It's never easy to be rejected for any reason, but fat women get used to it in their interactions with men sadly because it seems to be more socially acceptable to express disgust with fat than it is express other complaints about a person's physical appearance.
But while that's true, all of the fat women in my life have at least one story of men explaining to them that they could never date because of her fatness.
I knew that there was science to support the fact that men love a woman with a tummy, but I wanted to hear from the other side.
And, just to be clear, the views of these men are not my views — or necessarily the views of Your Tango.
‘I’ve been speaking to a few women about my profile and some have been a bit offended, one asked if I was deliberately trolling women, which of course I’m not.
On the one hand, as a sex writer, I understand that people are attracted to different things, so I wanted to keep an open mind.
The 29-year-old’s profile claims that size 12 is only average in the UK because ‘lots of women are overweight’ and they must be able to talk about more than TV or clothes.
Dan, from Burnley, Lancashire, said: ‘It probably is a bit extreme but it’s all light-hearted.
Dating as an overweight woman can be more difficult.
Dating as an overweight conservative Christian woman seems impossible.