The honest truth about dating in your 30s…as a fat girl

I’m not one to write about dating advice nor do I want to start recapping all my adventures in dating via this forum.   But when I  stumbled upon this article & vid clip (from earlier this week, I shared it on my Petite Plus, Meow’s Facebook Page  — it got a ton of views!

So I thought I would share it as a post on this space as well.  Dating is tough.  Dating after divorce is tougher.  Dating in your 30s as a fat girl may be the worst.

Watch and/or read this clip…captured IT completely:  The honest truth about dating in your 30s as a fat girl.


In case you have one of those gross job things and can’t watch the video right now, here are some of the best “you go, fat girl” lines:

“You know what the meanest thing is you can say to a fat girl? ‘You’re not fat.’”

“It really, really sucks (being fat). You have no idea. And the worst part is…I’m not supposed tell anyone how much it sucks because it’s too much for people.”

“(Men) can…say you can’t get a date, you’re overweight, and it’s adorable, but if I say it, they call the suicide hotline. I mean, can I just say it? I’m fat. It sucks to be a fat girl. Can people just let me say it?”

“On behalf of all the fat girls, I’m making you representative of all the guys: Why do you hate us so much? What is it about the basics of human happiness, you know, feeling attractive, feeling loved, having guys chase after us, that’s just not in the cards for us? Nope, not for us. How is that fair? And why am I supposed to just…accept it?”

Louie: Stumbling over words “Look, you’re a really…very beautiful…”
Sarah: “Come on. If I was a ‘really, very beautiful…’, you would’ve said yes when I asked you out. I mean, come on, Louie, be honest here.”

“I flirt with guys all the time. And I mean, the great looking ones? They flirt right back, no problem. Because they know their status will never be questioned. But guys like you never flirt with me because you get scared that maybe you should be with a girl like me. And why not?!”

Sarah: “Have you ever dated a girl that was heavier than you?”
Louie: “Yes, yes I have.”
Sarah: “No, no, no. I didn’t say, ‘Have you ever fucked a fat girl?’ I’m sure you have, every guy has. I mean, when I met you, if I had said, ‘Hey, you wanna go to the back room and screw on a can of peaches?’, you would’ve gone for it. No. I’m saying have you ever dated a fat girl? Have you ever kissed a fat girl? Have you ever wooed a fat girl? Have you ever held hands with a fat girl? Have you ever walked down the street, in the light of day, holding hands with a big girl like me? Go ahead, hold my hand. What do you think is going to happen? Do you think your dick is going to fall off if you hold hands with a fat girl?”

“I can get laid. Any woman who is willing can get laid. I don’t want that. I don’t even need a boyfriend or husband. All I want is to hold hands with a nice guy and walk and talk.”


Pretty real right?  If you haven’t seen the show Louie he writes from an autobiographical character who isn’t afraid to be real about his shittiness as a man, a parent, a human overall.  He cuts to the core of what’s wrong with the world, but also presents us with scenarios where awareness of the world is mixed with awareness of self mixed with intelligent humour …Only in a show like that would you have a scene like this.

So what are your thoughts on this?

Are larger ladies simply S-O-L when it comes to dating?  And fellas, DO YOU think your dick is going to fall off if you hold hands with a fat girl?

Share using the comments section below.

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What is petite?

The term “petite” is commonly misunderstood. Many people believe that petite = short and slim and skinny. But this is far from the truth.

Weight has nothing to do with being petite. It’s actually your HEIGHT that determines if you fall into the “petite” category. In fashion/clothing, petite is a standard clothing size designed to fit women of shorter height, typically 5’4″ or shorter.

“Regular” clothing is designed for women who are at least 5’5″ tall which means regular size clothing will not properly fit women who are shorter than this.

Fit is EVERYTHING. If something doesn’t fit you properly, it’s not going to do you any favors.

I found this video from The Petite Shop that helps explain it better:

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