Dating a guy much shorter than you
I'd really appreciate if we could all stop asking "How tall are you?
Today I thought it would be a fun topic to discuss about women dating short guys. The same applies to women dating short guys as well. Some people love chocolate; some people love vanilla. Since, I have sworn tall guys, anyone over 6’0″ off!! There may be some truth to that, but as a woman who is 5’7″, I want to literally “look up” to a man, and not down or sideways.I'll get there in a minute.)Women have internalized the message that it's better for us to be smaller.This is essential to know—it's not just about shortness, but also skinniness. So, if you get rejected, just move on and look for the women of your dreams. If their head doesn’t at least come to my shoulders when we’re standing up, I’m NOT okay with that. Dating them had nothing to do with their height, simply their personality and our compatibility. I’ve dated men who are shorter than me, but not too much shorter." If I'm feeling charitable, I answer honestly: "6-foot-2." They often follow-up with, "Do you ever date shorter men? And online, it's even more brutal: Women can calculate how tall they are in their highest heels, add a few inches for good measure, and then filter out men who fall below that sum.
The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male partner.
To be bigger than men is to worry that you'll turn them off.
Webb found that it isn't just men lying about their height online, women do, too—to appear shorter. I've taken to giving my whiskey a single swirl, looking down my nose and saying slowly, "You are boring me. You would never walk up to a woman and open with, "What's your bra size?
When one guy changed his height on his Ok Cupid profile from his actual 5'4" to an average 5'9", his response rate nearly doubled.
Read: 10 Ways To Have Better Sex, According to Science This is bullshit.
(When one friend narrowed her Ok Cupid search to men taller than six feet and then complained about a boring date with some guy built like an NBA player, I laughed in her face.) Here's how I figure it: If a man is comfortable with the fact that I'm taller, he's also likely to be comfortable with the fact that I'm competitive and outgoing and career-oriented. To think of a world with all these new, gorgeous options.