06/04/2013 10:54 am ET

It Happened To Me: After Six Weeks of Dating, A Dude Told Me I Was Too Fat For Him To Date

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After five months of acclimatizing to life in a new city and a bunch of flirtations that ended up going nowhere, I decided to dip my toes into the local online dating scene.

I listed my body type as "curvy." Since I comfortably fill out a US size 14 and have had some experience of men being dicks about it, I didn't want there to be any confusion whatsoever.

Not an online dating novice, I was prepared for all types of OKCupid horrors. But I'm not sure what could have prepared me for this.

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