Besides, the best revenge is living well and there’s nothing quite like seeing the underdog succeed despite all of his or her disadvantages. The cognitive dissonance Now, I’m going to be blunt: dating can suck when you’re fat.
Societal standards of beauty are not only arbitrary but often literally impossible to achieve without Photoshop and make-up and there are assholes out there who feel empowered to mock fat people with impunity.
Take, for example, this image from a feature in the UK periodical The Sun; they flipped the script by posing ordinary men in underwear ads a la David Beckham or Christiano Ronaldo: women prefer large and burly even when society insists that they only like guys who look like they’re 3% body fat.
BMI is a profoundly inaccurate measure of just about and being skinny doesn’t guarantee good health.
The next key is simply to accept that your body is your body and your shape is your shape and there is only so much that you can do to change that.
You want simple clothes that define your shape rather than just hang.
Bold prints are a bad idea as they tend to draw attention to your size.
Even if you’re big, wearing clothes that fit properly will flatter your profile and make you look more attractive.