I'll get there in a minute.)Women have internalized the message that it's better for us to be smaller.
This is essential to know—it's not just about shortness, but also skinniness.
Sadly, I’m overwhelmed with anecdotal proof confirming the results of the last study.
I’ve lost count of the number of female friends who have stroppily flung their phones down on pub tables, wailing “I hate online dating, I hate it! ” when, after a little probing, it becomes clear that the "someone" they’re searching for needs to be 5”10, minimum.
Sex is great and cuddling is lovely, but there is nothing more delicious in this whole wide world than spreading out your limbs on your own bed without hitting him in the face or kicking his shins. He probably cared for a while about how he looked to other people.
When it comes to bed-sharing: compact limbs FTW.12. That annoying thing really tall people do every so often where they rest their elbow on your head, look down and say, "Hey, how's the weather down there? Now he's all grown up and he doesn't give a shit what people think about .
" If I'm feeling charitable, I answer honestly: "6-foot-2." They often follow-up with, "Do you ever date shorter men? And online, it's even more brutal: Women can calculate how tall they are in their highest heels, add a few inches for good measure, and then filter out men who fall below that sum.