An overweight woman is going to get far less attention and sexual interest from the opposite sex than a thinner woman. So, what if you are overweight? Should you follow Oprah advice of liking and respecting yourself for who you are and continue to be reluctant to lose weight? The are two answers to this question — the easy one and the harder one. If your body looks the same tomorrow as it does today, why would it be more attractive and more desirable to men? Confidence is important, and I admire any overweight woman who carries herself with confidence, but confidence alone will not cut it.
'This Is How My Love Life Has Changed Since I Started Losing Weight'
Dating While Formerly Obese - The Atlantic
Once upon a time, I got seriously sick, was bedridden, and gained a lot of weight due to medications. I went from a toned pounds to about I got better. Guys now hit on me more, and people generally treat me better than they did when I was sick and unable to maintain a healthy weight. I should be happy, right? You see, even if you were confident before you were fat, when you actually gain weight, you see people in a very different light.
Dieting on your own is hard enough, but things get even more complicated when you factor in romance. However, you can still meet your weight loss goals regardless of the state of your love life. But there are a couple of things you can do to keep yourself on track for success. If you wait until you reach your goal weight before entering the dating world, you may end up waiting for a very long time.
Dear Polly,. How do you make yourself ready to drop your defenses? Let me explain. I have a decent-ish career and a fairly active social life. I guess I should start dating, but the idea of Putting Myself Out There in That Way fills me with dread — blame it on a childhood where I was mocked for having crushes, followed by a post-childhood where dudes I felt sparks with would date other people because I was too chickenshit to make anything even resembling a move.