It’s very easy (not to mention common) to get self-conscious about your height; especially when you think that might be the reason for your last breakup or lack of a partner. However, right off the bat, if you’re a tall, confident girl, you’re probably much easier to spot in a crowd and give off boss woman vibes. Guys who are attracted to tall and strong women might even be a little intimidated by that, but they’ll definitely try their best to at least have a conversation with you; if getting your number is way out of their league.
Dating is all about preferences. While there are men who prefer to date women who are shorter than them, others simply don’t mind the height difference and might even be more attracted to taller women. So if you’ve been wondering whether your dating life has been too dry because of your tall height or not, I’m gonna have to stop you right there; because it’s not. And in this article, we’ve got not only got the answers to why certain guys like tall and others prefer short girls, but we also look into how much height really matters to men.
Why do guys like tall girls?
Apart from being physically attracted to taller women because of their looks and guy’s personal preferences, most guys who like tall girls do so because they are tall as well. They find it physically easier to be in a relationship with women who are the same height as them or slightly shorter. There’s no need to awkwardly bend down for hugs and kisses, and holding hands while walking comes much more naturally to them!
Additionally, guys might also be attracted to tall girls because they simply don’t care too much about the stereotypes of men being the dominant ones in a relationship because of their build and height. Height is simply not one of the first things they take into consideration when trying to figure out if they are attracted to a woman or not. Instead, they might be focused more on how she carries herself, her charm, charisma, and her general energy.
But let’s be honest, what’s not to like about dating tall girls? You get to share clothes and shoes with them, physical interactions are never awkward because of a height difference, and you can get the perfect selfie every time, regardless of who takes it. Oh and let’s not forget that you won’t have to worry about reaching any high shelves for them!
Why guys might prefer short girls over tall ones
Men who are conscious of their heights will have a hard time dating tall girls. Because even if they like them, they will still feel self-conscious about not being tall enough. To them, being taller is associated with being the more dominant person in the relationship who holds some sort of authority. Men who care about heights in relationships feel more powerful when they are dating a shorter woman.
It also makes them feel like they’re acting as the woman’s protector. Even though that’s usually not the case as most women are pretty capable of taking care of themselves! However, being taller than a woman often just works as an ego boost for men.
How much does the height of their partners really matter to people?
Once again, it all comes down to personal preference. While first impressions and looks do influence the probability of someone asking you out, they usually aren’t the reasons for people falling in love with each other. They might be enough to land your first date with someone you met at the bar, but it’s usually your personality that gets you the second one.
At the end of the day, unless someone cares too much about their public image and feels too insecure when dating people of a certain height, your height will not matter to them, especially not in the long run. Most people can look past physical features and realize that a person’s worth is beyond their height. So instead of focusing on your height, focus on finding your confidence and charisma in your style, body language, and character instead.
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