A very common trope, particularly in animation and sitcoms, is for a woman to be far more attractive than her significant other, even when the husband does not have a prestigious, high-paying job. This is largely a result of Hollywood-style casting for women's roles in which average-looking women are virtually unknown and unwanted in lead roles, leaving a large number of hotties needing work. Therefore even Hollywood Homely women who aren't supposed to be gorgeous are portrayed by supermodel-class women. In addition, the trope both reveals and helps maintain one of the most wide-spread cases of a Double Standard around with regards to acceptable levels of attractiveness for leading actors and actresses. While actors are held to a high standard of attractiveness, there are still leading roles available for plain looking guys, funny fat guys , and average joes especially in comedy, which is one of the main reasons why this trope is so common in sitcoms. The beauty standard for women, however, is much higher; in order to be a leading lady it is an unspoken prerequisite that you are at the very least physically attractive. Therefore, the reverse Hot Guy, Ugly Wife is almost unheard of. And if it is present, it is usually played for laughs. Basically, it's Positive Discrimination for men in-universe while remaining plain old-fashioned discrimination out-of-universe.
Attracting Women as a Fat Man
Many women not all are much more flexible about what they find attractive in a man than most guys realize. If a fat man is able to make a woman feel attracted to him in other ways e. When a woman feels attracted to a guy for other reasons, she then starts to look at his physical appearance in a more positive light.
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The Dating Nerd is a shadowy figure whose whereabouts and identifying details remain unknown. What we do know is that he is really, really good at dating. This hot girl I know let's call her Nadine just started dating this fat guy. Not like a dad bod — like, a legitimately fat guy.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Again, reiterating it, don't expect a decade's worth of time with her, but enjoy her good while you two are together. Is there even any sex at all in this fantasy. Are they a functioning member in society. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. If my husband and I had been dating during any of this, it would not have lasted long a few weeks maximum.