First of all, ask yourself what kind of shoes you’d wear with that dynamite outfit if you were shorter.
Then, go buy yourself those shoes and wear them, even if you’re 6-2. What tall women have to realize, when it comes to dating, is that they have an extraordinary advantage. And once she realizes what this edge is, then she will be much more self-confident when it comes to meeting the opposite sex.
In certain countries like the Philippines, younger generations are significantly shorter than those born in the 1970s and 1980s despite the economic growth and better standard of living. In Malaysia and Thailand, younger generations have experienced increased height.
But hey, that’s cold comfort when women are putting “six feet tall, minimum” in their dating profiles and your friends all call you “Short Round”.
The thing is, as with many other masculine insecurities, this is predominantly in our heads. Worse, I’m the shortest of all my friends who range from 5’1o” on the short side, to 6’7″ on the tall side.
And that’s dating tip #2 for tall women: Realize that your height will help you quickly filter through all the frogs out there.
If men are intimidated by your height, then this is not the kind of guy you’d want to get involved with.
(he-he) …studies have also demonstrated a positive correlation between height and intelligence.
The reasons for this association appear to include that height serves as a biomarker of nutritional status or general mental and physical health during development, that common genetic factors may influence both height and intelligence, and that both height and intelligence are affected by adverse early environmental exposures…
If you’re not 6 feet tall or taller, then you may as well just resign yourself to a sexless life of Napoleon jokes.
Of course, short is relative; what we consider “average” height varies depending on geographic locale and someone who’s 5’6″ would consider someone who’s 5’9″ (the average for American men) to be lucky.
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.