Diet & fitness

Has weight caused problems in your relationship?

Jan. 23, 2013 at 4:24 PM ET

Telling your partner it's time to lose weight is one of the most difficult conversations a couple can have. In a recent story in the Wall Street Journal, one "mixed-weight" couple -- Betsy Schow weighed 220 pounds, Jarom Schow was thin and fit -- shared the embarrassments and hurt feelings they experienced before she dropped 75 pounds.

According to a study published last month, there's more conflict in relationships where one person is overweight and the other isn't, the Journal reported. How about yours? Take our poll -- the results may appear on TODAY Thursday.