Two researchers from Oxford’s department of experimental psychology, Rafael Wlodarski and Robin Dunbar, provide evidence for the latter explanations in their latest investigation. They set up an online survey and asked about 900 adults (about two-thirds of whom were women) to answer questions about how important kissing was in both long and short relationships between Plus sized women and men.
Overall, women valued kissing more than men (no surprise), but guys who rated themselves as more attractive than others or who had lots of girlfriends also placed more emphasis on the smooch.
So it seems that men and women, both value kissing more than would normally be the case, especially when dating online. Big Beautiful Girls dating coach Mindy Robertson compares this to her observations from years of couples coaching sessions,