Do Guys (Actually) Like Plus Size Girls? (In Relationships)

It seems like everywhere I turn I see magazine articles and TV spots pushing body positivity and “new standards of attractiveness.” Until you come to the ads. All of these brands seem to be making their plus-size clothes in the seedy back workshop and still pushing only skinny, traditionally attractive, girls (and guys) to the …

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Why Do Couples Get Fat Together? (Especially After Marriage)

If you’ve recently moved in with your partner and are living together, you’ll notice many changes. Usually, these changes are welcome and pleasant until they affect your waistline. But it seems like you can’t even vent to your partner because their clothes are getting tighter as well. There are literally thousands of memes and jokes …

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Is XL The Same as 1X? (Sizing Mystery Solved)

Unconventional sizes can be confusing for plus-size and curvy individuals because they’re often lumped together. You might erroneously see yourself as plus size if you are simply curvy. But if standard ‘large’ clothes don’t fit you, 1X and XL might both do the job. Is XL the same size as 1X? XL and 1X are …

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What Is Considered Plus Size? Size 10? 12? 14?

Shopping can be tricky when you don’t fit society’s mold of acceptable size. Unfortunately, the archaic tolerance of larger sizes alongside the general increase in the average waist size creates a contradiction where most shoppers find it hard to shop for products that fit their bodies. Sizes 18 and over are considered plus size, while …

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