But whatever the reason, a lot of men today feel that their dating pool is limited to shorter women only, and that taller women are completely turned off by shorter men. And while Tom Cruise and Jamie Cullum are celebrities, yes, I want to point out that Dave Gardner is just a sports agent. So you don’t have to be a celebrity to date a taller woman!
If you ever made fun of the taller girls in middle school (remember the “beanstalk” and “skyscraper” wisecracks? Those long, lean ladies are are all grown up, and if you don’t play your cards right, they’ll look over your head to a cooler, a more impressive guy.
This article will give you some tips on how to best approach the girl and how to make sure you both feel comfortable and secure with your relationship.
This idea gets put into your head from a very young age…and there’s no real explanation for it.
“As a girl, I have a thousand things to be self-conscious about without adding a guy who feels the need to always stand on the higher step or puffs out his chest,” advises Christine, who is 6′. “Short men can still be the big spoon; you just have to measure and adjust accordingly,” Tekoa adds.
Most women want to feel feminine, regardless of their height and their partner’s proportion to it. “I think this is important, because even if the guy is confident, sometimes the girl could still feel self conscious next to him because the height difference is striking.
So if you don’t mention your height difference…chances are she won’t mention it either. Taller women are uncomfortable (even if you’re really into her).