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 prof48
Joined: 3/17/2005
Msg: 336
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?Page 5 of 23    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23)
Let's look at the bell curve here. In the USA, the average man is around 5'10". Less than 20% of men are over 6'1". Now less than 5% of women are over 6'. Your wanting 20% of the male population to limit themselves to dating 5% of the female population. Even if they all dated the tallest woman possible, 75% of men your height or taller would have to date women shorter than you to get any date at all. Reality is, they are dating within the height norms so MOST will be dating women shorter than you. Your complaining that they don't date you because of your height. I'm guessing there might be other reasons that suggest you go on the "do not date" list. Perhaps your fixation with height and your "bitterness" are two of them.
 knutcase
Joined: 8/26/2008
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Posted: 9/14/2008 10:04:49 AM

I'd kill to find a woman I didn't have to stoop to kiss, or feel guilty becasue she stood on tip toes....

Know any?


ME!!! ME!!! ME!!!! oh darn why do you have to be so far away....I think that is the whole problem here is the lack of availability of tall guys. Ok so some go out with short girls...so do short guys...there happens to be a lot of short girls and very few tall guys so it looks like all the tall guys go out with short girls...I found one and man the sack time was great....( he was 6 foot 6)....It wasnt so much the penis size...that is about the same on most men it was the fact I wasnt turned into a pretzel to be able to touch a greater area.
 hi^soaring1
Joined: 7/22/2008
Msg: 338
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/14/2008 10:20:52 AM
Hi there,

Your question is very relevant and appears current in today's society. I am a tall 6'6" gentleman that has had relationships with women no taller than 5'5". It is not that I would prefer to date women under 5'5", it has just been that I have yet to have the pleasure and opportunity to date taller women in my life. It is also important for me to highlight here that by no means is there a variable of distinction with me, that my preference is greater for women under 5'5" than it is for a taller women. I would love to meet a woman that I can interact with eye to eye, let alone feel comfortable with on the dance floor when we are close. (not forgetting, the importance of reducing lower back maintenance and strain....). Hopefully, in my not so distant future, I will be blessed with the pleasure of dating a tall woman and perhaps after that, can offer a more experienced viewpoint on this topic.
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
Msg: 339
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Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/14/2008 11:23:06 AM
Would you tall guys leave a few short girls for us shorter guys. Thanks
 Lanko27
Joined: 9/9/2008
Msg: 340
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/14/2008 11:35:41 AM
I'm 6'6 and on a purely physical level I am attracted to tall women, and will actively seek reasons to get to know them... but.... it's never that simple. tall women are uncommon, and finding someone who shares your interests, has a personality you enjoy and shares similar goals in life is hard enough as it is. I'd rather focus on the personality I'm looking for then limit myself to finding my physical ideal.

personally I have a thing for tall blondes, but I know some 5 foot nothing brunettes who are very attractive. beauty can be found anywhere.
 yearoney
Joined: 11/28/2007
Msg: 344
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/14/2008 3:47:36 PM
OHHH "knutcase" I was trying to send you a friendly message but found out
I live to far away !


So I guess thatts another reason us Tall people don't date

 jmim
Joined: 3/19/2007
Msg: 346
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Posted: 9/15/2008 10:10:23 PM
Well it could be a security thing.
Since a woman your size or taller can be intimidating.

I usually date women my own height.
Though I would date a taller woman.
But I will be totally honest................

Its mostly because I think it would be kind of hot to have sex with a woman a lot taller than me.

Don't tell anyone.

Not that it matters. Most women taller than me are not into short men.
Hence why you, a tall woman, are asking why guys your height do not date tall women.

