We all have fallen prey to the relationship check list—perfect teeth, thick hair, 6 feet or taller.
While other women might feel like they have to pass on a perfectly cute pair of shoes or stick to flats so they stay shorter than their dates, you’re already taller than your man in bare feet, what’s the difference between being 2 inches taller or 5? When I first started dating a shorter guy, I felt insecure: not about my own height but about whether I would read as "feminine" to my partner and, admittedly, to the world when we were out together.
A friend and I were discussing this very issue today while having lunch in an outdoor cafe.
We decided to count couples and see how many had a taller man and shorter woman, and how many had a shorter man and taller woman. A study by Gillis and Avis in 1980 found that for every 100 couples, only 2 are likely to have a taller woman and shorter man.
" Apparently Lime Green Robot liked what he saw, and sent me a message asking an important question to consider before even contemplating a first date: "Who is your favorite superhero?
I like Captain Planet." He claimed to be college educated, appeared to be attractive, used correct grammar, and had acceptable taste in music -- everything I usually require from an online suitor before I respond.
Click through to see some of our favorite celebrity pairs with a shorter leading man, plus read 23 Things Only Model-Tall Girls Can Relate To.