You’ve been in self-isolation for over a year now. Gyms are closed. You’re tired and depressed, fighting just to get through the day. So please, take it from us: It’s okay to put on a bit of weight. But let’s do better than that; rather than just being okay with your body, let’s celebrate it with some cold, hard data. Because guess what, my husky friend? Dad bods are in.
The New York Post, arguably the benchmark for soft news, reports on a survey just in time for beach season. And we are happy to declare that 2021 is the Summer of the Dad Bod. In a Dating.com poll of 2,000 real human beings, 75% of respondents said they preferred a dad bod physique over any other body type.