If you "only date" men at least 6 feet tall, youre shooting yourself in the foot as far as selection.
With over a foot of height difference, life is funny, and we embrace every second of the mismatch.
Dating someone a foot taller than you
Or guys can also be completely dismissive once they see me in person and say, "you seem much taller in your photos" or "i didn't realize how short you were until you got off that stool.
Not kissing, the shorter partner in a hug may turn his or her head to the side and rest it on the taller partner's chest or shoulders.
Dating somebody a foot taller than you
The booties had about a two-inch heel on them, and i was taller than him when we met up.
But of course in a completely contradictory way, i'm usually attracted to men who are much, much taller than i am.
You date someone over 6 foot, you can literally always wear heels without towering over them.
It doesn't make me uncomfortable to feel taller than a guy when i'm wearing heels, but i can tell when they feel weird about it.
Overall, if i had to pick between staying shorter than average and being way taller, i'd stay the same.
The root cause of all that self-consciousness is that toxic masculinity garbage that makes us believe the taller you are, the "manlier" you are, and the better you are.
You make a cute couple, but there must be at least a foot between you when you are standing.
But i don't understand why people think it's ok to shamelessly put down other women who are taller or bigger than i am.
And both men and women feel pressure to adhere to height norms: one 2008 study of college students found that about 50 percent of guys wanted their partners to be shorter than them, while 90 percent of women wanted their partners to be taller than them.
A 2014 working paper from the national bureau of economic research on mens heights and relationship dynamics found that on average, short men (here defined as 5-foot-7 and below) did eight hours and 28 minutes of housework per week, or about 28 percent of the total.