Dating a guy much shorter than you
As the months went by, it stopped bothering me that I was taller than he was. When I wear heels (which I love), I can be as much as four or five inches taller than he is; I feel lanky and awkward, and he feels short and squat. "The Lean." As I'm standing next to him, I'll put all my weight on one leg and kind of lean into my right hip, so I look casual but am also not standing totally upright. Check out Glamour's 25 first date dos and don'ts, or read through all our past Smitten dating posts, including readers' scandalous true dating confessions!
The author concluded that this preference strategy “allows them to increase the pool of potential partners and therefore their chances on the mate market.” Finally, a warning for everyone who has a height preference and is looking for a partner online: People lie.Don’t despair though, John, if you’re one of the 13.5 percent of men who are looking for a shorter female partner. A catalogue of must-haves and deal-breakers that help guide us on the search for love. To be honest, it makes me feel like a giant (as I'm already really tall). We asked some, and this is what they said: "My ex was a bit shorter - probably a few centimetres - and I briefly dated a guy who was a head shorter than me. (Of course, because television is glorious, her new ‘hubby’ isn’t.) But it got us wondering, do other women feel strongly about their partner's relative stature?
Before you go critiquing women’s picky and primitive mating choices, I’d like to point you in the direction of abundant research that suggests that men choose female partners based on their waist-to-hip ratio.