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love handles

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love handles
腰间赘肉

Date: Jun 21 2012

Themes: Health, Romance

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“I guess she must like guys with love handles.”

- Actor Chris Pratt, joking about how he got his wife, Anna Faris. (Us Weekly)

“我猜她肯定喜欢腰间有赘肉的男人。”
- 演员克里斯·帕拉特 (Chris Pratt) 调侃如何俘获妻子安娜·法瑞丝 (Anna Faris) 的芳心。

Definition

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the fat that is located on people’s sides, below their ribs and above their hips

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Love is mysterious. You never know what is going to draw people together. You might not even be able to predict what kind of person you will fall in love with, or for what reasons. Still, chances are, love handles aren’t going to be on your list of “must-haves” when it comes to finding a partner.

The term love handles sounds nice, right? But telling someone they have great love handles isn’t actually a complement. Love handles are that extra bit of fat that hangs over one’s belt. They’re called loved handles because someone who loves you can use them to grab onto you!

The actor Chris Pratt jokes that his wife loves him for his love handles. But it might be more honest to say that she loves him despite his love handles. On the other hand, when someone has love handles, there is more of him to love!

What made you fall for your girlfriend or boyfriend? Do you think it matters if someone has love handles?

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“My boyfriend is starting to get love handles. It’s cute now, but if he keeps getting them, I might have to put him on a diet.”

“I don’t mind it when girls have love handles. I dislike it when girls are too skinny.”

“I think I need to cut down on the candy bars, or I’m going to get love handles.”

Winners

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oksana08 fatty folds above the belt
by oksana08
goodmahsa the area of fat around the waist. :)
by goodmahsa
It's the fat a little above the hips.
by candycandice
anges491 love handles are layers of fat on a person's skin around waist
by anges491
It's the area of fat around a women's or men's waist that is usally seen when their pants are too small for them.
by Irene Forever

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diva87

diva87

Morocco

love  endangered 

05:20 PM Jun 21 2012 |

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sanaa2000

sanaa2000

Egypt

When I will love someone,I will look to his manners.Itsnt important if he has alove handle or not.The important thing that he treats me with love , kind,&feel safe with him.I hope allah sends me the good guy inshallah,to make abeautiful & respectable family.

03:49 PM Jun 21 2012 |

Crizsearch

Crizsearch

Indonesia

heee… Too funny , I think a man will get more love handle after having first child. Love handles is the sign of being a father. And the father is not cool without love handles. Just like a fat hahaha….
Still agree with three lines at the beginning of the paragraph Love is mysterious. You never know what is going to draw people together. You might not even be able to predict what kind of person you will fall in love with, or for what reasons. So for whatever reason it’s always right to fall in love. Love handles is cute though LOL Cool

03:26 PM Jun 21 2012 |

AbdulazizAh19

Saudi Arabia

Mmmm I think this a thorny issue. And here is my opinion with all respect for fat people.


As long as love is considered spiritual, it doesn’t matter. But, in fact, we can’t deny that weight makes up an important role in personal relationships. I wouldn’t marry from a fat women. The reason is not limited to her appearance only. I’m actually responsible about my future childrens’ health. If I married from a girl has love handles, my children will probably be exposed to obesity, which is unwanted to happen. In my view, this is the most worthy point to make. Other than this reason, it depends on the person him/herself. 

02:45 PM Jun 21 2012 |

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mary888

mary888

Jordan

actually I’m so satisfied about my weight , I have no love handles at all…when u first hear the expression u might  think it’s related 2 romance  ,but its so far.


12:47 PM Jun 21 2012 |

sofree

sofree

China

I don’t really mind, but I don’t want to have it myself…

08:44 AM Jun 21 2012 |

agmurad

agmurad

Bahrain

deposits of excess fat at a person’s waistline:I swim to get rid of my love handles

08:39 AM Jun 21 2012 |

tjftina

tjftina

China

Love handles? Well, it sounds good. I think i am skinny. I want to become plump. How can it come true? I don’t know . I have tried many different ways to try to become fatter. But nothing seems to work.

08:25 AM Jun 21 2012 |

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samirah

samirah

Saudi Arabia

I mayb be wrong in my observation, but fat or those who having love handles are always lovely,funny and sensitive .

07:42 AM Jun 21 2012 |

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Talia Do

Talia Do

Viet Nam

I fell for my boyfriend because he is himself, that’s the most attractive quality anyone can ever have.

To my opinion, it does not really matter if someone has love handles because ‘pretty is as pretty does.’ It is more important to treat people well than to be good-looking. Just because you are good-looking does not mean you are a good person. Hence some love handles do not turn you into a bad person. Personality always comes first.


However, I think too many love handles will cause potential health effects. When I see fat people I think they are just people who are not determined enough to take proper care of their body, unless they have genetic problems. Many people try to believe that love handles are ok. But then why are there so many instructions and exercises for people to get rid of love handles? 

So if you have love handles, just love them but be sure to live well! :) 

07:03 AM Jun 21 2012 |

princessanika

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Tongue out


IT’S SWEET I LIKE IT Wink

06:50 AM Jun 21 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

I think an apperance matters to  sort of degree. But! If a person is shining, confident, with a good sense of humor, kind, generous, gregarious, caring and being able to understand, then his love handles are almost invisible. You just simply don’t notice them with the person’s good natured charisma that just overshadows the fatty appearance.  I’ve known these people in real life, and what impression you have from them is that they’re cool—and moreover you don’t think they’re overweight at all, just strong, masculine. See, the power of character… Otherwise, the lack of that… good or cool character just asks for taking a tour to a gym and have a good work out which is not bad either just from the perspective of a healthy lifestyle… and the girls love the guys with abs, no doubt.. So, it’s a matter of choice :) There’s also’ a combo’, a good character and appearance:), like George Clooney who’s looking at me right now with his lesson “walk the walk” :)


 

ola33

ola33

Japan

Vicmay, and who you’re? ;)

01:15 AM Jun 21 2012 |

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vicmay_lo-flo@live.com.mx

Mexico

I fall in love the girls … pleasant, fun and flirty. and who loves me as I am.

01:07 AM Jun 21 2012 |

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