The most common strategy to ensure a thorough match is to answer as many questions as possible. Through video lessons and interactions with Niles and other clients in a private Facebook group, Curvy Cupid students learn strategies on profile building, photo selection, organization, and other challenges like dealing with burnout and rejection — the unsavory yet often inevitable parts of online dating. When couples therapist and fellow plus-size woman Krista Niles discovered a key piece of research on male online daters, she spent a year gaming the algorithm of a popular dating app to ensure fat babes were only matched with fat-preferring or indifferent partners. Matching with people who are not open-minded about bodies that exist outside rigid beauty standards is simply a waste of time. Niles recognizes the fear and apprehension that can keep women of size from taking the plunge into online dating. When being sexy or sexual, they are subjected to the highest levels of fatphobia.