As I mentioned in this post, some of us have a bad habit of embracing the negative things we hear about ourselves.
At the end of the day, I think there is only one rule for online dating and for life, and that is, in the immortal words of Bill and Ted: Be Excellent To Each Other.That all squared away, let’s bring on the funny, with a list of 5 Things A Plus-Sized Lady Should Absolutely Never Do When Online Dating:1.Before I met him, people warned me — both implicitly and outright — that because I opted to only date the men I found attractive (novel idea, right?), that I was a "superficial fat chick." They said if a guy was attracted to me, I should be grateful! I kept my standards high started dating a Dwyane Wade look-a-like. What if their emotional connection and understanding of each other is breathtaking? These crazy myths will have us thinking we don’t "match” with certain people even if they’re interested in us — what does that even mean?Admittedly, that could be in large part because I woke up this morning and walked over to my coffee pot and was like “Oh hey cool! ICE COFFEE IT IS” but as I am most inured to the effects of eating and drinking things in various states of rot, I must be turn back to the article as the source for my gastrointestinal distress.
It’s interesting in theory to compile a list of online dating for plus-sized dames like myself on the prowl for unfamiliar genitals and faces to acquaint ourselves with.
Now, the New York City transplant is lending her poignant, often-hilarious voice to R29. But, one of the hardest things about being in a “mixed weight” relationship is other people and their opinions (and projections).
While I don’t often hear comments about my weight when I’m alone, I do get a very strong message about my weight in the context of my dating life.
When a girl tries to hit on my boyfriend right in front of my face, I can internalize it and say it's because I’m too fat for him.
Or, I can understand that women who go after other peoples boyfriend's — right in front of them, no less — might be insecure that they don’t have someone of their own.
On her blog, Plus Size Princess, Ce Ce Olisa has detailed everything from what it's like to be the only big black girl in a yoga class (fine, thanks!