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Eating and Temptation

Does Seeing Someone Eat Make You Want to Eat Too?

My hubby is big into snacking, and I'll tell you that it takes a tremendous amount of willpower for me to watch him eat without enjoying a few tasty bites myself. Even if I'm not hungry, I still feel the urge to munch on something when I see someone else chomping away. What about you?

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Spectra Spectra 5 years
Not really. My husband eats and snacks a lot, so if I ate when he did, I'd be huge. I usually eat when I want to; not just because I see someone eating something.
benheld benheld 5 years
LOL, I really hate it when we're watching T.V. and my girlfriend runs to the kitchen and brings back hummus/pita or bag of tortilla chips. It's sooo hard to not snack!
lwill2389 lwill2389 5 years
the worst is watching the food network....everything just looks so delicious
danakscully64 danakscully64 5 years
Yes, especially when my boyfriend snacks.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 5 years
No, I eat on my own accord.
inlove23 inlove23 5 years
Ugh, yesss... Lately my sweet tooth has been so bad!
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 5 years
Especially if they make it sound good, then I really want some but I try not to give in. I like ella1978's idea of having something to drink or chew gum.
ella1978 ella1978 5 years
Totally! I have to get something to drink or chew some gum or else I'm headed directly for whatever they are having!
lemuse20 lemuse20 5 years
I'm not tempted, but I've done my own experiment-- most of my family are social eaters. Just the sound of a pantry or fridge door opening or the clinking of dishes will summon them to the kitchen. It's kinda funny, but kinda not...
ticamorena ticamorena 5 years
most of the time, being around people eating when i'm not is reaallly offputting, especially when it's food i don't like, i hate all the chewing, swallowing sounds and the smell. However, seeing somebody prepare food i like, always makes me want to eat some; as soon as they put it near their mouth i'm like 'bleurgh'
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