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 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
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Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?Page 8 of 8    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Actually, I doubt that two inches in additional height means very much to men. But it means a LOT to women. Especially if the guy is already short. The difference between a man who is 5'5" and 5'2" may be a few dates and no dates. Likewise, the difference between a man who is 5'8" and 5'6" may be a factor of 10. I'd even go so far as to say that there would be a substantial difference between the romantic opportunities between a 6'0" man and a 5'10" man.

But the shorter the guy is, the more those "2 inches" really matter to women.

By your logic, he could just as easily have turned to you and said "wow, so I lied about my height by two inches...do those two little inches mean that much!?!?" If they were not important, you wouldn't have even noticed that they were "missing".


A few inches can make a huge difference with women. I started wearing shoes that have a heal on the inside that gives me an extra four inches over my bare foot height. This four inches made a huge difference when going out and meeting women. But on the other hand it was a little sad to see how superficial women are.
 ANGEL~EYES
Joined: 10/4/2007
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Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 5/17/2008 6:54:10 AM
i'm 5 ft nothing and i doubt there are too many men shorter than i am.....unless he was a little person

as far as the height difference goes i think if the chemistry is there you should check it out anyways.....you just never know
 chuckyB51
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Posted: 5/18/2008 12:02:18 PM
Most women will not date a man who is shorter because it is an attack on their femininity and they are more concerned about what others may think about them.
 DJ_Lil_Jay
Joined: 9/11/2005
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Posted: 5/26/2008 11:29:10 AM
Last Saturday at 7 on CTV they had a show called "Short and Male" which was very well done! They looked at different comparisons between short and tall men and for the most part I believe in what they had to say. One of the things they looked at was how "most" women seem to have a preference for taller men.

They did a segment where it looked like a police line up lol of different types of guys one of which was tall and another one was short. The women for the most part picked the taller guy even though they were told the shorter guy had an interesting job.

I guess if the shorter guy was more attractive then women would choose him. Is that true ladies? lol

According to the statistics the average height of a fortune 500 company president is at least 6 feet!

Shorter men get bumped around more in a crowd than taller men.

It was a pretty funny show and made me feel better about being short lol and gave me hope!

Now I gotta go get some elevator shoes and more shirts with vertical stripes lol.
 DJ_Lil_Jay
Joined: 9/11/2005
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Posted: 5/28/2008 2:17:49 PM
Summer Dream: glad to hear you saw that show also and for the most part I found it funny lol. I think they could of investigated it more but some of what they were talking about is true in todays society. If I was 6'3 rather than 5'3 I most likely would get the ladies that like tall men to e-mail me here lol.

But yeah what is short? Im short obviously but what is the minimum requirements to be considered tall? lol

They say confidence is sexy and if you stand tall (or as tall as you can lol) with your head held high and wear suitable clothing you will get noticed. I believe that!

Short dude...but with a big heart! Now doesn't that sound good? lol
 Sweet Euphoria
Joined: 6/17/2005
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Posted: 7/20/2008 8:24:58 AM
To be honest, I don't think I could. I'm 5'5 and 90% of the time I wear heals. I've always been attracted to men that were 5'10 or taller. I think it stems from the fact my dad was short and subconsciously I think years ago I was looking for a partner to make taller babies (joking!). Over the years, I have dated shorter men and I'm fine with that, just not shorter than myself. 5'7 and up is good for me!
 DJ_Lil_Jay
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Posted: 7/21/2008 1:33:06 PM
^^^^^^^ too funny free fallin! Yeah Webster is short alright lol

Women my height or a bit shorter make great slow dance partners as for women taller than me I look up to you lol and when we slow dance I have the perfect spot to place my head....*she knees me in the groin*....ok thanks for the dance anyways

Although one time she liked it when I did that lol
 chuckyB51
Joined: 1/12/2008
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Posted: 7/21/2008 6:43:07 PM
First...I wear lifts. I figure she wont know until morning.

