Dont women find tall men intimidating

01-Nov-2016 00:30 by 6 Comments

Dont women find tall men intimidating

Spend a few minutes every day — at least for a month or so — looking in the mirror at your body, and complimenting parts of your body out loud. Some tall women give themselves permission to wear heels when they’re out with a man who is the same height or shorter, but I know many women who still cater more to men’s feelings and wear flats just in case he feels uncomfortable with the height discrepancy. It is crucial that you wear whatever shoes and clothing you want to wear, because you need to start every relationship focusing on your needs and desires — not the other way around.

In other words, tall women may have to put themselves out there more than other women who are less intimidating.

An article on Jezebel discusses a report from the Atlantic that illustrates that the average height differential between 4600 married American couples was six inches and that the wife was taller in 3.8% of couples.

Yet some short women discriminate against average sized (5’7-5’11”) men. In order to find a guy six inches taller, I’d have to find a guy who was 6’5.

As long as the man isn’t intimidated by my 6’2″ and 6’3″ children, I’m fine with the arrangement.

Recently, a colleague of mine, a successful psychologist in her mid-30s, confided in me about an ongoing problem she faces in her dating life: She feels that she’s simply too tall for most men, standing at almost six feet.

READ: Hollywood Actors Who Wear Shoe Lifts Be direct about the height issue if it comes up.

If you’re a tall woman who’s dating someone new, odds are that the height issue is going to come up in conversation.

If you take an informal poll of men, you’ll quickly see that many men have little or no interest in dating a tall woman.

Extremely tall women are often treated as if they are freakishly tall or Amazonian, as if their height is some sort of mistake or genetic mutation.

These women have the best of all possible worlds: They’re tall to the point that it’s easier to stay thin or carry weight well, but not so tall that they face the stigma of men not wanting want to date a tall woman.

Tall women who experience romantic discrimination the most are approximately 5-foot-10 and taller.

It would be like a male millionaire holding out for a female millionaire who makes more than he does. He’s gotta have all of those things, plus be in the 15% of men who are six feet tall? Please read the article here and share your thoughts below. It increased my dating pool dramatically, so I no longer felt like I had to go on dates with borderline douchebags just because they’re tall enough.

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