The good news is, your size doesn’t matter as much as you think it does. The Anti-Diet Project is an ongoing series about intuitive eating, sustainable fitness, and body positivity. You can follow Kelsey's journey on Twitter and Instagram at @mskelseymiller, or right here on Facebook. The last time I stressed out over this alleged holiday was in year four, when the printer ran out of ink in the middle of printing cards for my classmates.Man, they really drill in the message early with this nonsense: Maybe that’s why dating as an adult so often feels like being in a class we’re failing. With rare exception, dating is considered a pain in the arse, but a necessary hurdle if you want to advance to the next romantic level.Her goal is to enable women to value themselves above all else and find happiness in this great big world.By now I hope we can all agree that Valentine’s Day is, well, a little bit silly.And when you’re plus-sized (or if your appearance doesn’t conform to mainstream beauty standards in other ways), dating can seem fraught with even more challenges.
Co-founders Neil Raman and Michelle Li told the Daily Dot that the idea for the app emerged after they watched a viral video showing men mocking a woman for her size. It’s described as the ‘tinder for BBW’, serving as a space where plus-size women can enjoy online dating without fearing cruel comments on their weight from anonymous dudes.
Unfortunately, many of the popular dating sites, like Tinder, focus almost exclusively on looks. By taking this one small step you are already eliminating a few shallow men.
PLUS: What Latinos Really Feel and Want When Dating So where does this leave plus-sized women? Also, when taking a selfie or posting a picture, don’t angle it so you are 30lbs lighter. Your photos should represent what you look like now, not 10 years ago.
According to Woo Plus’s co-founders, Neil Raman and Michelle Li, the inspiration behind the app came after watching a viral video which showed a social experiment in which men were set up with women they thought were thin.
‘There was a lot of mocking, and basically making her feel lesser of a person because of her size,’ Li told .