22 Things Picky Eaters Are Tired Of Hearing


1. “Why can’t you just eat it?”

Why can’t you just leave me alone?

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2. “Do you even like food at all?”

YES I like food, I just like certain *kinds* of food.

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3. “Stop being so immature and childish — grow up and eat better.”

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Being a picky eater doesn’t mean I’m acting like a child, it means I’m making the grown-up decision to do what I want.

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4. “Don’t you want more to eat than that?”

If I wanted to…then I would.

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5. “Eat it or they’re going to think you’re rude.”

Don’t you think THEY’RE rude for serving me something I don’t even like in the first place?!

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6. “But you *always* pick the restaurant!”

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If you always like the food where we go, then what’s the problem?

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7. “Why can’t you find anything you like on the menu?”

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Why can’t the menu have anything I like?

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8. “Did you look on the children’s menu?”

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Maybe I did.

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9. “You do realize you can’t always eat the same thing, right?”

Why not?!

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10. “There’s no way you’re getting enough nutrition in your diet.”

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My body hasn’t failed me yet.

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11. “Really? You just want your pasta plain?”

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Yes. I. Do.

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12. “Vanilla is the WORST flavor, it’s so boring.”

You’re the worst flavor. You’re so boring.

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13. “You should try this!”

Thanks for the pro tip, but I’ll just stick to what I like.

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14. “Are you sure you don’t want to try it?”

Yep, I’m sure.

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15. “Come on, it’s good for ya.”

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I really don’t care.

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16. “Just try it!”


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17. “You really need to broaden your horizons.”

Isn’t that for me to decide?

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18. “It’s important to expand your taste buds.”

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My taste buds like what they like, I can’t help it!

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19. “Don’t poke at that.”

Don’t you have anything better to do than watch me eat?

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20. “Stop picking around, that looks gross.”


Why do you think this is any of your business?

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21. “Why don’t you like food?”


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22. “There’s nothing more annoying than a picky eater.”

Wrong — there’s nothing more annoying than someone who doesn’t get the struggles of picky eating.

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