Dating girls taller than you
He noted that it is a widespread perception that tall stature is a personal asset for men and a personal liability for women.He said that the study’s finding that height matters more to women supports the social system of patriarchy, in which males are the primary authority figures.‘The masculine ability to offer physical protection is clearly connected to the gender stereotype of men as protectors,’ he said.They told me that while they never requested or expected any information about a girl’s physical appearance upfront, they felt they had to volunteer their height to be in with a chance.‘Shorter guys I spoke to about it said they felt they were dismissed out of hand online for being under 6ft, whereas if they’d met a girl in real life they’d have had a chance to win her over.'It just shows that men too are keen to date someone shorter than them - not even the same height - and that the pool of men available who are of a certain height is actually quite small. It makes internet dating quite demoralising, not to mention difficult.' Jenny, 34'Tall girls struggle in real life just as much as short guys do.
Using data collected from online dating advertisements and experimental research, the study, conducted by Rice University and the University of North Texas found that women are far more concern with dating a man who is taller than they are than men are with dating a shorter woman. personal dating advertisements found that 13.5 per cent of the men wanted to date only women shorter than they are.There is also something to be said about being able to wear shoes with high heels and still being shorter.I also want to be able to hug him with my arms reaching up and around his neck,’ said a woman in the study who is 5ft 3in tall.When I changed my height to 5ft 9in, the pool increased to almost 1,000.I had been ruled out by hundreds of men of the same height as me.