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BBW Dating – Be Confident!

I’m not the best when it comes to talking about bbw dating, but I decided to actually make an attempt to write this post. To me being plus size and dating doesn’t have to be difficult. I believe that there are men out there in this big world that do genuinely love plus size women, not only for their bodies, but for all the other things she can bring to the table. I think sometimes, we as women, need to take that leap of faith and open ourselves up to it.

I’m sure some of you have asked yourself what it is going to be like to date, and what to do if you get self conscious when it comes to finding, dating and keeping a man. I’m in a very fulfilling relationship right now, but prior to him I dated a little, nothing that was too serious…definitely none to bring home to mom, but it’s a process and I had fun. It’s interesting, me being plus size never bothered me, and it shouldn’t bother you either. It’s something I can’t really explain, but it’s something I just didn’t care about. I know I’m a good person and beautiful on the inside and outside and never allowed anyone to make me think bad of myself or unattractive. I was never self conscious about myself around the guys that I dated, and I like to think that that’s part of the reason we got along. The men that I’ve dated never had a problem with my body and I knew that from the start because I found them on an online bbw dating site so I knew they were looking for a plus size woman and weight would not be an issue.

When I was younger and didn’t know any better I struggled. I didn’t like my body. I thought I had to be like my skinny friends to get any attention. I would see all these other girls with their boyfriends and wondered what that feeling would be like. But then again I was a teenager and very naive. At the time I didn’t have a fraction of the confidence I have now.

You know that there will be jerks in the world that will date you because they think you have low self esteem. I’ve been there, done that, but I nip that in the bud from the get go. There will be some that will have a fetish for big woman and try to make you their toy. Those kinds of guys are scum and not worth your time or energy. Make it known that you aren’t here for that type of foolishness and stand by that.

You are a beautiful plus size woman, own it! Take the time to dress yourself, put on your favorite lipstick, style your hair, take up a new hobby that fulfills you or do something every day that will give you confidence. You will have some days when you just aren’t feeling yourself and that happens, you’re human, but when you have confidence in yourself, you love yourself, and when you love yourself you’re able to love your partner.

If you are truly interested in finding someone and looking for a relationship, I found that the easiest and best way is to join an online bbw dating site. My best advise when posting a profile on a bbw dating website is to be honest, clear and concise as to what and who you are looking for and above all to post a photo. Most people aren’t interested in chatting with someone without a picture. They want to see who they are talking to.

It also shows you’re serious about meeting and finding someone. Some might even get the wrong impression and think you’re hideous or something! The mind plays evil tricks and wanders into some weird scenarios if you don’t have a visual in front of you.  You could also be mistaken for a fraud or scammer and also might not show up on searches because a lot of people set their search functions to show only profiles with photographs.  You could get less or no replies if you initiate contact as people are wary of profiles without photographs.

Here are some tips that will help you choose a good photo of yourself for your BBW dating profile.

1.  Raise the camera slightly higher than your face.

2.  Angle your face slightly to one side. This will give more definition to your jaw and cheekbones.

3.  Smile. It doesn’t have to be a giant cheesy grin. A slight smile tends to be the kindest.

4.  Look directly into the lens of the camera as this gives the impression you are looking at the person viewing the picture.

5.  Finally, I would recommend not over doing the makeup as this can detract from your natural beauty. Overly made up people can also at times be a bit intimidating.

You want to look like the very best you. Another good thing to keep in mind is where your light is. I find that a bright light is good as it really makes your eye color stand out which is always a good thing!

BBW Effective Dating

If you’re a plus-size woman and you believe your weight is an issue in the dating world, you can find many excuses not to date for fear of rejection. You tell yourself that men are to blame for being superficial. You want someone to see you for your true, beautiful self. You want to beContinue Reading

Tips On Dating A Plus-Size Girl

All women want to feel feminine, wanted, needed, loved and especially attractive. Plus-size women, like myself, are no different. However, dating a plus-size girl may mean having to deal with some sensitive subjects, obstacles, and situations that may make her feel uncomfortable. Being prepared for these obstacles can mean problem-free and fun, exciting dates withContinue Reading

BBW DATING – RELATIONSHIP KILLERS

As a plus-size woman, I’ve had failed relationship experiences that I’ve come to realize were, at times, in part my doing. I was guilty of some of the following tips and after realizing this, I’ve become more aware of my behavior with men and have had much better results in the dating world once IContinue Reading

BBW Online Dating – Intimidating?

