Obese husbands tend to be less happy with their marriages than other men, according to a 1995 study led by Jeffrey Sobal, Barbara S.
Rauschenback and Edward Frongillo, and published in "Obesity Research." Meanwhile, obese women tend to be happier with their marriages than other women.
Depression can cause several problems in a relationship. A person with distorted body image may go to great lengths to hide her body from their partner or feel uncomfortable being sexual.
If a depressed partner "gives up on life," the non-depressed partner may find themselves picking up the slack and being charged with any mutual responsibilities, such as dealing with finances or child care. Low self-esteem can damage a relationship because the obese person may suffer from constant worry and often look for reassurance.
They often come into a relationship believing that my past partners have been abusive or unfaithful, or that my current partner isn't interested in sex and that's why we're poly.
Basically, that he's arrived to save me from my terrible, sad, fat life.
I love Netflix and whatever as much as the next girl, sure -- but I also love art galleries and movie theaters and poetry readings!
Obese women are also less likely to ask for birth control services, so they are four times as likely to have an unplanned pregnancy.
Seventy-four percent of men and 60 percent of women report they would be uncomfortable dating someone who is obese, according to a 1998 study published by Jeffery Sobal and Mark Bursztyn in "Women and Health." Obese people who are in relationships also face unique challenges.