Not that I have it against you. I prefer people my own height as well.
 celts123
Joined: 5/15/2008
Msg: 350
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/16/2008 9:49:22 AM
I would have NO problem dating a tall woman. However since I'm about 6 ft tall, there are very few women that are at least somewhat close to my height. I think less than 5% of women are 5' 9" or taller.
 nerdsauce
Joined: 5/4/2008
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Posted: 9/16/2008 10:13:52 AM
I am 5'8.5" and I have never bothered looking for someone taller, just someone that I like. However, after dating two guys that were much taller I have to say it is a nice change looking up to kiss someone! Makes me feel womanly, but it's not a requirement.
 rebel64735
Joined: 4/7/2007
Msg: 363
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/16/2008 12:34:19 PM
I'm 5'9 and have dated women from under 5' to well over 6'... but almost every woman I contact that is over 5'6 says " I want someone taller than me when I wear heels"... so to me it's a female problem, not a male problem. But as all the posts on here are different, to each his/her own. If we'd all worry more about the person's character than such trivial things as height, we'd be better off, but we never will... it's human nature!
 Closing Shop
Joined: 7/24/2008
Msg: 364
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/16/2008 12:35:55 PM
I'm a little over 5'9" after being 5'10" most of my life (yeah, I'm shrinking) and I've dated very few men who were more than an inch taller than me and only one who was taller than 6'4". I don't even get approached by tall guys all that much. I'm kind of surprised that taller guys don't lean more toward taller girls (at least in my experience)- it looks to me like it would be uncomfortable for the guys who always have to hunch over to kiss their girlfriend who's way shorter.
 HarDayKnight
Joined: 12/27/2007
Msg: 366
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/16/2008 1:01:28 PM

This is a bad example but look at Tom Cruise(before he went crazy!) He was one of hollywoods most attractive men and he is 5 foot nothing.



Yes; but, he started out as a child star and looks taller in the movies. Stallone and Swayze are both short guys, too. I think that male movie actors are short to give the women actors the illusion of being taller and more glamourous. It keeps the stable of attractive women larger. If male actors were taller, the women, that are more often attractive enough to be in film, would look like midgets. Guys like Liam Nieson and Tim Robbins look like giants in thier movies sometimes. lol
 mcopado
Joined: 10/25/2006
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Posted: 9/16/2008 6:10:04 PM

I'm a little over 5'9" after being 5'10" most of my life (yeah, I'm shrinking) and I've dated very few men who were more than an inch taller than me and only one who was taller than 6'4". I don't even get approached by tall guys all that much. I'm kind of surprised that taller guys don't lean more toward taller girls (at least in my experience)-


darlin, it's not becasue you are tall, it's because we're intimidated by your beauty.....At least I would be.
 mcopado
Joined: 10/25/2006
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Posted: 9/16/2008 6:11:51 PM

I'm a little over 5'9" after being 5'10" most of my life (yeah, I'm shrinking) and I've dated very few men who were more than an inch taller than me and only one who was taller than 6'4". I don't even get approached by tall guys all that much. I'm kind of surprised that taller guys don't lean more toward taller girls (at least in my experience)-


darlin, it's not becasue you are tall, it's because we're intimidated by your beauty.....At least I would be.
 HarDayKnight
Joined: 12/27/2007
Msg: 382
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/17/2008 7:52:42 AM

Stallone is 5'10", I'd date him if he wasn't married. He has worked very hard to keep his physique!


I've met him. He's no way he's 5'10". (Though he claims to be.) He is in very good shape though.



US Actor from Rocky and Rambo. "I'm shorter and skinnier than you Expected". In a 1991 interview with Longevity magazine he says: "I'm 5'10" and in 1993 NY Times said "I'm exactly 5 feet 10 1/2 inches". A 1978 Playboy claim, as commenter Bam pointed towards quoted Sly claiming early on that "I'm five feet ten and three quarters tall"

Cinema.com on meeting him, "Sly, shorter than you expect at 5-foot-eight" and pre-www, in 1990 Chicago Times was even bringing up the subject of footwear, "The real-life Rambo is an official 5 foot 10 1/2 inches tall, but that is with the generous boost of what can only be described as elevator shoes". Indeed, a specialist shoemaker once commented that "I made him 4.5 inches taller for 16 years!", although this is an exaggeration..

Another interesting quote is from famous screenwriter Goldman's book about lies stars tell. He says "I had a hot lead that Sly was 67 inches." going on to revealing his source was someone who was also that height and jogged with Sly one morning. He then describes how he went into a swimming pool that Sly was in...and about 10 minutes later, "He (sly) got out, grabbed a towel. I got out, grabbed a towel. He stood. I stood. Sixty-seven inches. Dripping wet.".

