Some adults with plenty of muscle may be of healthy weight, but have a BMI above the healthy range. With the increasing obesity rates in the population, the number of people with what is typically regarded as having an attractive body weight decreases.
Its not like its difficult technologically, its a 2 minute bit of coding for semantic data already in the database.
And if someone says they don’t want to date someone overweight, please -- don’t show me to them.
It's not like it's difficult emotionally: just ditch these ridiculous euphemisms for fat and allow people to be matter of fact about it so I don’t have to feel like an interloper in skinny-town.
Hell, I’d be A-OK putting in my height and weight and letting some calculator on the backend throw me into a range.
(I know not all big guys are into big girls, but it seemed like a more logical place to start.)Yes, I understand you have a calculator somewhere that says I’d have a lot in common mentally and ethically with this attractive guy who claims he can’t live without biking a century every weekend, but I’m telling you its not gonna fly.
When someone says it’s important to date someone who’s in shape, they usually mean it. Somewhere out there is my geeky dim sum-loving prince who thinks a night spent watching disaster flicks is 7 percent of heaven WHY ARE YOU BLOCKING ME FROM DESTINY?
And since it works for them and costs me nothing to try, I gave in and quietly gave it a go.
Nothing had changed -- I couldn’t just search for dudes who would be more likely to fit into my body range.
But how strong is this effect in different countries? There are a number of adjustment possibilities, to begin with I suggest you just take a quick look.
The colors indicate the share of women who are not overweight compared to men of all weight categories in the 20 to 29 age group.
I will discuss the likelihood of finding a romantic partner within a suitable weight range for you, depending on which country you live in.