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 domo30
Joined: 6/7/2010
Msg: 318
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Ive dated both but I prefer guys at least 5'10
 sexypunkgirl
Joined: 1/16/2011
Msg: 321
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Posted: 9/4/2011 12:42:50 AM
I couldnt care about height at all.. Typically i wear flip flops so im pretty short . but my BF doesnt really care to much for me wearing my 6inch heels lol. But honestly Doesnt make a difference to me.
 Cynderella
Joined: 3/8/2007
Msg: 322
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Posted: 9/16/2011 10:09:48 AM
I am only 5'3" so everyone is taller...
BUT
I do admit I prefer my man to be 6 + when you are a firecracker you need a big back-up plan
 Caringheart2011
Joined: 4/28/2011
Msg: 329
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Posted: 9/17/2011 1:38:34 PM
That is too funny. What I read are either short men wondering why they don't have a date,and women telling why they can date a shorther man, " even if he is a great man ."

First of all, to the women who can date a shorter man, HAT OFF LADIES , you have what is called self confidence.
The BS about what one likes, or don't, is related to who they are. Not what they tell you, and how great they are. Like always, actions speak louder then words.

To the men who are short , and wondering, get a grip.
I am 5'4" , and date taller and shorter Ladies. And I am bald also.

OMG poor little me.

They send me messages, so ?
What is the problem with been short ? Complex of inferiority ?

May be I never felt short, life experiences ?
My way of thinking ?
What ever it is, it must show some kind of ways, some are telling me that I look taller in my pics even dow I stated my eight.

May be they are impaired , and can't judge a distance/ height ?
That may be so, I heard many men telling women that this:
|--------------------------| is 7 inches"
No wonder they can't judge a distance.

Be a man, and show it, stop whining, that is all I can tell you.
Go after it Tiger .
 hitsingle
Joined: 7/4/2011
Msg: 331
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Posted: 9/20/2011 8:14:10 PM
Well, I had to kick the short dude to the curb, but it's cuz he was an azzhole. The short part didn't bother me a bit.
 No_Fancy_Name
Joined: 11/18/2009
Msg: 332
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Posted: 9/20/2011 8:51:16 PM
To the OP:

I think the idea of women wanting to be with taller men is just instinct. Back in the "cavemen days" (if our economy doesn't improve soon we WILL be back in the caveman days again) - females selected the best to have offspring with, so that their offspring had the best chance of reproducing. It is nature's process of "Natural Selection". This is a basic instinct - very hard to overcome for most women and men too! I say, get a blue coat with white lapels and lots of buttons and medals on the front and partially stick your hand in it, it worked for Napoleon, right?

hitsingle:

3 questions:

1) What music did you have playing in your Ipod whilst you played "midget toss" was it amything by Randy Neuman? Hmmm?
2) How many kicks DID it take? 3 maybe 4? Did he scream, "Oh, not me Lucky Charms" ever?
3) Did you bring him back to the house to see if you could get him to the curb in one really good punt? You know - practice makes perfect...
 hitsingle
Joined: 7/4/2011
Msg: 337
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Posted: 9/22/2011 9:29:11 AM
LOL at Phil. It just took one little kick, with my high-heeled shoe on, of course! No ipod - I wanted to hear the *splat*.

So, Luke...you just let me know when you want to move to Nashville... ;)
 No_Fancy_Name
Joined: 11/18/2009
Msg: 338
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Posted: 9/23/2011 8:52:56 PM
Hitsingle:

I am so stupid, of course it took only one kick - you're name says it all "Hitsingle", which in reverse is "single hit" - sorry for my misunderstanding - I should comprehend more before posting.

Vegas Gambit:

I tried to figure out the ways that air travel could be much more comfortable for short people and the only two ways that I could come up with was:

1) sleeping in the overhead
2) being "cradled" by one of the flight waitresses, you know, some of that,"rock a by baby, in the tree top..." stuff..

I could only find ways that would be cheaper to fly, which are:

1) Be a "stowaway" in a "carry-on" baggage.
2) Being in someone's "check in" baggage.
3) There's always the "pet carrier" thing.
4) Plus a couple that I just plain forgot.
 SC67
Joined: 6/21/2009
Msg: 340
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Posted: 9/24/2011 7:32:57 PM
Guilty! I am 5'2" & prefer tall men...not freakishly tall, but above average. Oddly enough, I was rejected by a man on here who said I was too short for him during our date! Funny thing...not only is my height plainly stated in my profile, but we had met IRL (our daughters cheered together in middle school). Whatever...he was supremely boring. Now our daughters cheer together in high school & I have to see him at every game, competition & parent meeting. I laugh about it like crazy with the other cheer moms.
 captnjimbo
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 344
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Posted: 1/16/2012 9:03:26 PM
The way I see it, if one were to look down, you will notice that everyone's feet touch the ground, good 'nough.
 SunshineAngel99
Joined: 10/13/2010
Msg: 349
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Posted: 1/25/2012 9:45:20 AM
I am not tall but I promise to be adorable and charming.
 cocopuffguy2012
Joined: 9/13/2012
Msg: 350
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Posted: 10/8/2012 2:37:45 PM
It's very frustrating as short man....I've seen profiles where women (even shorter women) just say "don't bother contacting me if you are not 6") so many women act like you aren't of any value just because of your height. Why is it sexism, homophobia, racism are considered wrong but heightism only for men is considered just fine. :(
 five-marie
Joined: 7/31/2011
Msg: 351
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Posted: 10/8/2012 5:49:33 PM
No one says its okay to discriminate against men because of their height. I'm sure tall women run into the same thing. People are rejected for any number of physical reasons, just the way it is for some.
 grove_22
Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 352
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Posted: 10/9/2012 7:05:58 AM

