by Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles – What if I Don’t Have an Hour Glass Figure as always safely linked through Do Not Link
Editor’s note: Larry finally goes into full on fat shaming in this bit. If he was so repulsed by this woman’s body why on earth did he keep going out with her? No sparks? Stop the thing after the first date. Don’t drag out the torture on yourself and heighten the expectations of the other person.
Don’t be angry at men for preferring the hour glass figure
This is perhaps the biggest thing women without hour glass figures need to realize. I have seen some visceral hatred of men for preferring women with hour glass figures both online and in real life.
After I got divorced, and before I met my current wife, I went out just as friends with a woman I went to church with. She was a nice woman to talk to and we had a lot in common because we went to the same church and had the same beliefs and life values. She taught one of my children in Sunday School.
She had been divorced for many years and my mother thought she would be a good match for me. I went out with her three times (as friends) but I simply could not get passed(sic) her figure. We had some great discussions and some good laughs.
But there simply was no physical attraction. This woman was 5ft tall and probably weighed well over 250 pounds. Since we agreed we were just “friends” she confided in me her frustration with men. She told me she would go on dating sites and put pictures of herself from her breasts up to her head.
She then would tell me she would talk to these Christian men online and they would agree to a date, then go out with her one time and see what she looked like below the waste(sic) and never go out with her again.
The majority of her extra weight was in her legs and buttocks so her photo showing only her head and breasts was in essence false advertising. I could never bring myself to share with her my belief that she needed to represent her full self honestly.
She would rail on how men were superficial for having a problem with her extra weight, while all the time I understood exactly why they did. She was unwilling to try and lose weight, men just needed to stop being so superficial or so she thought.
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