Dating fatter women
That my body is a great concession that a man would have to make.
That everything that makes me lovable cannot outweigh my weight.
I see it in the faces of guys I’m meeting for the first time after being matched on e Harmony, even though we’ve exchanged weeks of witty banter and embarrassing confessions.
A Christian’s body is the temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians ).
Part of this has to do with basic demographics of the church today: For men, it’s a buyer’s market.
With the surplus of godly, talented, accomplished Christian women, men can afford to be pickier, holding tightly to standards of physical attraction, sense of humor, similar interests, all the way to taste in coffee. Here’s why we chose to give birth to black triplets.] And if you are overweight, you can’t remain that way.
Fellow Christians have a biblical mandate to call out the sin in my life, and with that action they can also work toward eliminating an unsightly blemish on the church roster. Eating excessive amounts to fill an emotional void, while not necessarily sinful, is not indicative of a healthy spiritual life.
Gluttony, however, only seems to be a problem when it results in displeasing physical appearances. But being overweight can be caused by a whole host of things (plummeting metabolisms, hormone imbalance, thyroid problems, bad genes or even socioeconomic considerations).
It feels like things should be different in the church.