| Published on Tue 06 Aug 2019 12:46 AM IST MALAYALAM VERSION
Married recently? In most likelihood, you are or that someone is gaining weight and that’s no generalization. It is very common in our country for women to gain a few kilos after marriage. In fact, it is considered a healthy sign and a thing that must happen. But many don’t know the reason behind this.
Fat settles on the abdomen and breast of women. Most believe that a regular sex life leads to hormonal changes in a woman’s body, leading her to gain weight. This is not right. Some say that digested semen can lead to weight gains. In any case, 2-3 ml of semen contains only about 15 calories.
Most women get on the treadmill as soon as their wedding dates are finalized. After marriage, fitness routine breaks and you get back to your earlier routine, making you gain that weight back. In India, the customs are such that a couple has to visit all the close relatives for meals after they are wed. You eat more and gain weight.
According to an article called ‘Health Psychology’, couples who feel secure, loved and happy are more likely to gain weight in their marriage.