But that doesn't mean it's any guarantee for success.Problems can range from as little as a wasted night out to as dangerous as being the target of a sexual predator and everything in between, including profiles that look better than they are.Weight in the US is a loaded subject; society often equates being heavy with being lazy and/or weak-willed. As we’ve been learning over the years, weight gain and loss is more complicated than a simple issue of “calories ingested look as good as skinny feels?
According to a study by Jupiter Research, more than 17 million people viewed online personals last year, and about 2.5 million paid for them.
We offer some tips and talk about sites like Truedater.com, which aims to weed out the fictitious dater postings.
Every once in a while, I like to poll my readers on the Nerd Love Facebook Page and on Twitter to find out what issues they feel are holding them back when it comes to dating.
And the most common answer is: “I worry that I’m too fat to date.” I’ll be honest: I’m not surprised. According to the Center for Disease Control, 69% of adults 20 years old and over are overweight and 35% are considered obese.
And yet even when the number of people who are considered overweight form the majority of the population, obesity is in many ways one of the remaining acceptable prejudices.