And a little armpit dancing wouldn't keep me from dating a tall guy again if he were cool.
Dating isn't always easy for short guys and tall girls. Society tells guys to feel protective and girls protected.
I had been ruled out by hundreds of men of the same height as me.
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.
Mary Kate Olsen stepped out with her boyfriend, Not-Nicolas Sarkozy (Olivier is the ex-French president's brother), and his young daughter. "Overall, tall women were rated as more intelligent, affluent, assertive and ambitious than shorter women," in a 2005 study.
Jokes about playdates and straight up "eww"ing ensued in the comments of any blog that picked up a pic. Perhaps that's related to a finding in another British study, in which men judged shorter women to be more nurturing and better potential mothers than tall women. ) And I was actually shocked to read that in the 1950s, estrogen was used to halt the growth of healthy young girls who were in "danger" of becoming so tall they'd be unmarriageable. For every tall girl who felt like an unfeminine giant in high school (and beyond), there's a little lady who felt like a permanent kid with no sex appeal or like she'd been squished down from a normal-size woman.