my-humps*There’s a saying, “To whom much is given, much is expected.”

OK, so the author may not have had a large derriere in mind when it was written, but that doesn’t make it any less true when it comes to women carrying more “junk in da trunk” than can fit into a pair of jeans without a struggle and having to put up with stuff because of it.

There are pros and cons to everything – even having a badonkadonk.

Harvard Medical School researchers say the fat found in women’s butts and thighs may actually protect against heart disease and diabetes. And researchers from the University of Oxford find that not only do women with larger butts tend to have reduced levels of cholesterol and are more likely to produce hormones that metabolize sugar, they are actually “smarter.”

So there, as young New Zealand pop star Lorde would say.

But then there’s the other side of carrying this generous portion of curve. Especially if you’re a woman.

The comments it brings out in men for one.

These “hey baby, can I handle that for you” comments rarely make women feel anything but objectified. And then there’s the ill-fitting clothes, and oh, that damn song!

Thanks to Huffington Post, here’s 10 very real struggles of women with big butts.

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