Dating as an overweight woman is significantly more difficult.
Dating as an overweight Christian woman is seemingly impossible.
In my teens and early twenties, I’ve experienced a lot of bullshit, disappointments, almost-but-not-quite’s, and occasionally some really great partners.
When you’re overweight you come up with all kinds of reason why dating sucks, like But let’s be real here — if you’re overweight and single, it can feel like there’s no hope in the world for finding a person that madly, truly, deeply loves YOU. Dating while being overweight isn’t a death-sentence to single-dom at all, so here are 5 rules for curvy women who want pure dating mastery!
And for added intrigued I’ve personally used all these rules in my dating life, which lead to one helluva man to put a ring on it.
Six years ago, I couldn’t get a real date to save my life.
I blamed nearly all of that on my size and used weight as a shield to deflect getting rejected.
“I see how so much of love is physical attraction, especially at the beginning. It’s not the one I wanted to believe.” In the latest episode of the “This American Life” podcast, Elna Baker discussed her journey of losing 100 pounds only to grow frustrated with the superficial attention she began to attract.
We resist the narrative of physical attraction dictating love, especially inside the walls of the church where we hope to find much more stringent, substantive dating criteria than waist size, but maybe Elna’s onto something.
I knew that there was science to support the fact that men love a woman with a tummy, but I wanted to hear from the other side.
And, just to be clear, the views of these men are not my views — or necessarily the views of Your Tango.
None of us have a hard time getting dates, finding love, or sex, whatever it is we happen to be looking for.
In our culture, people are taught, unfortunately, that being fat is bad. A fat person is just as worthy of love, respect, and kindness as any other person.
Every once in a while, I like to poll my readers on the Nerd Love Facebook Page and on Twitter to find out what issues they feel are holding them back when it comes to dating.