No one says its okay to discriminate against men because of their height. I'm sure tall women run into the same thing. People are rejected for any number of physical reasons, just the way it is for some.



I'm sure there are some men that wouldn't date a taller woman. However I think many men would have no problems dating a taller woman. But wouldn't contact her because they think a taller woman wouldn't be interested in them due to height.
 Anywherbuthere
Joined: 12/30/2011
Msg: 353
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Posted: 10/9/2012 12:10:38 PM
"1. Why women don't like short guys?"

Huh?

"2. Do Short guys ever stand a chance of dating?"

Tom Cruise 5'7"
Woody Allen 5'5"
Al Pacino 5'7"
Ben Stiller 5'8"
Michael J Fox 5'4"
Richard Dreyfuss 5'5"
Roger Daltrey 5'7"

Confidence.
 justdeb1111
Joined: 8/12/2012
Msg: 355
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Posted: 10/9/2012 10:47:19 PM

1. Why women don't like short guys?"

Huh?

"2. Do Short guys ever stand a chance of dating?"

Tom Cruise 5'7"
Woody Allen 5'5"
Al Pacino 5'7"
Ben Stiller 5'8"
Michael J Fox 5'4"
Richard Dreyfuss 5'5"
Roger Daltrey 5'7"

Confidence.


I hate to point this out but all those guys have two things in common which are the only things that will tempt a woman to date a 'short guy' and those are fame and money. Do you honestly think that those guys would have been anywhere near as popular with the ladies without the fame and money? I think not.

Like I keep saying, women just don't do short guys. End of.


None of those listed were born with fame---but they were all short before they became famous. Actors and a musician, now what could they have in common? Confidence in themselves.
 DragonBits
Joined: 1/6/2012
Msg: 356
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Posted: 10/10/2012 1:47:09 AM

Tom Cruise 5'7"
Woody Allen 5'5"
Al Pacino 5'7"
Ben Stiller 5'8"
Michael J Fox 5'4"
Richard Dreyfuss 5'5"
Roger Daltrey 5'7"

None of those listed were born with fame---but they were all short before they became famous. Actors and a musician, now what could they have in common? Confidence in themselves.


They have talent. Confidence without talent is not only failure, it's like beating one head against a wall, it hurts.

But I don't have a problem finding a woman to date, so the short guy thing is true but overblown.
 grove_22
Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 357
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Posted: 10/10/2012 7:16:13 AM

None of those listed were born with fame---but they were all short before they became famous. Actors and a musician, now what could they have in common? Confidence in themselves.


Were these men getting a lot of women before they became famous? I'm not saying it's impossible for the average short man to find women. But it does limit their potential dating pool.
 L0thari0
Joined: 9/8/2012
Msg: 358
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Posted: 10/10/2012 8:25:25 AM
Wow, 18 pages about hight? This must be a pretty important subject.

I'm 6' 3" so my hight has never been an issue. I may be way off with this, but isn't hight just one thing? I mean, there are a thousand things that could be considered attractive and hight is just one of them. It may be a weakness, but you can make up for it in other ways.

Focus on your strengths and don't worry so much about the weaknesses. I've known plenty of "short"men that did just fine when it came to dating.
 five-marie
Joined: 7/31/2011
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Posted: 10/10/2012 8:33:29 AM
What's the difference between refusing to date overweight/bald/etc? We're all subject to being judged on our appearance. Being short is just another hindrance in the never ending "must haves" some insist on here.
Favorite memory of mine. Neighbour's father and grandfather came over to help me get my lawn mower started. Father about 50,grand father about 70. Both were short, maybe 5 ft, both overweight, round as they were tall.
Went to a neighbourhood bar b q and the father was there with a beautiful woman. I assumed she was his daughter. Normal height/weight and beautiful, she was his wife. Despite being married for over 25 years they were holding hands and very affectionate during the entire night.
Being short might hinder your chances with a woman. Might also be an excuse you use as to why someone won't date you.
I've met tall men here who can't get a date.
I agree that anyone with confidence is attractive to most women.
 chrismac1982
Joined: 9/2/2012
Msg: 360
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Posted: 10/11/2012 6:14:43 AM
There is an 80/20 rule, meaning that 20% of the men get 80% of the women, so most guys aren't that picky, but most guys, given the choice don't want to be with women who are short--meaning below 5'4". I'm only 5'10", and I would never have a relationship with a woman below 5'4". It is awkward in bed to say the least.
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