I’m a plus-size, single woman who has dealt with feelings of intimidation when meeting new men in the dating world. I discovered, by talking with other plus-size women, that I’m not the only one facing these feelings. They, too, had all but lost hope that there were any good men out there. For me, aContinue Reading

BBW Ladies – Look Out For This Guy!

Dating is difficult and frustrating enough, but if you’re a plus-size bbw woman, it may be even tougher. Listed are some of the types of men to steer clear of, whether you’re a petite or plus-size woman. While I can’t tell you who your perfect man is, these “heads ups” may help you in yourContinue Reading

BBW – Dress To Impress!

If you happen to be a size 12 or larger, then check out these plus–size fashion tips and styling tricks that will help you look thinner and leaner. These are just a few recommended cuts, prints, necklines and styles suited for the plus-size body type. Curves are attractive, but you need to make sure youContinue Reading

BBW Discrimination – Just a Distraction

When looking for romantic relationships, love and emotions are the first and foremost considerations. Physical conditions should be of minimal concern. If you’re overweight and think that’s the reason why you are neglected or rejected by men, you need to change your thinking. You will only deprive yourself from enjoying life if you continue thisContinue Reading

What It’s Like To Be A BBW

I refer to myself as a BBW — Big, Beautiful Woman. I grew up in a small town. Dating was difficult and dates were sparse. Being a big, curvy girl, I was never really insecure, but was understandably shy about dating. I was involved with church and other activities back then, so I didn’t reallyContinue Reading

Dating A Big Girl

As a plus-size woman in the dating world, I’ve found that men who are looking for tips on dating a plus-sized woman should remember immediately that their girl is like every other woman out there. She wants to feel special and beautiful. Accept her for the beautiful person she is, and make her feel yourContinue Reading

Dating Big vs. Skinny Girls

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Big Girl Dating

I’ve been overweight all of my life. I used to wear over-sized T-shirts and sweatshirts to parties in junior high and high school because I thought they would hide my tummy and hips better. And when I look back at those photos, all I can see is an insecure, uncomfortable, poorly-dressed girl with very lowContinue Reading

Dating Can Be Hard If You’re Big

In my late teen and early adult life, I couldn’t get a real date to save my life. I naturally assumed that nearly all of the reasons why were based on my size and I used my eating as a shield against getting rejected. When you’re overweight, you fall back on all kinds of reasonsContinue Reading

Men Do Like Curvy Women

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My Big Girl Dating Experience

I enjoy occasionally eating out. Occasionally, because I get embarrassed and annoyed at skinny women who sit at a table near me and almost immediately look me up and down. I’m a plus-size girl and when that happens, I instinctively begin looking for the nearest and quickest exit when I’ve finished my meal. That wouldn’tContinue Reading

See The Inner Me!

Growing up was brutal! I’ve always been very overweight from a young age. Some studies will tell you it’s because I wasn’t fed properly in my formidable years. Others speculate that it’s a glandular problem. And still others accuse that it’s just that I can’t stop eating and use food as a “crutch” when I’mContinue Reading

See The Real Me!

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Give Big Girls a Chance!

Typically, the majority of men in our society prefer to have physically attractive and fit women as their dating partners and eventual life partners.  Bbw dating is a concept that rarely comes to mind when embarking on the dating world whether when meeting a woman by chance, through friends, or through an online dating service. AContinue Reading

“Big” Dating is Beautiful!

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From A Big Girl’s Perspective

I’m a plus-size girl. Recently while out at a restaurant, a regular size, very good-looking man sat down at the table next to me. I suddenly felt very self-conscious. I began doing what I always do – looking for an escape route that would go unnoticed. A skinny girl wouldn’t have these thoughts. A skinnyContinue Reading

Believe In Yourself

Big girls want the same things out of life that skinny girls want, including a rich and fulfilling dating life. The men out there who are looking for tips on dating plus-size women should remember that their big girl wants what every other woman wants…she wants to feel special. Treat her with the respect sheContinue Reading

Show Your Confidence!

