​And in the wake of the move towards appreciating a good dad bod... | 22 Words

A recent survey has found that nearly seventy-five-percent of singletons prefer a "dad bod" on a man rather than muscles...

And of course, it's gotten people talking...


Read on for the full story...

Now, we all know how hard it can be when you're single...

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Especially when you're desperate to find a compatible partner.

And it's a harsh reality that more than often...


Appearances are everything.

Of course, a partner's personality is equally as important...

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But there has to some form of mutual attraction between a couple to make things work.

People can be very specific and picky when it comes to how their potential other halves look...

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And often, many assume that they have to be unbelievably fit and healthy in order to be conventionally attactive.

Well, it turns out that this isn't at all the case!


Because a recent survey has found that the vast majority of female singletons prefer a "dad bod" on a partner rather than bulging muscles and rock-hard abs.

​For a little bit of context...


According to the Urban Dictionary, a "dad bod" is a male body type that is best described as "softly round." It's built upon the theory that once a man has found a mate and fathered a child, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining a sculpted physique.

Well, the findings of this survey have certainly opened a few eyes...

The findings come as part of a survey conducted by Dating.com, which asked 2,000 people what their preferred body type was.


Seventy-five percent of respondents stated they were a fan of a "dad bod," while twenty percent said that body type didn't matter to them and that they preferred personality over appearance.

Meanwhile, fifteen percent of respondents said they preferred a "Barbie or Ken-like body type."

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Discussing the surprising results, Maria Sullivan, dating expert and vice president of Dating.com, said to UniLad:

"Very fit and in shape bodies are seen as ideal when it comes to attracting a partner; however, the users of Dating.com just proved that isn't always the case when it comes to real-life romances."

She added:

"Movies and TV shows tend to promote Barbie and Ken body types, giving people the idea that they need to look similar in order to find their match. We're happy to be able to confirm that is not how the real world actually operates."

And in the wake of the move towards appreciating a good dad bod...


Forty-five percent of the survey respondents who said they had a dad bod even put "#dadbod" in their bios because they're proud of their appearance.

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