Young girls go through a lot of body changes, including weight fluctuations. While adapting to that, their whole identity is affected. All it takes is one negative comment about their appearance for them to struggle with their self-esteem.
While this dad was trying to protect his daughter from being overweight, what he did on her birthday could have been more scarring than helpful.
The Dad Worries His Daughter Is Overweight Already
In his Reddit post, he wrote: “My daughter is overweight. Not anything too drastic, but she is around 5’4″ and 155 pounds. So she could stand to lose a few pounds. I’ve been concerned about her weight for a long time.”
For the record, most health guidelines agree that a 5’5 female weighs between 114–149.5 pounds on average.