Plus-Size Fashion Blogger Says Man Asked Her On A Date “As A Dare”
A plus-size style blogger goes viral for exposing a merciless date she went on with a person.
Stephanie Yeboah posted a narrative on Twitter explaining a scenario the place she was subjected to a “#PullAPig” date from a white man who requested her out solely on a dare from her associates.
She’s since elaborated on the story on Refinery29 and defined how she met the person named “Robert” on Bumble and agreed to go on a date with him. Mind you this was her first date in two years.
Stephanie says Robert appeared to want that she was plus-size and famous that typically on relationship profiles she felt obligated to say her weight.
“It seems a bit silly to have to declare something as trivial as one’s weight on an app, but due to how a large percentage of plus-size women are treated in the dating world, some of us choose to add a note about our weight to our profiles, almost as some kind of ‘disclaimer’. It’s even worse when your weight intersects with something such as race or gender.”
When their date night time lastly got here Stephanie posted an image on Twitter noting that she was “terrified” however able to go meet the person for drinks.
Stephanie stated the date went effectively they usually loved one another’s firm with Robert even giving her a small reward and kissing her on the finish of the night time.
Then on their second date, Robert came to visit for dinner they usually had intercourse. He then went utterly ghost on her and THAT’s when issues went left.
A good friend of Robert reached out and instructed Stephanie that Robert stopped contacted her as a result of he’d been “dared to pull a fat chick” and efficiently did so even successful a sum of cash his associates had pooled. The time period for a merciless joke like that’s “pull a pig”; a relationship prank that includes both pulling an unattractive or plus-size individual.
Stephanie recapped the humiliation she felt on Refinery29 and stated she was mortified.
“I felt sick. A wave of embarrassment and humiliation washed over me, and I went into my bathroom and cried. I had been terrified of meeting and talking to men for fear of them judging my appearance. As much as I know that I am an awesome person, I’m blindingly aware that the way I look is not what mainstream society considers to be ‘beautiful’, and that’s something I always have to think about and carry with me.”
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Looking like an undergrad. One of my favourite looks of the month I think. All hail the beloved Mum jean! I only get my Mum jeans from ASOS Curve because they fit me perfectly, and have just the right amount of baggy-ness.😂 ___ Blouse, jeans and converses – @asos Coat – @navabifashion (a statement piece of mine now, in it’s 3rd year!)
She additionally added that she shared her story to boost consciousness in regards to the dip-sh***d dummies concentrating on plus-size girls. She says nonetheless that males, specifically, are trolling her about it and suggesting that she shed extra pounds to be handled like an precise human being.
“Luckily (or maybe unluckily?) I had already deleted Robert’s number from my phone after not hearing from him for a couple of weeks, so I have no way to contact and chastise him for what he did. I decided to ignore the friend’s email and used Twitter to tell my story, in the hope of opening up the conversation about the way plus-size women are treated. My aim was to raise awareness, and while I received some amazing, positive feedback, it also came with its share of trolling and horrible comments – almost all from men, who were either laughing at the situation or suggesting I change my appearance in order to be treated better next time.”
Wow, individuals are disgusting. There’s some dangerous karma coming “Robert’s” manner and the best way of the messy miserables trolling her over her expertise.
Have you ever heard of #PullAPig??? What do YOU take into consideration Stephanie’s story???