And yet even when the number of people who are considered overweight form the majority of the population, obesity is in many ways one of the remaining acceptable prejudices.
Last week, the #fatshamingweek hastag was trending on Twitter as numerous assholes and shitbags took to the network and decided to mock fat people – mostly women, but men too – from behind the dubious anonymity of their Twitter accounts.
(put your arm around her and rest your hand on her other shoulder)," one said. After the Internet came to his rescue, Mine Craft Cuber was able to work up the courage to put his arm around his girlfriend."Earlier today, we watched the final movie in the 3 part that we were watching, and I put my arm around her, using everyone's tips together," he wrote.
"Or bend your elbow so your hand is on her shoulder but your elbow is in the middle of her back."A bunch of guys chimed in with the parrot trick: "Ask her if she was a pirate which shoulder would she wear a parrot on. (put your hand on her closest shoulder) Or this one?
That’s why you have to take extra care with the timing and content of your texts.
Societal standards of beauty are not only arbitrary but often literally impossible to achieve without Photoshop and make-up and there are assholes out there who feel empowered to mock fat people with impunity.
But being large and in charge doesn’t mean that you’re doomed to a life of being forever alone; in fact, you may find that you have far more options for finding love, sex and happiness than you’d ever believe possible. There are plenty of notable examples out there if you look around. Seth Rogan is no Abercrombie and Fitch model but he’s also happily married.
“Wear well-fitting shirts, and don’t be shy about using your jeans to show off whatever nature gave you.” OLD: Online dating.
NEW: Mobile dating.● Online dating made it easy to cast a wide dating net.
Take, for example, this image from a feature in the UK periodical The Sun; they flipped the script by posing ordinary men in underwear ads a la David Beckham or Christiano Ronaldo: women prefer large and burly even when society insists that they only like guys who look like they’re 3% body fat.