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 studplayrico
Joined: 12/9/2005
Msg: 215
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Never looked at it that way. Just seem that tall guys can choose to date shoter ladies.
As for me i'm only 5'8" so don't have many choices. LOL.
 Miss G
Joined: 5/1/2007
Msg: 217
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/16/2007 2:28:33 PM
Op, there are just more petite to average women out there than tall women.
 Sanschele
Joined: 9/27/2007
Msg: 221
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/17/2007 4:45:29 PM
OP: I would give my left eyeball to be tall. I'm so friggin' sick and tired of being called "munchkin" and having to hop up and down like a damn bunny just to check out who's at my door as my "viewfinder" on my door is higher than I am. haha!! oh..and don't even TALK to me about the rides that I'm not even tall enough to ride at Disneyworld!!!!!! I live in FLORIDA for god's sake and I can't even get on the ride for "Space Mountain" because I'm not friggin' "tall" enough!?!?!?" (I'm only 5' tall, btw...but I'm meaner than a snake..its my only defense mechanism. (I have to compensate for my height in one way or another, dont'cha think?? haha)

No wonder I have an "anger management" problem. lol

You have no idea op how lucky you are..at least you don't have to gaze at the overgrowing nose hairs on tall people like I do on a daily basis. lol

Sansoh..and I WILL have that "Space Mountain" ride experience..ahem!! I just bought a pair of shoes with 6 inch heels..so there!!! lol Where there is a "will" there is a way!! and I'm going on that damn ride one way or another if I have to wear 12 INCH heels in order to make the "height requirement!! haha!!
 sexybrunette333
Joined: 10/16/2007
Msg: 223
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 9:24:59 AM
I'm 5'8" ( which is 4 inches taller than the average woman ) and there have been plenty of tall men that have been interested in me. I think the reason why some tall men might not be interested in tall women is because they are used to being the much taller person in a relationship.
 2satisfyu
Joined: 6/12/2006
Msg: 229
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 12:10:00 PM
hi tortured
this reply is about 17 months after you last posted on this, so maybe you've found a tall guy and are happily dating, rather than being frustrated. if so, i'm glad for you
As for tall women with tall men, I guess you could say that "size really does matter"... but I suppose some guys don't worry about it.
Either they are tall and every woman is "shorter", so it's just a matter of how much ...
Or they're short and taller women are intimidating ... but, how ridiculous is that?
I suppose it's quite different from a woman's point of view.
Actually, for things like dancing, talking face to face while standing, walking in stride with one another ... and many other activities, matching (at least somewhat) in height is definitely an advantage!
So on that aspect, I agree with you. As for me, I try to date someone within a maximum of 12 inches from my height, either way, but about 6 inches is preferred, so at least one of us can wear heels if we want. LOL javascript:smilie('')
javascript:smilie('') ... just kidding about heels. I couldn't walk, even for a halloween gag!
btw, I am 6ft 5 in so i can speak from experience about height.
feel free to write back and tell me if this helps or not ...
later,
Marc / 2satisfyu @ POF
 PurpleCrayon~
Joined: 9/26/2007
Msg: 230
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 12:13:03 PM
All I can contribute here is what I've seen personally - here and overseas. I see a lot of women ...say... 5'8" and taller with guys around 5'9-5'10". and short women (like myself approx. 5'1") with guys 6 ft plus.

The shorter guys do not ask me out. The tall ones absolutely do.

Go figure.
 dogs rule
Joined: 10/12/2007
Msg: 235
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 1:59:38 PM
I am 6 ft and I prefer a short women but I have dated woman of all heights. The great thing about dating a tall woman is I don't have to adjust the seat all the time if we drive the same car.
 Mr.WriteGuy
Joined: 8/14/2007
Msg: 236
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 2:00:53 PM
You might be right-- have noticed that too --But it is a 2 wa street!

It could be in part because shorter women (under 5 foot 7 or so) reject guys under 5' 11' -- think about for s moment --ladies?
 lawgeek74
Joined: 3/7/2005
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 2:05:18 PM
Because most men will not limit themselves to a certain height preferences and there are many attractive women shorter than 6 feet. I would assume that the competition is fierce for those over 6 feet. I don't see many taller men complaining about their lack of choices. Perhaps you should think about expanding your criteria. But then that would be settling right?
 apirate2late
Joined: 10/20/2007
Msg: 238
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 2:11:21 PM
I love tall women. Its just not #1 criteria. You need to lighten up re shorter men. As a good frined of mine said (who just married a shorter guy.) "If you require a guy to be taller than you, you are sure limiting your choices."
 Just JJ2
Joined: 10/15/2007
Msg: 240
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 2:59:10 PM
5' 11" woman here, taking ALL applications from 6'2" plus men ! :)


The op notices that all the tall men want the shorter women, and based on all the men that contact me it seems that may be true... because rarely does a TALL man contact me.


