At the risk of being an annoying buttinski, yes, that is exactly the bargain. I grew up Catholic with the same sort of dad who said these things only with the full weight of a vengeful God behind them. It does some real damage to your head. In my very recent past, without too much detail, I was there, eating less — sometimes not at all — because of guilt. I didn’t do anything today because I couldn’t. I don’t deserve dinner.
“I’m not very hungry,” it came out most of the time.