Dating advice books are cropping up specifically for short men.Parents are giving their children dangerous hormonal therapies to increase their height.Studies show that, across cultures, height is among the most important factors in determining a man’s value in the sexual marketplace.Consider these facts: The bias is so acute that some experts even suggest treating shortness as a disability and heightism in dating as a moral issue. The term “Heightism“ was made popular by the Second Barnhart Dictionary of New English‘s wide reaching audience in 1971 and now is a household phrase most short men have heard. If a woman is taller than them, they won’t date them. We dated for a couple of months and things simply didn’t work out. How confident am I that you’ll find the women of your dreams? If am man’s initial conversation is about how tall I am, and he’s full of questions about why I wear heels, and he’s seems preoccupied with my height – or his lack thereof – I keep it moving. don’t appreciate you as much, or they just want sex.
It’s a long story, we dated for a couple of months and things simply didn’t work out. She’s out there, and she will be willing to accept the fact that you’re shorter. But more importantly, if he’s okay with looking up to me and he’s a confident person I have been willing to get to know him better. The reason why I only date short guys is because they are a little more grounded (no pun intended) but I feel like most want to make up for their height in some way so they push themselves work wise and not so much on being a man whore. When I did date a taller guy 6’4″ it just feels like your another girl…
I wanted to know what they think about dating shorter men. Typically I am more attracted to men of significant height, but I have dated two shorter men in the past.
Anyway, I interviewed women who had dated shorter guys.
And more and more adults with closed growth plates are pursuing excruciating surgeries to get another couple inches.
What the Studies Don’t Tell Us So given all this, why do I tell clients that height doesn’t matter?