Confessions of a Grown-Up Picky Eater

Sorry, I’m not eating that.

Cue tomato-throwing.

I’ve been picky since I was born.

Picky eating is not a choice.

I hate being picky.

Y’all, I wish I could. I seriously, desperately wish I could.

Shaming doesn’t work.

For picky eaters, this will not happen overnight.

How do I support a picky eater?

Keep it positive. Make meals a safe place to explore food.

Don’t fight over food. You’ll both lose, no matter who “wins”.

It’s a process. Be supportive, be kind, and be willing to wait.

Mental Health Advocate | Writer | Aspiring Cat Lady | https://jordanyates.me/

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