Fat women and dating
By now I hope we can all agree that Valentine’s Day is, well, a little bit silly.
The last time I stressed out over this alleged holiday was in fifth grade, when the printer ran out of ink in the middle of printing cards for my classmates.
It’s not a level playing field, and there’s no point pretending it is.
But having a larger body is not a deal-breaker — though it may seem so.
What’s more, despite the fact that some men, too, are overweight, most men are more critical of their women’s weight, unlike vice versa.
Man, they really drill in the message early with this nonsense: Maybe that’s why dating as an adult so often feels like a class we’re flunking. With rare exception, dating is considered a pain in the ass, but a necessary hurdle if you want to advance to the next romantic level.