relationship are secretly preparing to dump their other halves, says a new relationships study.

The report – by sociologists in Heidelberg, Germany – says happy couples put on weight because there is less pressure on them to be attractive.

Study head Thomas Klein explained: “When you are on the look out for a new partner people try to be as thin and attractive as possible.

“However people in a relationship feel less pressure and often put on weight as they do not watch their weight so much.”

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