Second...I do not wear them because I am insecure. I wear them because of superficial women. They help to level the playing field a little.
 mitchchan
Joined: 12/4/2008
Msg: 174
Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 1/2/2009 9:04:05 AM
I'm not a superficial person and don't go for the old cliche - tall, dark and handsome... I couldn't care less for the height either - all I want is for my guy to treat me with respect and a decent personality.
 sassysinger
Joined: 1/29/2007
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Posted: 1/3/2009 2:57:57 PM
I try to not care about the outside, especially since my outside is not so hot at the moment lol But height has always been something that matters for some reason. I don't need tall, dark and handsome, but when slow dancing I like to rest my head on the guy's shoulder. Plus the old cliche of asking a guy to reach somehting up high that you can't. It just seems natural, so if a guy is shorter than you or even as tall as you it doesn't really work.
 Danteslnferno
Joined: 12/12/2005
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Posted: 1/5/2009 8:29:46 PM
At 5'5" tall I have faced the issue of short men dating taller women my whole dating life. The last relationship I was in for 1.5 years was with a woman who is 5'9" and one of the biggest reasons why the relationship failed was because she never felt comfortable with my height. I was too short for her. That wasn't the lone reason why things ended but it was a big one. I have a tough time dealing with this topic because of my recent experience but it's not because I don't think its fair to be rejected for my height. The reality is that many women, not all but many, prefer to date taller men. Nothing wrong with that. I've accepted this fact as well. I don't have to like it but I accept it.

It's a matter of preference. I choose not to date women who are heavy. Not my preference. Call me shallow but I am not attracted. So does that make me bad? No, just means I have a preference. Height doesn't matter to me at all. At my height I can't afford to be picky about that lol. Basically I am resigned to the fact that because of my height and because I am a picky b&$tard as to who I date it will be difficult for me to meet someone.
 chuckyB51
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Posted: 1/5/2009 10:28:24 PM
You must be talking about the documentary film "S&M: Short and Male the Movie" It is a great documentary on what shorter males go through on a daily basis in the working world and dating world.
 Colleen1980
Joined: 3/31/2007
Msg: 179
Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 1/6/2009 1:54:55 PM
I'm short already so if he's under 5 feet I'd say no. I'd look past that if we had a real connection.
 petitefemale4u42
Joined: 6/26/2006
Msg: 180
Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 1/7/2009 5:17:55 PM
Well, I can honestly say I have never run into that situation. I'm 5'0! lol Everyone is taller than myself!
 DJ_Lil_Jay
Joined: 9/11/2005
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Posted: 1/9/2009 12:29:12 PM
Hey did you hear about the midget who went up to the lady and said "hey your hair smells nice!"

Just thought I'd throw a little humor into this thread here!

I think us short dudes should be comfortable enough so that we can laugh about our vertical challenge lol.

I totally understand if you ladies want a taler guy! We all have our preferences on what is attractive to us!

This year I am broadening my options and giving women with smaller boobs a chance to impress me
 Liliana_LC
Joined: 1/2/2009
Msg: 185
Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 1/9/2009 7:24:51 PM
Although I'm not tall myself at 5'4, I would have no problem dating a shorter man if I found "said shorter man" to make me happy. This to me is the most important someone I love being with who makes me laugh, challenges me, and we lose ourselves in conversations. At the end of the day, that to me is the definition of being attracted to someone and it translates physically. Def true what Introitus said the important thing is the confidence in a man. I found that when I did date a short man like *bedroomblue63 mentioned the level of comfort came from him....

And that I certainly wont date an insecure man who doesn't feel comfortable with who he is....
 chuckyB51
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Posted: 1/9/2009 7:43:14 PM
Finally a non-superficial women that understands that there is more to attraction than outward appearance.
 lizziechan
Joined: 1/2/2009
Msg: 190
Women: Would you date a guy that is shorter than you are,,,, Why/Why Not?
Posted: 1/10/2009 7:11:29 PM
I personally don't care the height issue... What I'm after is the personality and how well he would respect me is all that matter. You're likely to miss out a great person just because they don't meet up to your standard.

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