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    I'm not bothered at all as long as the man's weight isn't stopping him from looking after himself.
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    I don't like a lot of muscles e.g 6 packs. I don't find them very attractive and I know of other women who feel the same way. I like my men to be a healthy weight but for me it's brains over looks. Though it all really depends on the woman. Just be healthy
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    (Original post by Eldedu)
    I wouldn't want to speak on any woman's behalf, but I do want to throw in my own opinion.

    Do you find this picture surprising?:

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    I do. Is it because of the vast differences in their personality/income/beliefs/musical preference/etc.?
    No, it's because one would clearly be considered to be more attractive by most.

    Undoubtedly some women will say "to me it makes no difference" and I can't really argue with that. But I think, at least subconsciously, women like men are influenced by physique when being attracted to others.
    he did say physique though not face. I don't really care at all about a mans physique. If he was fat it would put me off but thats about the extent of it. But his face would make a huge difference to whether I was attracted to him. maybe lots of girls are similar and thats why they tend to say it doesn't matter
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    (Original post by Spontogical)
    You don't even need to go to the gym or spend much time there to be healthy and fit to be honest.

    Most guys who attend the gym spend far less time than the average uni student does on Facebook.

    What do you mean by the bolded btw?
    The bolded bit means that a guy starts going to the gym simply to become "ripped" so that women will go out with them. I support people going to work out if they enjoy it, if it is for health reasons, or if they would like to become more confident. I draw the line, however, when guys post a million things on Facebook about how much they can bench press, or are only at the gym to creep and impress girls.
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    Surprising that there is more skinny hate than obese hate!
    Also, a lot of people saying; "I don't care about physique but I can't stand...". This is completely contradictory haha.

    Not trying to cause an argument but I can't help but think if there were a guys' version of this thread, saying how they don't want a girl to be too skinny but also not too fat, then every guy in that thread would be burnt at the stake. There'd be a lot of; "This is why girls are under so much pressure to conform to the glossy magazine look etc..." and "It isn't right you guys judging girls on how fat or skinny they are!".

    Just a thought .
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    (Original post by datpiff)
    Learned that the hard way. If you exercise for girls and to look good in the club, etc then you will fail. Definitely. It's best to do everything for yourself.


    warning for men: what is a perfect physique to us is different for women. When we look t physiques we usually just wanna be massive.


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    This is unfair. I want to be "lean" not "massive"
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    (Original post by Black Cat)
    I wish I could actually put on more weight im currently 6"3 and 10 stone people call me skinny but my high metabolism makes it impossible for me to gain.
    I'm 5ft 9 at about 10 stone and I'm still relatively skinny. The metabolism isn't the answer. Calorie dense foods are what you need to look at, good fats, and lots of protein. Don't forget the exercise either.
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    I thought TSR girls liked skinny girls...I mean boys.

    (Original post by Benlaw92)
    Surprising that there is more skinny hate than obese hate!
    Also, a lot of people saying; "I don't care about physique but I can't stand...". This is completely contradictory haha.

    Not trying to cause an argument but I can't help but think if there were a guys' version of this thread, saying how they don't want a girl to be too skinny but also not too fat, then every guy in that thread would be burnt at the stake. There'd be a lot of; "This is why girls are under so much pressure to conform to the glossy magazine look etc..." and "It isn't right you guys judging girls on how fat or skinny they are!".