Another quote comes from Supermodel Janice****nson's book 'Everything about me is fake' whom she recalls Sly tried picking her up (they were a couple for a while): "Who was this guy to go dissing me while he's standing there in his custom-made elevator shoes." and also remarked "I couldn't believe how short he was"
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
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Posted: 9/17/2008 7:28:34 PM

I did read a couple profiles recently where the guy said he was like 6' and wanted a petite woman and another prefered women shorter than 5'9". I just figure they want to appear larger or feel larger, insecurity issues I guess.


Since you are saying that a taller man that wants a shorter woman is insecure...Then are you also saying that a woman who wont date a below average height man is also insecure?
 ketch
Joined: 8/24/2006
Msg: 393
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/17/2008 9:31:14 PM
In the end, height is the last issue. I like the idea of dating a talk woman. I'm 6' but I keep ending up with women 5'4" to 5'7". Why? Intelligience, sense of humor, personality, and joy of live are far more important.
 talldude2
Joined: 9/20/2008
Msg: 402
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 1/7/2009 7:11:44 AM
I'm 6' 3" and totally dig taller ladies. Frm. Wife is 5' 6" and for me I was a whole head taller. 5" 11" or 6' would be perfect. 5' female? cannot do that --my 10 year old Daughter is that size...
 CJ8Rock
Joined: 3/7/2008
Msg: 403
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 1/9/2009 3:33:01 AM
ONCE .... at least ONCE.....

Would LOVE to dance with a woman my height!! Now, I am not like Tall Dude - am "only" 6' in socks.

This being a typical guy comment, I would suppose, but I don't base my choices on a height requirement. Cute is cute
and I can enjoy women of all shapes, sizes and packaging.
 mrjohnny5
Joined: 11/6/2006
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Posted: 1/9/2009 4:06:07 AM
I could say the same thing. Why do short women around my height only want to date tall guys? Even with heels on they barely reach the guys head!
 Jay Cast
Joined: 11/10/2008
Msg: 406
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Posted: 1/9/2009 3:39:05 PM
I love tall women ;)
 movit
Joined: 8/23/2005
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Posted: 5/5/2009 2:59:50 AM
many short women really like tall guys. i have known several over my lifetime.

maybe this situation is mostly because these short women make themselves available to the tall guys more readily and the tall guys just go with it.
 friendly_dane
Joined: 7/6/2006
Msg: 412
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Posted: 5/10/2009 7:31:41 AM
Being tall myself, at 6'5" i can tell you why i gladly date short women. simply put there are signficantly more shorter women than tall ones in the dating pool. This means that the likelyhood of the persons personality being a match to mine is greater in the pool of shorter women.

I dont narrow my searches on height but go through the profiles and see if anything catches my eye, i dont even notice how tall they are. I have though gotten some replies back stating that I am infact too tall. =/
 biotechguy
Joined: 2/11/2008
Msg: 413
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/1/2009 1:33:59 PM
Being 6'9". I would love to find a tall girl to go out with. But, to find one that isnt "off kilter" in some sort of way is amazingly hard. I mean the last date I went on was with a 6'3" which was awesome but in the end there wasnt a spark and all she wanted to do is out drink me or play me one on one in basketball. I'm thinking, hey im 40yrs old. If I wanted to date a frat boy I'd go paly on the other team. First, its hard to find a tall girl, secondly its hard to find a tall girl that you can have meaningful discussions with. Third, Its difficult to find a tall girl that isnt depressed about her height and fifth, Its damn hard to find a tall girl that passes all of those past hurdles and that you have a genuine spark between you. So, I see what tall guys tend to hook up with shrot er girls. Its simply playing the law of averages.

Im still holding a torch for a 6ft'er (or close to it) that gets me and I get her.
It'll happen one day.
 867love
Joined: 3/16/2006
Msg: 416
Why don't tall men choose to date tall women?
Posted: 9/3/2009 12:56:20 PM
I think its the short women who choose the tall guy (he'll take whatever he can get)

If you look in the profiles, its the short chicks who demand the taller guys (go figure??)
you never see a guy with height requirements in his profile...

We like the long legged women, makes our minds wander...
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