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These days, apps like Grindr, Adam4Adam and SCRUFF make it easy to pinpoint the exact location of that guy who will become the next notch in your bedpost.
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For Oliverio, accepting that he was attracted to chubby guys took time.
“That contrast of body types in bed can be totally hot.” At 6 feet and 225 pounds and with the ability to bench press 350, Oliverio is a fitness nut who could have his pick of men. “Again, the stigma of fat.” He knows this because he was once one of those men.
“Many other guys fight against it or think of fucking a fat guy as a guilty pleasure or, worse, a dirty secret,” he says.
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“Ever try to cruise a guy and have him ignore you and face the wall? “Lots of hot fat guys won’t even make eye contact with me, which makes it very hard to assess interest.” But when he does meet a chubby guy and the two of them go out on dates together, it always brings him great satisfaction.“When I’m out with a huge guy and we’re holding hands, people don’t care that much. “Sometimes they even say, ‘You guys are such cute couple.’ I think it’s because deep down people want to believe that there really is someone for everyone.