#62: I’ll Have as Many Bagels as I Please
We’ve already said that telling a pregnant woman how much to eat or commenting on her eating habits is a bad idea. As a rule of thumb, commenting on anyone’s eating habits is a bad habit in itself. What other people have on their plates in none of your business, Karen.
Even if you think you’re doing them a favor, it’s better to keep your mouth shut (than telling anyone to keep their mouth shut). If they want your advice or opinion, they’ll ask for it. Otherwise, they probably just want to enjoy their bagels in peace. Think about it – how would you feel about people commenting on your eating habits?