He really liked her back, and it was obvious that they would make a great couple. A few months later, she was still in love with him, and she realized she made a big mistake, but at that point, it was too late. The reason I’m telling you that is because you’re not the first girl to bring up a height issue like this one.
A lot of girls feel like it’s weird to date a guy who’s shorter than them.
I once dated a shorter guy and the only person who seemed aware of our height difference was me.
I threw my heels in the back of my closet and bought a few cute pairs of flats that I wore when we went out together.
It seems like short dudes have been getting the shaft lately, so it's time to speak up.
I get the not wanting to date a shorter dude thing in theory.
For chrissakes, I'm talking about of us getting laid here!
" 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.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? The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male partner.Of course the ability to search for people who meet our criteria is part of the appeal of online dating.I'd really appreciate if we could all stop asking "How tall are you? According to a new survey, 71 percent of women don't want to date a guy who is shorter than them."Someone who's smaller may be wonderful, but in my case he will never make me feel like he's in control." (To those of you who just thought 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.Let me explain., Amy Webb's memoir about online dating, she confesses she felt she needed a man who was at least five-ten.(Webb is five-six, making that requirement just one inch shy of the eight-percent average.) "I wanted someone to overpower me, who could wrap his entire body around me in a hug, but who could also throw me down on a bed and ravish me," she writes.