My boyfriend is mad I want to start working out: Thoughts?

I just had my second baby. After my first, I gained some weight afterward, but I was young and worked out a lot, so I came back from it quickly. (Quick backstory) I have horrible anxiety and milks depression, and I’ve been on medication for years because of this. I’m not on any meds now, as I quit taking them when I got pregnant. My boyfriend is mad that I want to start working out. He says I just want to impress other people and look hot for other people. When I’m in reality, I just genuinely want to feel better overall. I want to feel healthier and happier, and I’m hoping the exercise will help some of my mental things. I can feel myself falling into PPD again, and he judges me for wanting to see my doctor. He says these things are all in people’s heads. I don’t know what to do. I’m so upset and unhappy.

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Well he’s super insecure. How dare he try to stop you from doing things that make you feel better about yourself. Seems like he’s got some shit to work on himself.

You do you girl!! Don’t let anyone hold you back from doing things that make you happy and improve your health

Tell him to suck it and join a gym mama. It’s your body and your mind you know what’s best. He’s just insecure for some odd reason. Health and lifestyle choices should be encouraged by S O s

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Wow … Sounds very unsupportive and negative … You really should consider moving on … You’d be better off without the BS

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If he isn’t supportive of you trying to better yourself than you need to move on

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Do what’s best for you girl. It’s a scientific fact that excersize helps with mental things and also there’s this thing called self esteem it’s not always about other people

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Do What Makes U Happy Love…Fuck🖕🏾 Him💋

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Wow what a dick. If it’s something that makes you feel good and it’s harmless he should absolutely encourage you especially when it can help your health 

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He is a Narcist !!!

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Do what makes you happy. If you want to work out do it. He can’t stop you from doing a few jumping jacks. And if he does just drop kick his ass to the floor. (Part is the workout :wink:)

If that’s what he’s mad about. Girl run.

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Don’t let him make you lose yourself. You are more than a mom and gf.

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He’s trying to be controlling. I hate when men say things like that or when we do our hair and make up randomly one day and it’s “who are you trying to impress” MYSELF that is who. Do whatever you need to do to feel better about yourself and don’t feel bad for it!!! Include him in it and get a gym membership that has a daycare so you both can work out together maybe?

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Go work out and tell him to kiss your ass. Never let a man control you

You tell that boy your mental health fucking matters. Your physical health fucking matters. His childish controlling behavior is bullshit.

Dont listen to him…do it for yourself

Sorry but a real man who truly loves u would want u to better yourself and not shame u for it.

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Everything these ladies just said!

Go do it because if you don’t then he wins and who would want that? He’s just trying to control aspects of your life that you may be vulnerable in

Who cares what he says!!! Do what makes YOU feel good about yourself. I mean is he a POS thats just worried you’ll get smoking hot and find someone better?? Lol.