Hayley has over 10 years of experience overseeing content strategy, social media engagement, and article opportunities. She has also written hundreds of informational and entertaining blog posts. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Bustle, Cosmo, the Huffington Post, AskMen, and Entrepreneur. When she’s not writing about dating news, relationship advice, or her fantasy love affair with Leonardo DiCaprio, she enjoys listening to The Beatles, watching Harry Potter reruns, and drinking IPAs.
Lillian Guevara-Castro brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to ensure DatingAdvice articles and reports have been edited for overall clarity, accuracy, and reader engagement.
Plus size dating can be difficult on some superficial dating apps and sites, and we firmly believe that curvy singles deserve better.
I have several family members and friends who are curvy women and absolutely beautiful, yet they’ve sometimes struggled in their love lives because some people can’t see past the unrealistic body standards that celebrities, the media, and society place on us.
Whether you want a date or partner who’s like-sized and can relate to your experiences, or if you’re into full-figured woman or big handsome man, these 11 plus size dating sites are for you. They’re all welcoming, popular, safe, and free, and they allow you to filter potential matches by appearance and interests, among other identifiers.
Nowhere else online will you find more plus-size singles and BBW admirers than on Match. With more than 30 million members, and counting, and more than 13.5 million monthly visitors, and counting, Match has a massive user base of people from all walks of life. Not to mention they’re from all over the world (50 countries) and range in age, gender, sexual orientation, education, religion, race, interests, and dating goals. It’s free to sign up for a basic membership on Match, so give it a go to see what you think.
WooPlus is known as “the most comfortable plus-size dating community,” which means you can be your true self without fear of judgment or stereotyping. More than 470,500 active members, and counting, have signed up for the dating website (or downloaded the app WooPlus), and it’s responsible for more than 3.3 million matches and counting. WooPlus won’t charge you to create a profile, upload numerous photos, view profiles, receive match suggestions, and chat. One happy user named Becky said, “I found a gentleman here who is really nice and definitely my type. It was love at first sight, and he proposed to me six weeks later.”
LargeFriends is the self-proclaimed “#1 BBW dating site for plus-size singles and admirers,” having grown to a user base encompassing over 2 million fat singles. Since it was founded in 2002, many positive reviews have backed this online dating site’s features. In addition to providing free registration, advanced search features, personality tests, and various forms of communication, the online dating site has helpful advice on its discussion forums where plus size singles can talk about where to go on a date and how to build a serious relationship. If you’re a big woman with a lot of love to give, then you’ll feel right at home in this BBW chat room.
“Discover love, romance, and friendship on the world’s premier dating network” is the promise BBWDateFinder makes to plus size men and women, and the team strives to keep that promise by making the sign-up, browsing, and messaging processes as easy as possible. If you have three minutes, then you have time to create an account on BBWDateFinder. Then you’ll be on your way to finding and receiving highly compatible matches in the BBW dating world.