About a month ago, one of my sisters tagged me in a video she recorded of Family Feud, a game show where two families compete for a cash prize by trying to find the most popular answers to a variety of questions. My sister wrote:. My sister tagged me in this post knowing my background in fat studies and sexuality studies and as a fat masculine person , knowing I would agree with her frustrations. Instead it perpetuated body terrorism against fat bodies to score cheap laughs. The myth: The fact that this myth is the most popular of the six given answers — 34 of the people originally surveyed gave this or a similarly-worded answer — is troubling in itself. If a classically attractive person of any gender is with a fat man, the general assumption is that this fat man has to have money or some sort of power.
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The research clearly shows that whether or not people say they value physical attractiveness they still base their actions on it. These studies show that both men and women place a great deal of importance on physical attractiveness. Other attractive traits include warmness and compassion, earning potential, and so on. And yet, surprisingly, these traits are seemingly far less important, at least at first. Is that the best way to pick a partner? Who knows.
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Jesus, Jes, I really really like this. If there's anything I can add, it would be that nobody likes how they look in photos - at first. Photographs are the easiest way to take account of all of our physical "flaws" in one go; and those perceived flaws are different in all of us.
They asked 1, Americans to use a point visual scale to reveal the body sizes and shapes that best represent them and their romantic partners. Average actual v average ideal. The average woman weighs lb and has a BMI of