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.
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.
In light of yesterday’s controversial piece by Maura Kelly, I’m posting a story by Jennifer Abramowitz (as told to me), an amazing plus-size woman who recently spoke openly to me about her experience dating in New York City.
This piece was bought by a national women’s magazine, then killed, and I think now is the time to post it. I’m also a publicist, an extrovert, a bargain-shopper extraordinaire and an unbelievably good friend.
And a lot of men who are attracted to plus-size women love the feeling of weight.
There’s the whole dominant-submissive side of fetishizing a plus-size woman, wanting her to be in control, to be physically bigger.
Ultimately everybody’s looking to get to the next level, and for many men in New York, a larger woman is the bottom level, regardless of what she’s like.
There’s a misconception that plus-size girls are insecure in their bodies.
Yes, there have been times I’ve felt uncomfortable at bars because guys talk to my friends and not me, and if I notice a group of men snickering at me, that always makes me upset. When I started on BBW (Big Beautiful Women) dating sites, I got crazy amounts of e-mails.