Dating sites for plus size
The app was launched to help “BBW (big beautiful women), BHM (big handsome men), plus-size singles and fat admirers” find love.“The unfortunate reality is that the current dating environment is very cruel to bigger girls,” the app’s San Francisco-based CEO Neil Raman told Raman got the idea in 2014, when the dating website Simple Pickup conducted a social experiment in which a woman showed up to her Tinder dates wearing a fat suit, eliciting cruel and frustrated responses from her dates.She said in one instance, a man flew a woman across the country for a meeting, was disappointed when he saw her and asked her to refund the price of the ticket, claiming he flew her there under false pretenses."With online dating, I think that people invest themselves with emotion and fantasy of who the other person is," said Triplett. When they actually see the person, taboo takes over.
I opened up my laptop to write this post and I had a little epiphany.
"People are going to use your physical characteristics to judge you," she said. " It's one of the reasons e Harmony doesn't ask about weight in its questionnaire.
Matching focuses on psychological characteristics, such as shared values, beliefs, attitudes and interests rather than looks, said Paul Breton of e Harmony.
Simply being near someone who possesses a socially undesirable trait is enough to trigger fear of public outcry." Triplett suggests overweight women use a niche site like Moreto Love.com, BBPeople and
But she does not advise including weight or size in profiles.
She sends the men an e-mail before meeting in person: "'I want to remind you I am a big beautiful woman. '" Some guys are gracious about it, she said, but "most of them are just gone." Sellick is now looking for matches on the Moreto dating site, and feels more comfortable knowing the men are looking for larger women.