You don’t need to be the Boss, though, just be your own boss. For the first year and a half-ish that I was on Ok Cupid, I had loads of dates, but 99% of the time, I didn’t fancy the people I was meeting. Because I was letting my fat fears rule my choices, and going, primarily, for the ‘sort of people’ I thought would want to date me.
I wasn’t even thinking about what I wanted, beyond ‘are they, like, at least 40% attractive? My own internalised fatphobia and anxieties about how other people perceive my body (often rightly-held, though always useful to unpack) were clouding my judgement to the extent to which I was not allowing myself to be an active agent in my own love life.
Dr Asheley Skinner, an associate professor of medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, said: 'When children are stigmatized for being overweight, it can cause further weight gain and other health consequences.'Given that, we felt that it was important to determine if we could identify unconscious attitudes towards weight in this 9-to-11 age group.' Being obese in childhood raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes much later in life, a major study has found.
Children who were obese at the age of 10 were shown to have damaged arteries 25 years later - even if they lost weight in the intervening years.
As we like to say: Fat or Thin, Gay or Straight, there's More to Love at Overweight Date. More recently, Watson has developed theories on body image, claiming that curvy lovers are overall happier than their thin counterparts.
This, in turn, translates into the bedroom, making for a better sex life for BBWs and their plus-size partners.
This means, though, that even though I spent two and a half of the past three years in a relationship, I was still dating the whole time.
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Before signing up for Ok Cupid, I had never taken a full body shot of myself, not even the obligatory OOTD mirror selfie.