Think you’re going to go see that thin, blonde, buxom woman you’ve been chatting with online when you meet her for drinks tonight? Think that “affluent man” who you’re about to join for an expensive dinner, will be able to pay for both of you? Think again!
Weight is definitely a fluctuating metric for many, which is one reason that many tend to err on the safe side when inputting this information… If not blatantly lying about it. The UW/Cornell study found women and men subtract 8.5 and 1.5 pounds, respectively, on average. A nice alternative to lying may be to emphasize your excitement to participate in physical activities with a new partner!
While some of the default “body type” selections can be left to personal interpretation, your date will probably take notice when your “athletic” self-starts huffing and puffing on the way up to your seat at the theater. Our advice is to be realistic or to refrain from making a selection altogether.