I think we can all agree that dating isn’t exactly easy. But if you’re a plus-size woman, dating can be not only difficult, but also frustrating. The first step in relieving the stress, anxiety, and disappointments associated with dating while trying to find your soul mate is to accept yourself for who you are andContinue Reading

Online Dating for Plus-Size Women

Dating can be scary no matter what your body size, but being a plus sized girl can be… an experience. Let’s face it, it’s downright frustrating! My thinner friends don’t seem to have as much of a problem where dating is concerned. When going out to bars and clubs with them, I seem to becomeContinue Reading

How to Find a Date on BBW Dating Sites

Are you looking for a big and beautiful woman as a date or potential girlfriend? BBW dating sites are definitely what you are looking for. Many beautiful plus-sized women are there for you to search through and find someone who you will be more compatible with as your date and future girlfriend. One of the mostContinue Reading

Reasons to Date a plus Size Woman

Dating a plus size woman is not every man’s dream. In fact, only a small percentage of men are really attracted to big girls at first glance. If you are one of these men who are interested in big and beautiful women, here are some things that men like you may or may not alreadyContinue Reading

Where to find the best BBW dates

Gone are the days where only thin women found relationships online. This is because the world of dating for plus-size women has taken flight and is more popular than ever. Thanks to BBW dating. with the sheer power of the internet, you can now find your special plus-size woman in just a matter of aContinue Reading

DISCRIMINATION IS JUST A DISTRACTION—FOCUS ON BBW DATING

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BBW DATING: ACCEPTANCE IS THE KEY

Dating is not limited for men and women who don’t have curves on their bodies. Everyone has the right to venture into online dating without negative criticisms. When it comes to love, no boundary should hinder a couple who are madly in love. Specifically, bbw dating is becoming popular due to its warm embrace toContinue Reading

Being Large and Lovely is a perk!

Being a big and beautiful woman, you do not have to worry any longer about the judgments or comments from close minded people or even worry about looking for one from your dreams. At largeandlovely.com, a premier bbw dating site, we bring you a community full of like minded women where you can search throughContinue Reading

Fall 2015 Outfit Ideas for Plus Size Women

Fall is here, and it has started to get a bit chilly. As plus size women, this is another season where you have to dwell about what to wear and what to ditch. Not every ongoing trend will work for your body, so you need think about how you are going to present yourself thisContinue Reading

BBW Dating for plus size singles

There is no doubt that while there are numerous single men and single ladies who are looking for plus size singles, overweight singles still have issues finding a date. There are many bbw dating sites online but very few are truly for Big Beautiful Women (BBW) and Big Handsome Men (BHM). Largeandlovely.com is exclusively forContinue Reading

Find the ‘One’ Who Loves the Real You!

Love is a spectacular feeling that every human being deserves to experience. There is a famous saying that goes like, ‘whatever glitters is not gold’. Well, this is very true because people who go for appearances rather than the soul, they never find a companion who will stay by their side forever. A good bodyContinue Reading

Genuine Route of Love for Plus Size Singles!

We live in a society where judging each other has become an avocation. The social cohesion is worsening and leading to various ills in the community. There has been a high rise in the problems faced by over weight or plus size individuals which seems to be deteriorating the personality of that person. Constant judgingContinue Reading

PLUS SIZE WOMEN’S TRENDS FOR FALL 2015

Fall is just around the corner and it comes with cool temperatures, colorful foliage, falling leaves and the most amazing fashion trends. Plus size women should know that some fabulous new styles are hitting the stores this fall. Here are some fall 2015 fashion trends for big and beautiful women. Sporty One of the majorContinue Reading

Dating Is Now Fun!

I have a wonderful job and a great circle of friends, but it can be a challenge to meet someone new. Adding to these challenges is the fact that I’m a plus-sized, curvy woman, so it’s tricky as far as the dating pool is concerned. The pool got smaller! So I tried something new –Continue Reading

TIPS FOR PLUS-SIZE SWIMSUITS FOR BBW WOMEN

With summer season in full swing, the swimsuit fashion is also on the rocks and it is definitely not slowing down. There will be a number of beach trips, poolside hangouts and vacation before the fall rolls around. Thus, you need the right kind of swimsuits to take advantage of the warm summer weather. FindContinue Reading

6 Fashion Rules for Plus Size Woman that should be Broken

As a plus size woman, you probably heard about a long list of fashion don’ts when it comes to you. Plus size women can’t wear this, they can’t wear that, it makes them look fatter; it just goes on and on. Being called ‘fat’ is the same as being called ‘tall’ ‘short’ or ‘thin’. TheContinue Reading

Plus Size Woman and Skinny Jeans

Are you a plus size woman who thinks that skinny jeans are not for her? Well, think again! You might be under the impression that skinny jeans are just for skinny people. But, I think it’s time to break that myth and learn something new. Go ahead and talk to a super skinny girl andContinue Reading

I Found “Me”!

