Fat guy dating women
You know, so he could "slim" her down, and make her seem more "womanly" or "dainty" or whatever. The majority of my family — both of my parents and EVERYONE else — firmly believe(d) that the woman of a heterosexual relationship was meant to be the slimmer one of the party of two. He respected and encouraged every dream and every goal to implant itself into my brain.
I don't think these beliefs were sparked by inherent anti-feminism or anything. From the Kevin James's and Steffiana de la Cruz's of the world. He can protect her and look after her and make her feel and look like a princess. Well, she may as well be castrating him of all his manly cis-glory and strength. And she'd look even fatter (can't you just hear all those audible gasps in the distance? But, of course, he was two inches shorter and 100 pounds lighter. When I first introduced Paddy to relatives a year after we'd gotten together (because that first year was spent whilst I was studying abroad in Europe, and so meeting anyone in the family was pretty impossible and unnecessary ), the obvious reactions ensued.
— far longer than [I think] is considered usual or acceptable amongst teenagers and twentysomethings. I guess it would've been nice to have company at all those miserable, Katy-Perry-fueled homecoming dances or yes, the prom.
It was more that I was taught that a woman (especially a fuller-figured and tall woman) must only date a man who was even more fuller-figured and taller than she was. Until I met the guy, that is (and I don't say that to be cheesy or naive or to claim that we're the "greatest couple in the world"). He was kind, unable to tell a lie with a straight face, funny, nerdy, creative and musical.If you're going to get mugged, then you're going to get mugged.