“Remember that getting ready for a first ‘meet-up’ takes as much time and effort for a woman as a real first date,” Davidson explains.
“She’ll spend time doing her hair, applying her makeup oh-so-perfectly, choosing the right outfit—all of which is easily an hour or more out of her day.
Women of size wouldn't be treated differently than their thin counterparts.
But we live in an imperfect, unfair existence, and shapely women sometimes don't get the public fawning that smaller women do.
Yet, plus-size women account for, on average, 1 to 2% of the bodies represented in mainstream media.
- Kelsey Miller, Refinery 29I decided to write about my adoration of curvy women because there may be more than a few of them out there who don't know that there are attractive men who want to date them, or lust after them ... In a perfect world, I wouldn't have had to write this article.
Now, it’s time to actually link up with “the one”—or one of the ones—beyond the digital realm and in reality.
As of 2012, it is estimated that 67% of American women are plus-size — size 14 or larger.
The CDC currently reports the average American woman’s measurements equate to a size 14 (though other studies put her between a 16 and 18).
[pagebreak] Your first meeting is about you, certainly, but says psychologist, sex therapist, advice columnist, speaker and author, Dr.
Joy Davidson, the stakes are generally higher for her.