I happen to live in Los Angeles, where being over a size 8 is almost a felony.  As a plus-size woman, this can be depressing while searching for a cute bathing suit or a stylish pair of jeans in a city that considers the “norm” a size 2.  At those times, I like to remindContinue Reading

Fashion for Plus Sized Women

If you have been under the false assumption that fashion is only for those skinny and tall girls, you are so wrong! There is nothing wrong or embarrassing about being a plus sized woman, you just need to learn how to embrace yourself and look beautiful. I personally believe that every girl out there isContinue Reading

Life Is Good!

“You’re too fat to date.” “You’re pretty… for a big girl.” “No one is ever going to love you until you lose weight.” “What do you expect? You’re fat!” How many of us large, curvy girls have heard these, and many others, throughout our lives? Did I try and ignore it? Yes, I tried. DidContinue Reading

Dating Tips for Big Beautiful Women

Hello there, big beautiful women, hope you all are doing just great and have been out dating. Or are you still somewhat shy about meeting new men? Before you postpone your next future date, let me give you some helpful and simple hints; No! They are not hopeless or long or dull in any way.Continue Reading

I Won’t Settle!

“Fat girls try harder.” And, unfortunately, you will find men out there that like to prey on plus-sized women since we’re thought to have lower self confidence and self-esteem. We should be happy for any attention we get and satisfied with what we end up getting. Wrong! For starters, I refuse to settle. And fortunately,Continue Reading

Dating Can Be Fun!

While I appreciate the thoughtfulness that went into this list of online dating do’s and don’ts that I came across for plus-sized women, something about it left a bad taste in my mouth. I’ve always been curvy and plus-sized, which has made dating a nightmare. That had a lot to do with my own self-esteemContinue Reading

Me, Myself, and I!

Growing up was brutal! I’ve always been very overweight from a young age. Some studies will tell you it’s because I wasn’t fed properly in my formidable years. Others speculate that it’s a glandular problem. And still others accuse that it’s just that I can’t stop eating and use food as a “crutch” when I’mContinue Reading

In Can Relate!

It seems that the new series Big Women: Big Love, on the Lifetime channel may not actually be as misleading as it sounds. Yes, it’s a dating show that’s focused entirely on plus-size women, and yes, it indulges in a few lame “big” puns, but there’s actually a lot to be hopeful about here. First of all,Continue Reading

I’m So Excited!

I discovered that there’s an academy for dating, which is so helpful, especially for us large and curvy women who have had bad experiences with dating. The Smart Dating Academy in Chicago, founded by Bela Gandhi, was designed with the sole purpose of helping single men and women find the partners of their dreams. SheContinue Reading

Is Online Dating Different For Plus-Size Women?

Sure, dating is a mixed bag no matter your body size, but I always say that dating as a plus-size girl can be…different. Oftentimes, it’s downright frustrating, especially when I compare my dating life to that of my thinner friends. Going out to bars and clubs can make a big girl feel invisible. So, forContinue Reading

I Feel Pretty!

I’m a plus-sized, curvy woman and I’ve always been frustrated by the lack of selection from my favorite clothing brands. Clothing manufacturers often do not recognize the needs of the larger sized shopper, so finding styles in plus sizes is just not that simple. I end up having to take what I can get andContinue Reading

Inside the Looking Glass

Unfortunately, we live in a very superficial world. From a woman’s standpoint, if you’re not a size 2, with perfect, beautiful white teeth and flawless skin, you’re pretty much in for some of the cruelest taunting during your formidable years. And it doesn’t stop as you get older. As a society, we try to findContinue Reading

Time to Start Dating Again!

I’ll just say it…I’m a big woman! So where do I turn to find someone great to be in a relationship with? Meeting someone “by chance” just isn’t an option when you’re a curvy, plus-size girl. The usual “first impression” isn’t favorable, in my experience. Men, as a rule, are always looking for that “superContinue Reading

I a Need New Wardrobe!

