Somehow I got the height genes on my dad’s side of the family – the shortest male on my mom’s side is 6’1″, my grandfather. I’m about 5’3 and Greg is 6’3. Despite what guys seem to think, there are PLENTY of girls out there for whom height is not a deal breaker, and even some (like myself) who PREFER short guys. PoP is not! I definitely take advantage of shopping in the kid’s department. I’m between 5th and 10th (5’1″) for all races. The idea that short hair isn’t attractive on women is just a MYTH. Kindness is vital within relationships to soften disagreements, there is nothing less attractive to a man than being constantly harshly berated and belittled by a woman, after all we are all human and have failings and shortcomings, the use of kindness in such situations helps to remind us we are all special unique individuals worthy of love, compassion and when needed, forgiveness. I especially agree about the great clothing options for shorties! This is not a science obviously - short men can be pricks too the napoleon complex is also very real, but generally it’s men creating their own insecurities rather than women being really demanding about what height they want in a guy. They say being a tall girl is hard and being a short guy is a real struggle, but let me tell you right now: Being a petite female is no stroll through the park. HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. A lot of people have told me that I don’t seem short because I have a personality that makes me seem bigger. “Winning” play fights. 1. I used to spend lots of money trying to change it, but I could be bald, so I try to be grateful. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. Your height, unfortunately is one of the latter. If not online dating, then where do you meet people? I’m 4’11” and my husband is 6’1″, I have been scolded by tall female friends for taking one of the tall men off the market, but it works (something about opposite attracting). I always ask her if there’s anything she needs and she’s never actually answered. As a matter of fact, I never really cared about styles or fashion at all. Some guys, themselves, aren’t as tall as they wish they were and finding themselves a cute, short girl does wonders for their ego. Why Do Guys Like Short Girls: Many times you would have seen a really tall guy with a short girl. The subject of short hair on women came up on the Mookychick forum, and everyone was heartily sick of the number of times they’ve heard that short hair just isn’t sexy on women. K.K. Being short has its advantages in certain sports and games such as hide and seek and limbo. Subscribe to our newsletter today and get the spreadsheet we use to plan our path to FI! [email protected] recently posted..Reformed Spenders Adjust to Life on a Budget, Short people aren’t usually clumsy? I fly a lot and my number one issue is not being able to enjoy a flight because I have especially long legs…so you really lucked out there lol! Why? I managed to grow to being 5’9” to my mother’s delight. I kindof held the […]. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Savvy Scot recently posted..The Life of a Safe Adrenaline Junkie, HAHA, I love #4! My mom is barely 5 ft and her brother is even shorter. His sad, sad lyrics and comic voice almost makes you want to curl up in a ball and cry, huh? I hate my hair. But being a short isn’t all about asking rich, tall women who won’t have sex with you to grab something off a high shelf. Their clothes are cheaper and have a better color selection! I am tall (5’9 ) but our number 2 daughter is short, and I always try and encourage her about what a blessing it can be, since the rest of us in the family are “tallies”. I never have to pay extra for an aisle seat or more leg room on an airplane. @ Living Debt Free Rocks! And if you’re not embarrassed, you can probably even shop in the kid’s section for clothes (or shoes!). She’s who she is. Stop staring at my comment! I am 6’4″ and I don’t feel like I am earning more than my shorter counterparts. There are lots of options out there, but I went with these Ultimate Direction Fastdraw […], […] I use fit my bicep when they’re at their tightest but are hopeless to attach to my forearm. My 3 year old is in about the 30th percentile. KK @ Student Debt Survivor recently posted..Flood Your Car to Save Money, […] to cook was to literally be barefoot in the kitchen. Neither do I. LOL. Some ppl like short, some like tall. I would also love to be able to reach the upper cabinets in my kitchen without the use of a chair…but otherwise it’s great! Some of my friends refuse to believe I’m that much shorter since they just don’t see me that way. =) Thanks for sharing it with your short friends. At 6’2″ many of us would need a step stool =). Being tall is definitely not all it’s cracked up to be! In fairness, being taller than average is a mixed blessing too. Mooky forum members share their opinions & experiences. PoP! Everybody