Dating for larger people
When they folded, it was returned to me to do as I wish.
And then I suddenly found myself afraid to publish it so it's been in a folder for a few months.
Nobody likes to be insulted, and when it’s super-cruel in this way, it’s utterly heartbreaking. Worse, some men are fetishists and like you in such a way that it’s actually creepy to be around them.
Those are the guys who “really love a cuddler” and couldn’t care less about getting to know you.
But my big hips preclude me from being relationship material? Some men assume that if you’re overweight, you are also desperate and use that as an excuse to treat you like dirt.
I'm great for a roll in the hay but not to meet mom. Some prey on the vulnerability of heavy girls, hoping to get laid quickly and get out without any further commitments.
And if we can remember that fact, we might be able to join forces in the battle instead of walking into a room and identifying anyone who’s different from us as a competitor. Having people like Melissa Mc Carthy and Billy Gardell on prime-time TV, and seeing bloggers like The Militant Baker and The Curvy Fashionista ascend to mainstream popularity, makes me feel a little less abnormal.
Brands like Michael Kors and Calvin Klein are providing fashion options for larger women that are on-trend.
Skinny girls have their own struggles when searching for love too.
As if my being plus sized has somehow earmarked me for failure in life across the board.
Surely, I must sit at home eating ice cream all the time watching reruns.
I wrote this for the Bold Italic, for whom I had a short-lived freelance writing career.
They wanted something honest about being my size and dating in Los Angeles.