Dating really fat men
It’s a common assumption that women like their men with chiselled cheekbones and a taut stomach.Studies of male physical attractiveness tend to support this idea, with research by University College London finding that women like their men muscular (we’re talking athletic, not Arnie) and with a narrow waist and wide shoulders. David Beckham’s rippled torso might make most girls go weak at the knees but, for some, fleshy wobbles are a huge turn-on.A date with me now would be way more fun than it would have been then.If I went back to a 10 I’d mourn the loss of my boobs more than celebrate my flatter stomach. Hopefully then you will attract someone who likes the version of yourself you’ve chosen as much as you do.
But if he considered himself a Big Handsome Man, then I would be interested.
The most important element to me is that no matter my size, I’m now twice as confident in my body than I was as a size 10.
When I was thinner I was more self-conscious, less confident around men and much more uptight.
Take 29-year-old Heidi â her ideal man would weigh 158kg (25st).
‘Ideally, he would have some muscle and plenty of soft fat covering his body,’ she explains.
And there was little difference in the physical attractiveness of the men messaging – they were a range of ages, shapes and sizes.