Ohhh well.... lol
 PurpleCrayon~
Joined: 9/26/2007
Msg: 243
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 5:01:04 PM

I've always dated shorter women.

Just a preference. I like my shorties.


I like me tallies. For me, anything over 5'7" is tall.

Sorry... couldn't resist.
 justme1124
Joined: 4/5/2007
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/26/2007 5:13:53 PM
because theres no where to set their beer........heehee
 TrackMan391
Joined: 9/22/2004
Msg: 248
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/28/2007 10:56:36 AM
There are two basic reasons. One is that women are attracted to tall guys. That means a tall guy will have a lot of freedom to choose which girl to date. Sometimes, the girl he chooses to date is not within his height range. The other reason is that there is a common belief that in a relationship or a "just dating" situation, the girl is supposed to be shorter than the guy. I'm sure there is an evolutionary, cultural, or biological explanation for that, but due to pressures from society, people end up doing what they're "supposed to" do.
 Obxxguy
Joined: 9/16/2007
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/28/2007 4:40:17 PM
I am not 6' 6" but a lowly 6' guy who loves a taller woman! All you taller girls who can't get a date with a taller guy...call me!
 littlelired
Joined: 6/17/2007
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 10/28/2007 7:11:13 PM
I've been told that by some guys, that they like me becasue Im..... uh ... portable....LOL...
 bluelight139
Joined: 7/4/2006
Msg: 259
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 11/4/2007 5:02:21 AM
I'd much rather talk face to face then have to be looking down all the time but there are so many variables involved in attraction. I like someone who is close to my height.
 Fibonacci
Joined: 9/16/2005
Msg: 269
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/2/2007 9:39:05 PM
Well, being pretty tall I'll tell you this - she'd better have a large pelvis and at least some breasts, be not some shapeless skinny post. Reasonably shorter women seem to be sexier and better figured.
 mjk21258
Joined: 10/20/2007
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 2:25:26 AM
I don't think the problem is so much why do tall men date short women, as it is why do some short women insist on dating MUCH taller men? If you look at the personal ads of other sites you will notice women under 5'2" that won't date men under 5'10" or even 6'0" or taller. I am 5'5" and have been turned down by women simply because I am not tall enough. Though I did date a woman a few years back who was 5'0" and she had never dated anyone under 5'9" til she dated me, she said I gave the best hugs. Unfortunately things didn't work out for us due to religous differences, but atleast now she doesn't have that "phobia" of dating a short man.

BTW, I am not bitter, any woman that doesn't want to date me because I am vertically challenged, well that is her loss. And I have dated women as tall as 5'11", and had a long term relationship with a woman that was 5'7".
 ATATATA
Joined: 2/16/2007
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 3:02:47 AM
Personally , I love tall women ! I'm just over 6 foot and I really like women the same height or even taller . I'm a leg man and just adore long legs so it has to be tall women for me !

I did go out with a girl of 4-10 in the seventies , she wore flat shoes and I wore platforms so we looked riduculous !!

Give me the slim. elegant tall model look everytime !
 wellworthit
Joined: 11/2/2007
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Posted: 12/3/2007 4:08:06 AM
well i would date a tall women....just find me one...im 6' 7" so give me a 6' 2" women in heels anytime

I find its more like the tall women dont date tall men

mind you i think there are some very nice short women too....just feels nicer to have some one tall
 Just_2_b_me
Joined: 6/22/2006
Msg: 278
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 5:53:21 AM
At 6ft’ 2” I obviously don’t run into too many women that are taller than me, and when looking back over the years at the women I’ve dated they range from 5ft’ to 5ft’ 10” in height, with the majority of them around 5ft’ 6” to 5ft’ 8”.
And if there were any prejudices involved as most posters have noted it was probably on the part of the women.
I have three little sisters, they are 5’6”, 5’7” & 5’8” and typically they want a guy about 4” inches taller than them, that’s 2” inch heels, with the guy still being 2” inches taller.
 cupholder
Joined: 12/23/2006
Msg: 281
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 6:13:26 AM
A fallacy that has already been proven as such.
 brownhairwoman555
Joined: 11/27/2007
Msg: 283
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 9:36:21 AM
There are some men that don't want to date me because of my height ( I'm 5'11"), but I think most men wouldn't turn down an attractive woman just because of her height. In generally, women care more about height than men. There are plenty of women that wouldn't date a man that is shorter than her. Some women won't consider dating a man unless he is at least 5-6 inches taller than her.
 sin2gether2
Joined: 8/18/2007
Msg: 284
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 12/3/2007 10:56:06 AM
I'm tall and I've observed the same thing.

What goes around comes around. The same men wonder why their sons end up being 5 ft 3 in. And then can't play sports.

I've noticed that lots of shorter men like taller women. Go figure.
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