    Just a thought .
    People who say this are so stupid. What's the point of the thread then?
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    (Original post by boba)
    he did say physique though not face. I don't really care at all about a mans physique. If he was fat it would put me off but thats about the extent of it. But his face would make a huge difference to whether I was attracted to him. maybe lots of girls are similar and thats why they tend to say it doesn't matter
    I didn't mention faces either, did I? I mean it's obvious from the pic one clearly has a much better physique.
    You say "If he was fat it would put me off" and yet you seem to be arguing that you don't place importance on physique?
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    (Original post by Eldedu)
    I didn't mention faces either, did I? I mean it's obvious from the pic one clearly has a much better physique.
    You say "If he was fat it would put me off" and yet you seem to be arguing that you don't place importance on physique?
    the picture you showed I could only see the peoples heads?
    hm I'm not trying to say I don't place any importance on physique at all, like I said fatness would put me off. I mean that the difference between say a slightly chubby person an average person and a built person wouldn't make a difference. The effect is a lot less that the difference made by different facial features and hair, smell, character factors in which a small change can make a rather large difference. So relative to other things the importance of physique in attraction is minimal.
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    (Original post by boba)
    the picture you showed I could only see the peoples heads?
    hm I'm not trying to say I don't place any importance on physique at all, like I said fatness would put me off. I mean that the difference between say a slightly chubby person an average person and a built person wouldn't make a difference. The effect is a lot less that the difference made by different facial features and hair, smell, character factors in which a small change can make a rather large difference. So relative to other things the importance of physique in attraction is minimal.
    And yet a fat person is still a dealbreaker. I don't know what you were aiming to achieve with this, but I'm pretty sure we agree.
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    (Original post by Benlaw92)
    Surprising that there is more skinny hate than obese hate!
    Also, a lot of people saying; "I don't care about physique but I can't stand...". This is completely contradictory haha.

    Not trying to cause an argument but I can't help but think if there were a guys' version of this thread, saying how they don't want a girl to be too skinny but also not too fat, then every guy in that thread would be burnt at the stake. There'd be a lot of; "This is why girls are under so much pressure to conform to the glossy magazine look etc..." and "It isn't right you guys judging girls on how fat or skinny they are!".

    Just a thought .
    Game's gone changed, mate. Supposedly noe that we live in a more gender equal society, girls can make demands of us - that's why you see magazines like Men's Health becoming more popular because men are now under just as much pressure to conform -> My advice? Ignore the media!

    While I'm here, I'd be quite interested to know what girls on this thead define as 'skinny'. Whether they mean skinny as in 'average' or skinny as in 'emaciated'.
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    For me, physique genuinely doesn't matter when it comes to actual relationships.

    The vast majority of guys I've been attracted to on a casual, hook-up basis have been muscular, almost rugby-player type physique, so I came to assume that was my 'type'. But in terms of relationships, my ex was quite skinny, and my current long term boyfriend is very skinny (5"11 and around 9stone, 57kg), and I am absolutely attracted to him. I have a bigger build myself, and due to the sport I do I am without a doubt physically stronger than him, which was strange for me to start with, but now is not an issue, and I've come to love his physique. Obviously he is medically underweight, so my only concern about his size would be that he's actually eating enough, which he is, so except for that concern, I love his size.

    Probably sounds cliche, but from mine and my girl friend's experience, when it comes to actual relationships, physique doesn't often matter.
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    (Original post by QwentyJ)
    Game's gone changed, mate. Supposedly noe that we live in a more gender equal society, girls can make demands of us - that's why you see magazines like Men's Health becoming more popular because men are now under just as much pressure to conform -> My advice? Ignore the media!

    While I'm here, I'd be quite interested to know what girls on this thead define as 'skinny'. Whether they mean skinny as in 'average' or skinny as in 'emaciated'.
    Fair enough! But stereotypical men usually only complain of girls being too fat (not me personally). Here, men seem to have the problem of not being skinny and not too fat. We seem to have it worse haha.
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    Applying it the greatest faculties of mind of Philosophy and Economics it's really of lesser importance. (Although Slavoj Žižek was probably very handsome when he was younger).
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    (Original post by Ollied)
    This always bugs me, girls always say about skinny boys, i weigh 8 stone, 5' 10" and I'd be willing to bet I eat more junk food than majority of fat people. Being skinny isn't hard work for me, but I think some people don't understand just like how people can't help being fat, neither can people that are skinny. I once made it up to 10 stone with the help of some prescribed steroids by the doctor, then I carried on eating this high intake diet and I lost it all.
    Also you know being skinny is bad when you have to wear size 8 womens jeans because mens skinnys look like slim fits.
    That's BS.

    If you eat enough you'll put on the weight. Try eating more Carbs/Proteins.

    Just because you eat junk food and don't gain weight means nothing. You're not eating enough to put weight on.
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    Not important at all. Unless he has health issues, I don't think his physique shouldn't be the main reason for any outcome of all sorts of relationship.
    However, I am strangely attracted to boys with long, neat hair.
    Fortunately my boyfriend is decent in terms of looks, despite being called a transvestite for his tall and slim figure. I'm short and chubby so we make up for our differences lol
 
 
 
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