I was just an insecure girl standing in front of a surprisingly hot guy, asking him to like me, so even though I knew I was out of my league and he was a tonsil, when he ended it I did that thing where you embarrassingly try to argue the person out of it, instead of exiting gracefully.
Which was ridiculous, because in the whole of history, nobody has ever successfully argued someone into getting back together with them.
I had done all the things you did when you were traditionally built and dating online, before the body positive movement thankfully started kicking in a couple of years ago. Head and shoulders profile pictures only, with rare full-body ones, always taken in careful lighting from considered angles, even better, black and white. Except for people who take their dating profile pics in the bathroom, I've never understood those.
But it wasn't total deception, what's the point in catfishing, especially if you're going to meet the bloke down the line?
” To which I responded, “Good bye.”No one likes to be deceived by a person with whom you hope to one day develop a trusting relationship.
It is perhaps for this reason that studies have shown that, unlike this guy, lies on dating profiles are generally quite minor.
There was this guy, back in 2014, who broke my heart.
Of course he wasn't the only one, I'd reached double figures by 2015.
Finally they were photographed in three poses, one of which replicated their main profile picture.
And something utterly mad is happening, I'm starting to think that they're beautiful, and I hope I'm not the only one.
It's not the magic of professional lighting or that larger bodies have changed, I think it's just that we're getting more and more used to seeing them; clothed, in underwear and nude. I've always liked a bulkier guy, but now I think I like a bulkier girl too.
Or you could go in headfirst and write "Attention all shoppers, I am overweight" in the first line of your profile.
But that seems a bad way to start a potential relationship.