Imagine being married to someone who is such a dick he has to be tricked into eating your cooking.
That’s exactly what poor u/Throwaway5756346 deals with on the daily, which is probably why she resorted to tricking this douchebag into eating her dinner. Check it out:
My husband “Mickey” loves his mom’s cooking. He always praises her for the food she makes and even mentioned it in his groom speech at the wedding!
This weird-ass husband PRAISED HIS MOM’S COOKING at their wedding. We’ll just start there.
I consider myself a good cook. In fact, I’m going to just say that I’m even better than his mom. but the problem is he doesn’t even want to try my cooking or give me a chance to prove it, I thought this would change after marriage but 5 months later nothing’s changed.
OP, however, has never had a chance to cook for her husband. He doesn’t want to try it. He has his mother send him his meals (what.) or they go to visit. This is insane.
What does he eat if he’s not eating what I’m cooking? He has requested that his mom send him a meal everyday to eat for dinner after getting off work except for the weekend where we go over to her house and eats breakfast, lunch, dinner and DESSERT there.
Every single day he’d come home and ask if his mom sent him a meal. I grew irritated of this and whenever I try to offer him to taste any of the (wasted) food I cook, he’d lay in bed and say he’s full.
OP understandably got irked. So she hatched a plan.
So I came up with an idea. I cooked him the same meal his mom sent him that day and put it aside til he got home. He asked if his mom sent a meal for dinner and I said yes and served him my own version of the meal – not hers.
She made this guy’s dinner – the exact same one Mom made – and served him the one OP made. He noticed nothing.
He didn’t notice anything different. he ate the whole thing with no hasitation while I sat across from him asking him questions about how good the meal was. He went on and on praising it saying how perfect, exceptional it was, and how it was just what he needed after a long day at work.
Once he was done, OP told him she made it. Did he laugh? Did he realize he was a moron? No. He got very upset.
I smiled and said “You’re welcome.” He froze and looked at me for a minute. Looked down at the plate then back at me and said “wait, you made this didn’t you?” I said “With my own hand and from scratch”. His face suddenly went red and he got upset and said that this was not cool. I told him he never even gave me a chance to show him how good my cooking is and that he’s probably just used to his mom’s cooking and is rejecting any other alternatives which’s unfair to me.
He was angry she lied to him and walked out. He then posted a whiny FB post and left OP to wonder if she was a jerk.
He said that I shouldn’t have lied to him and basically tricked him into eating food that he had no idea where it came from. I said he liked it and admitted that it was good so what’s the issue. He got up from his seat, threw the napkin and said that I was unbelievable then walked out.
He got quiet the rest if the evening then posted about it on his FB in a vague post about being tricked into eating “someone’s” food like that. I felt guilty and bad thinking maybe I really shouldn’t have done this but I was frusrtated with how he kept turning down every meal I tried to cook him and then say “No thanks, I prefer mom’s food”.