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 J.R.0950
Joined: 11/5/2007
Msg: 94
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ive dated tall women,short women,its not an issue for most men.
 VinylMusicJockey
Joined: 5/23/2008
Msg: 96
short women/tall men
Posted: 11/23/2008 10:04:57 AM

Agreed. In fact, I think most men only have issues with height insofar as they've had to be limited by them.

In this day and age, however, it tends to be women who set those limits. I've had my self-confidence tested by this several times, in some cases by women shorter than me.

But, I'm not bitter. javascript:smilie('')


I have to agree 100% Dating women taller or shorter than myself has never been a problem for me. I've dated a woman ranging from 4'8 to 5'11" and I enjoyed the woman's company equally. The two women on the extreme edge of the range (4'8" and 5'11") never had any problem for the years we were involved either. I've also dated women 15+ years younger as well as 10 years older and age doesn't make a difference to me either.

Today, it certainly seems that it's women who are overly focused on such things as height. I would rather find this out before I ever meet someone as if a woman can't see her way past my height (or lack of it) they're the one who is going to be missing out. A friend use to have a saying, "you're the same height in bed."

Gee, am I a bit jaded when it comes to dating or what! javascript:smilie('')
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
Msg: 97
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Posted: 11/23/2008 2:41:18 PM
There has actually been limited research that shows that taller men are more likely to cheat and divorce than shorter men. Here's one of the limited studies.

Ulrich Mueller from the University of Marburg in Germany and his colleague Allan Mazur from Syracuse University, New York, studied a group of men who graduated in 1950 from the US military academy at West Point. They found that the taller men in the class tended to have more children, no matter what their rank. Taller men were also more likely to get divorced and remarry, and there was a good chance that their second wife would be younger than the first. The researchers will report the findings in a future issue of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

In many ways the comments by a majority of the women on here who only want a tall guy prove this. The majority of women want tall men and the supply is only so large. First, not every woman is going to get the tall guy she wants. Second, if the taller men are in such demand then they have more opportunities to cheat then shorter men. Now not all tall men will cheat and divorce, but because they are so wanted they have more opportunities to cheat. Plus, from an evolutionary standpoint they are also more likely to cheat to pass on their superior genes.
 VinylMusicJockey
Joined: 5/23/2008
Msg: 98
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Posted: 11/23/2008 3:17:13 PM
Sounds very similar to the program I saw on Discovery some months back. While they never came out and said "cheat" they did elude to the tall males "spreading their seed" with more female participants.
 xeot
Joined: 10/25/2007
Msg: 100
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Posted: 11/23/2008 7:50:09 PM

In many ways the comments by a majority of the women on here who only want a tall guy prove this. The majority of women want tall men and the supply is only so large. First, not every woman is going to get the tall guy she wants. Second, if the taller men are in such demand then they have more opportunities to cheat then shorter men.


If this were true I wouldn't be bothering with a dating site.
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
Msg: 102
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Posted: 11/23/2008 8:18:37 PM
Look at the research that's out there xeotide. It's true.
 lostgirl71
Joined: 8/16/2008
Msg: 104
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Posted: 11/23/2008 9:35:56 PM
For me if I truly like someone he is a giant in my eyes no matter the height. I understand that there is a period of adjustment that may be needed if I am taller and I am completely OK with that, because as long as he is him - I dont care. He is enough for me no matter what. He is absolutely perfect (so far... knock on wood dont want to jinx it your know) just as he is.. I wouldn't change a thing.
 Minau
Joined: 9/2/2007
Msg: 105
short women/tall men
Posted: 11/23/2008 9:39:10 PM
I dated a guy that was 6'7" and I'm barely 5'...I ordinarily wouldn't consider someone beyond 6'...but if there's something special...what can you do...and in the end it wasn't the height issue that ended things...go figure...holding hands would have been awkward and he couldn't understand why I never held his hand
 Talldave1985
Joined: 12/27/2007
Msg: 107
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Posted: 12/27/2008 3:20:24 AM
I am 6 foot 8 and I love women that are short ,5 feet f 5 1 5 2 5 3 5 4 etx.
 sashimiboy
Joined: 1/14/2009
Msg: 108
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Posted: 9/26/2009 1:02:05 PM
Its hilarious when a 5 foot woman demands that her man be tall
 LBA26
Joined: 9/2/2009
Msg: 109
short women/tall men
Posted: 9/26/2009 1:06:52 PM
i think most guys feel threatened around girls that are much taller than they are.... or it's just me...
 youcantimagine
Joined: 9/15/2009
Msg: 110
short women/tall men
Posted: 9/26/2009 2:03:40 PM
Well, "cute" has always been my thing more-so than anything else; so about 5'2" to 5'4" is ideal for me, give or take an inch in either direction; and I'm an even 6' myself. I've dated taller girls, and was even with one for a few years that was 5'11"; so I don't consider height to be any sort of standard. With preferences though, short girls all the way... I'm not a small man, not fat and sloppy, but just a large man... and if my girl looks like a little kid next to me, I think that's hot as hell myself.
 LBA26
Joined: 9/2/2009
Msg: 111
short women/tall men
Posted: 9/26/2009 4:30:01 PM

"First of all men are genetically geared to be bigger and taller then women" and second because "men are genetically geared to be bigger" and taller woman go for men taller then they are.