has their own type of liking in someone. Nobody except for my 5 foot tall 100 pound grandmother. You will get tons of males saying that tall women are sexier then the short women. According to the man behind the claim, Dr. I find all airline seats uncomfortable at least a little because my feet aren’t flat on the floor. Didn’t read the intro but since when are races: white, non-hispanic; black non hispanic; Mexican American? What’s something that you can’t change, so you’ve just let go worrying about? It’s not freakishly short, but I’m a consistent “front-row” person in group photos. When it comes to women, I’m not really super picky. I’ve never felt… smaller. The First Million is the Hardest recently posted..Finding The True Value Of Free Time, Tip toes! Women Within sells jeans and other pants with 34 inch inseams at a reasonable price, especially when they are on clearance. My father is 5’8″, but probably 5’7″ now due to the insidious effects of gravity over time. Not all women like short men, but many women are open to being with a short guy. We Can Fit More Clothes In A Load Of Laundry. I believe my mom has a cousin who is a little person, barely 3 ft. If you search, "do guys think tall girls are attractive?" Sophie recently posted..Product Road Test: Easiyo Yoghurt Maker. How fun! And apparently 30% of Fortune 500 CEOs are 6’2″ or taller, compared to 3% of the population at large…, I am also 6ft 4 and agree with this!!!! =), I’m below the 5th percentile for both height and weight. The most common reason why guys might prefer short girls is because it boosts their self-esteem. And since I’m short (and Mr. Don’t agree with Randy Newman? 7. The only time it looks like I’ve got high waters when the pants are actually mid-calf capris for normal folks =). Why? Tall People Make Good Models, but Short People Live Longer Let's face it: People don't usually consider "short" to be a synonym for "sexy" -- there's a reason Tom Cruise has made a … No, being short does not make you ugly. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. I have my standards, yes, but if I find someone attractive then I find them attractive. In fact, I have yet to find an airplane seat where I don’t comfortably fit. They are small, cuddly and easy-to-handle. Oh well. Personally, it depends on the guy. Talk about your stereotypes, right?. I would just shop ONCE a year and just buy my clothes in batches. Either way, I’m working my calf muscles Love this post, Mrs. I’m 5’2 and I love being short! Taller people don’t have a chance against us shorties. Those who are short are constantly being given tricks to make themselves appear taller. Reformed Spenders Adjust to Life on a Budget. I was hoping that my kiddos would get the tall gene but it’s not looking good. 7 Play sports where you'll excel. Sounds like a store I’ll never need to go to! Hindsight is 20/20, and at times, I think of myself of the nerdy, gothy, awkward teenager that no guy gave a second look. recently posted.. KK @ Student Debt Survivor recently posted.. My Frugal Habits BEFORE I Started Blogging. Studies claim that short guys are less wealthy, less powerful, less sexually attractive, and generally less happy than everyone else. — Kelli Silvestri, St. Too short, too fat—and too skinny, for that matter—are not attractive. ), you can guess how many times he used that stove to […], […] bottle for more than a couple of hours really cramps your hands, at least when you have little short person hands like I do. I know a guy who is 5'4' and is one of the most attractive people I have ever met. There’s exceptions for everything, of course – but that’s the average across the whole US population. There are some definite perks: preferential treatment in a variety of circumstances, the ability to get out of trouble more easily (thank you officer! I love being short. For today, a quick post on happiness – since we really don’t dwell on our happiness nearly enough in life…. Yeah, I’m told I look a lot younger than I am, too. You must have thought that why don’t the guy date someone of his own height and physique. lol. Which just adds insult to the statistically diminished earning power that short people have. The majority of women in this world have what I call an “Open Type,” which means that they are open to being with all different types of guys, as long as the guy can make her feel attracted in other ways (e.g. but can a short guy actually be sexually attractive? I never have to worry about my view being blocked in a crowd Tall women are hard to come by too, it’s hard finding someone that doesn’t have to stand on tip toes to look me in the eye! I have one weakness when it comes to females melting my heart easily: short and petite. GUEST POST: The Introvert’s Guide To Networking Without Selling Your Soul, $500 Giveaway & Worth Mentioning For the Week | Planting Our Pennies, How much does a running hobby cost? 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