I wanted to know what they think about dating shorter men. Typically I am more attracted to men of significant height, but I have dated two shorter men in the past.
Anyway, I interviewed women who had dated shorter guys.
A study from dating site looked at 50,000 interactions over two months and discovered that the likelihood that a man under 5-foot-9 is contacted by a Manhattan or Bronx woman online is just 1.2 percent. But after we surveyed mental health experts about what qualities matter or don't matter to their clients looking for lifelong partners, we discovered that shorter men are actually husband material.
Then, of course, there's the equally antiquated idea that men who are vertically challenged are somehow less masculine.
But when she decided to wear heels it wasn’t even close. Any feelings of manliness or confidence I had would disintegrate. I’d be paranoid that I was being judged by every person we’d walk past. Any person pointing at something near us was mocking the gaping difference between my girlfriend’s height and mine. Why did I feel so intimidated and insecure around taller women?
Why’d that all crumble to the ground when she jutted up 4-5 inches above me?
You may also need to focus on what you do like about him (his personality and good looks), rather than what you may not like about him (his height).
If you ever made fun of the taller girls in middle school (remember the “beanstalk” and “skyscraper” wisecracks? Those long, lean ladies are are all grown up, and if you don’t play your cards right, they’ll look over your head to a cooler, a more impressive guy.