Third of all some are genetically geared to be redundant speakers
 PrinceCharmingsCousin
Joined: 9/1/2009
Msg: 112
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Posted: 9/28/2009 2:43:24 AM
one guy in here on page 2 or 3 hit it DEAD ON, the short women saying im 5'2 and well put together and like my men 6ft minimum and built or lean blah blah, it just what attracts me/catches my eye....THEY ARE ALL HYPOCRITES

because if a man says, I like petite size small/xtra small, big boobs tiny waist, hally berry a$$, women its just what attracts me...these guys get yelled at for not giving non big boobed or non petite women a chance (the BBW crowd knows what i'm talking about here)

I just think it is hilarious women screaming men are shallow when most of the women in thir thread were pretty shallow about something that can't be changed (height) over something men are often shallow about (weight) that can be changed.

just my .02$

and no i'm not short.
 verygreeneyez
Joined: 3/15/2006
Msg: 113
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Posted: 1/9/2010 5:05:51 PM

Let's bring Dr. Freud into the thread. Yes, short women do date a lot of tall guys. My theory is they were treated like kids for being shorter than everyone else, so when they become adults they still want to be pampered. Subconsciously, it's probably a daddy thing.

Freud is likely turning over in his grave.

~OT~ I prefer those between 5'8" and 5'10" (or so.) I've dated someone 6'1" and someone 6'3" ~ was not awkward with either one except when dancing. (I don't care about height, I do, however, care about their weight and how it's distributed. I don't do well with slight-built men.) JMO
 OutMind
Joined: 2/13/2007
Msg: 114
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Posted: 1/9/2010 6:58:35 PM
I am a short guy 6", but I love a woman that is 5 one, five two. In fact all of the small women I've dated, would not date short men.
 8soldierfalcon8
Joined: 2/16/2009
Msg: 115
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Posted: 1/9/2010 9:45:33 PM
I dunno...

I'm 5'7" but I like girls who are either shorter than 5'4" or taller than 5'10".

I like girls either shorter or taller than me. Not the same height.

But I like girls who weigh about 100 lbs less than me either way. Short and curvy or tall and willowy.

::shrug::

So sue me.

-8sf8
 spicynicegirl
Joined: 8/10/2008
Msg: 116
short women/tall men
Posted: 1/10/2010 12:04:24 AM
Message 166 - I can totally relate.

I'm only 5ft2-3 and I went on a date with man I'd been getting to know who was 6ft 6.

He was a great guy and very interesting but there were other things that made me decide not to continue.

I prefer to date guys who are no taller than 6ft 2. I hate shouting!!!
 Fifi47
Joined: 8/19/2004
Msg: 117
short women/tall men
Posted: 1/10/2010 4:33:19 AM
I have dated men who were of various heights, from 5'5'' to 6'6''. It was a bit unusual when I dated the man who was 6'6'', as I felt as if he was dragging me around a bit when we held hands due to the height difference. I stopped seeing him for reasons that were unrelated to his height. The things that I find important about a man are if he likes me for me and is respectful to me, so his height has nothing to do with those things. Being 5 feet tall, I never have to worry if I am going to get to wear heels when I want to, as if I do I might be taller than him.
 Imbrunette
Joined: 11/14/2009
Msg: 118
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Posted: 1/10/2010 7:51:59 AM
I'm only 5'1 so pretty much everyone is taller than me!
I do think its the 'protector' status of taller men that they would represent.
I myself have dated men from 5'8 to 6'3 and in the end, it boils down to what you are initially attracted to then wether the height difference ever actually becomes an issue.
I myself am attracted to men 5'10 and above but also the way they present themselves.
 HoldingHands27
Joined: 12/16/2009
Msg: 119
Short women / tall men...and Vice-Versa...
Posted: 1/10/2010 12:11:12 PM
At 5' 11", I'm not exactly 'short', but I'd like to find a Lady that is Taller than me...!!
I know the list is short...but I can Dream, can't I...??
 spicynicegirl
Joined: 8/10/2008
Msg: 120
Short women / tall men...and Vice-Versa...
Posted: 1/10/2010 3:45:23 PM
^^^Well aren't you sweet! But where are the guys at my supermarket when I need some help??? LOL

Message 175 - Good luck with that dream of yours...............
 HoldingHands27
Joined: 12/16/2009
Msg: 121
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Posted: 1/10/2010 4:25:35 PM
Thanx, 'spicy....'...Fingers will stay Crossed...!!
 dbedazzling
Joined: 6/1/2009
Msg: 122
Short women / tall men...and Vice-Versa...
Posted: 1/10/2010 4:59:02 PM
ohhhh i definately have an attraction to the taller men...anywere around 6'2 - 6'6 its just me.....and im 5'4.
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
Msg: 123
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Posted: 1/11/2010 10:25:39 PM
I love posts like this one that show just how superficial and shallow women are. I feel sorry for tall guys who are just used by women to affirm their femininity.
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