Over the course of five days, 'fat' Yvette (pictured left) received 18 messages, 74 likes and 81 visits.Every dating app has its supporters and its naysayers. It’s something many single people wonder, myself included.My weight has fluctuated dramatically throughout my life – I was a fat child, a thin teenager, a chubby sixth former, a skinny student and so on, up and down through my adult life.It baffles me that people think that men can only like one type of woman!If you are a plus size or fat person, you know how difficult it is to date.
Before being matched, however, you’re required to fill out a profile, asked about your body type and body shape (with options ranging from “inverted triangle” to “rounded/apple.” “Tinder relies on a match being made between two individuals depending more on physical appearance.As a result, there haven’t been many positive remarks made by plus sized users,” Becky Han, a member of the Woo Plus marketing team, told However, the app has received quite a bit of criticism, especially with one particular aspect: While women must be plus-size to use the app, men don’t have to be, which many feel gives the app a “fetishizing” quality while further categorizing plus-size women as “other.” “For me it feels that instead of addressing the way plus-size women are treated in society – and most certainly on the dating scene – we are having to further separate them,”London-based plus-size blogger Callie Thorpe told .“Personally I am also not a fan of the term BBW – it makes me feel like I am a fetish purely for men and I’m not comfortable with that.Overweight is the Original Site for Overweight Dating, matching BBW Singles all over the World since 2003. Whether or not you consider yourself a “chubby chaser”, around 10% of the overall population has a sexual preference for a BBW, according to human rights organization NAAFA.Overweight Date provides a safe, secure, and comfortable Online Dating Community for BBW Singles and their Admirers. This statistic may come as a surprise to some, especially to those who do not understand the beauty of BBW love, but there is published scientific evidence from a Nobel Prize-winning geneticist to back up these claims.So, to find out if men like fat women, I created two identical online dating profiles of me size 18 and size 10 to find out.