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My BBW Dating Experience

Dating can be one of the most difficult parts of an extra curvy woman’s life. That can make dating that much more complicated and difficult. Many plus-sized women struggle through bad dates and worse judgments. For those of you plus sized women who don’t know about this BBW dating service, you owe it to yourselfContinue Reading

Dating Tips for Plus Sized Women

If you classify yourself as part of society known as plus sized women, you are not alone. That group is actually growing. Whether it’s a trend due to the availability of processed foods, the fact that we are becoming less active, or simply because people are becoming more accepting of themselves, big and beautiful womenContinue Reading

7 Tips for Plus-Sized Dating

As stated by the CDC, about 34 percent of adult Americans are overweight; according to TV shows and movies, nevertheless, most of the individuals who fall in love have a tendency to be thin and preternaturally good looking. Empiric evidence shows us that people of all shapes and sizes meet and fall in love; forContinue Reading

Winter Jewelry for Plus-Size Women

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Plus-Size Workout Gear

Despite popular mis-conception, plus-size girls workout too! Plus-Size Workout Clothing When it comes to working out, I too often check my fashionista ways at the gym door. Join me on my mission to retire my oversized t-shirts and shorts for more stylish athletic hires. Plus-Size Workout Gear Fit and Shopping Tips Looking like a slob isn’t improving my alreadyContinue Reading

Winter Boots for Plus-Size Women

Ain’t no outfit like a winter outfit cause the booted looks don’t stop!   Winter Boots for Plus-Size Women   Ladies, boot season is back and better than ever. Don’t just take your old kicks out of storage this winter season; Check out these plus-size shopping tips and add some new designs to your booted portfolio.Continue Reading

Fall/Winter Office Attire for Plus-Size Women

It’s time to address the elephant in my fall/winter closet full of weekend clothing Fall/Winter Office Attire for Plus-Size Women    I am making a point this office season to change my working wardrobe ways. Too often I find myself rifling through my everyday clothing options in hopes of improvising a passable professional look. Why doContinue Reading

Plus-Size Fall Outerwear

Fall has settled in, and before we ride October all the way into the long winter, let’s take some time to ensure we aren’t missing out on this years best fall plus-size outer trends! Fall Outerwear for Plus-Size Women I may prefer the warm summer air, but what woman doesn’t love a perfectly crafted booted fall look?!Continue Reading

Plus-Size Fashion Blogs You Probably Didn’t Know About

We’ve been following some incredibly fashionable plus-size bloggers lately. Top 5 Plus-Size Fashion Blogs and Bloggers Instead of keeping all the goodness to ourselves we decided to share a few of them with you. Enjoy! Nicolette Mason Columnist for Marie Claire magazine in North American, Nicolette Mason is one of the most influential names inContinue Reading

Ultimate guide to preparing to be a young professional

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Plus-size women dress classy

Looking nice and attractive is every woman’s right; no matter if they are slim, fat or huge. Women always strive to look attractive by wearing beautiful dresses and accessories. They explore different markets, stores and even search websites to find the perfect dress for any upcoming event and find many good dresses as the marketContinue Reading

Fall Fashion Tips for Plus Sized Women

Fall Fashion Tips for Plus Sized Women

Plus sized fashion has finally come into its own. Historically plus sized women have had to deal with a lag in fall fashion trends but this year it seems that things have finally turned around and the fall fashion line up is perfect for every body type regardless of the size of the body! TheContinue Reading

BBW Dating Sites and Scams

BBW dating site scams use model photographs, have decent profiles, and they usually pull in more members. Sadly, the internet is loaded with these tricksters. Most BBW dating sites are brimming with them. BBW dating site scams Some BBW dating site scammers will act like a real member of the site. They will use like-minded conversation to build and gainContinue Reading

Why You Should Go On A BBW Blind Date

If you aren’t familiar with the term BBW, the abbreviation stands for Big Beautiful Women. The term ‘beautiful’ isn’t supposed to be a gimmick. Instead, it’s the honest truth. Just because a woman appears to be larger than societal standards, doesn’t make her any less beautiful than any other billboard models. Going on a BBWContinue Reading

Dating big beautiful women (BBW)

Do you find big beautiful women irresistible? Do you prefer large and lovely over thin and fragile? BBW dating on Large and Lovely If so, then you should take advantage of Large and Lovely’s BBW dating network. Their website is designed to connect you with all the large and lovely women that you desire. Their platformContinue Reading

BBW Dating is finally here

BBW Dating is a blog dedicated to the BBW dating community. It’s managed by the team over at Large and Lovely. Yesterday, I spoke with one of the owners of the BBW dating site, Large and Lovely. It turns out that she found her husband through Large and Lovely. This was nearly 15 years ago.Continue Reading