Here's How Much Weight the Average Person Gains in a Relationship

September 25, 2018
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Now that we have got our summer bod, bring on the holidays right?! 

Well if you have a newfound relationship it could take a toll on your waistline, according to a new survey. 

Conducted by market research firm OnePoll for Jenny Craig, a study of 2,000 Americans — all in relationships — found that three quarters of people gained weight after finding love, Fox News reported. 

The average person had gained 36 POUNDS since meeting their partner, and 17 of those pounds were added within the first year of dating.

So what's the biggest cause of those extra pounds? Sixty-four percent of respondents said they no longer felt pressure to look their best to attract a mate. Eating out frequently is another culprit for weight gain, according to 41 percent of those surveyed. And 34 percent of people blamed take out and drinking at home for the uptick in pounds.

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