My blood pressure, cholesterol, and all other vitals were recently assessed and are perfectly fine according my PCP.I’m a logical, intelligent, and critically thinking blogger who is here to explain to Carolyn Hall and the rest of the world the 6 things that are often misunderstood about the “fat acceptance” movement.I haven’t had sex in over a year and before that, it was about 2 years.I haven’t been in a relationship in about 6 years and that one was short […] So according to you, the only women worth paying for are gorgeous model types? Wow, well I think that says a lot about your attitude toward women.Embodiment of fat pride has reportedly diminished feelings of body shame, helped most develop confidence and appreciation of their bodies, and has positively affected their sex lives.First, a little information about me, because I'm sure the first thing people will do upon reading this is make assumptions about who I am: I am a 27-year-old American woman who is comprehensively involved in the Body Advocacy movement and additionally works 40 hours a week as a mental health professional.The fat female body is typically not considered attractive or sexual in Western culture.Not surprisingly, the scholarship about fat women's dating and sexual histories is deficient.
I'm constantly on my feet at work, attending intensive African Dance classes (which I'm really f*cking great at), riding bicycles and having a sh*t ton of sex.And the fearful comparison will inevitably breed all forms of hatred; both internally and externally. After being different sizes, I’ve noticed that when I was a smaller fat, I was able to attract men who actually wanted to date me and be seen with me.The article “6 Things I Don’t Understand About the Fat Acceptance Movement” is an interesting read for several reasons…IMPORTANT NOTE: It’s critical to realize before we even begin, that ignorance of, deflecting of, or outright refusal to believe in fat acceptance affects us (not limited to, but including fat bodies.) All bodies- large, small, and everything in between pay dearly for the negativity in which fat bodies are perceived. Because as long as we demonize a body shape ( body shape) there will always be a fearful comparison.