Is a Lockbox for Food Ever a Good Idea?

Playing Woman's Fiancé Locks Sweets in a Fridge Safe?

The Doctors and Judge “Scary Mary" discuss the case of a couple whose battle over their sweets went viral on social media.

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A woman shared on Facebook how her fiance locked up her sweets in a container in the refrigerator and she joked that this might be a reason to leave end the relationship.

“He’s locking up my sweets? What else is it gonna lock up?” Judge Mary asks. “Where does it stop?”

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Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho calls this behavior a “kind of cruel and usual punishment," and she feels the behavior is “juvenile.” She believes there are better other ways to accomplish limiting the foods you might be indulging in.

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares when he was growing up his mom hid the sweets in the house and he thinks having a food lockbox might be a good idea for some people.

Would you ever use a food lockbox in your home?


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