Have you read Zach Miko’s advice column, Big Questions yet? Zach takes on Chubstr reader questions about plus size sex, relationships, body image, acceptance and more. Have a question for Zach? You can send it in (even anonymously if you’d like) by clicking here. This week, we’re taking a look at some of the past Big Questions articles that readers love most.
Anonymous: My boyfriend is a big guy and always makes comments about his body in a negative way. I’m a big gal myself, but I’ve been working on my self image for years and have come a long way. How do I nudge him in the same direction?Click here to see what Zach had to say.
Dan: I’m a bigger guy who lost a bit of weight over the past few years. Not because I was trying, it just happened naturally. I often have people tell me I look great and are surprised about how much weight I have lost. [It] kinda pisses me off because I feel like I looked great even when I was heavier. I get that they think they are being nice, but it honestly bothers me. What do you say to those people?Read Zach’s advice for handling one of the most annoying questions ever.
Randall: OK, so I want to work out at the gym but I am uncomfortable because they don’t seem to cater to the people who need this the most. I am active but low key and I know I should be more intense but I don’t want to feel on display. Having a large body makes me feel undignified when I work out in public. I wish there was a fat person gym. Do you have any advice? Read how Zach deals with feeling like an outsider at the gym.