They may be beautiful, smart, and kind..their height is what scares men off... You have that and I will ask you out if I'm single if you are 5'0 or 6'4 etc.
ESPECIALLY now that I'm almost 40 and am a single dad, I weigh values and personality more than ever. Mathguy who will be looking like crap with me when we are both 70. I'm a short guy so there's no way in hell I would date a tall chick.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. Why do so many people believe that tall women are intimidating? I went bald by age 21...few women would date me....until I met a gorgeous brunette who stood about 5'10, 8 years older and was smart, kind..that and a bag of chips....(inch and 1/2 taller than me) and we got married. There is a girl or two at my work that (if I were single) I'd date in a heartbeat and they are anywhere from 5'10 to 6'0. Obviously that's not a concrete rule, and as this topic has shown some men are OK with -or even prefer- taller women, but that "primal" logic certainly applies to me.
On more than one occasion I have heard comments from my friends and strangers that they feel women who are 5"11 or taller are intimidating simply due to their height. Hey, some guys like tall skinny girls, some guys like short curvery girls etc. Give me a nice, petite, 5-5'5" woman that I can hold in my arms, please. (think "wolverine") Generally I'm lighter in the summer when I run more but I have ZERO height requirements. I like curves, love cute gals with intelligence a bit of sass but underlying kindness.
That said, it would be wrong to deny that individual guys have their own preferences.
While some dudes might not even include height when considering the qualities they desire in a woman, others put a great deal of emphasis on how their potential partners measure up (pun intended).
Tall women who experience romantic discrimination the most are approximately 5’10” and taller.
If you take an informal poll of men, you’ll quickly see that many men have little or no interest in dating a tall woman.
What’s more, many very tall women engage in a range of behaviors to diminish the impact of their height in order to appeal more to men.
You'll notice it when you first make eye contact, you'll be aware of it the first time you hold her hand, and you'll certainly pay attention to it the first time you’re in bed together.
Whether you're into tall women or petite ones, no type is universally superior.
Recently, a colleague of mine, a successful psychologist in her mid-30s, confided in me about an ongoing problem she faces in her dating life: She feels that she’s simply too tall for most men, standing at almost six feet.
The issue she struggles with is the same issue many other tall women deal with as they look for a good romantic partner.