Your right... Love doesn't know short or tall. But, attraction knows all to well. Most people start with attraction and then work up to love.
Since attraction comes first, short guys tend to finish last. Women have increasingly become more sophisticated and independent throughout history. However, there are many things that are still very primal and instinctive. It’s instinctive for women to want to feel secure and protected.
Is it fair? Is it rational? Is it necessary? Maybe it’s none of those things but… it’s the truth.
sorry to stair this old opinion, but thoughts don't really age.. in my area and opinion, girls with low or average self esteem tend to choose someone they think they are in some way higher than. Someone they can feel safe with and have no fear of losing..
I Love tall guys because I like to feel protected and sexy. For some reason tall guys make me feel wanted ans secure. I love the perks that come with the territory. I love standing on my tippy toes and kissing them. I Love them giving me piggy back rides, because im so high in the sky..I have been a fan of tall guys for ever...
I am 5'8" and my guy is actually a little shorter than me. In the 17 plus years we have been together, many friends have commented and asked why I would be with a man shorter than I. My answer has always been that his character and intelligence won me over and yes he can protect me if a need so arose. The funny thing is, one friend who persistantly asked that question (for her it was all about height, hair color and eyes.) Married a man that is a good 3' shorter than her.
It depends on a girls height. If she is 5"7 or taller a guy less than 5"11 feels like he is the same height as her. Plus once a girl puts heels on she wants to still feel shorter than her guy. It's not a feeling of security, it is a feeling of being small. It is more comfortable to curl up with a guy and not feel like a giant.
I agree with Wendi. Bending down to kiss a guy just feels wrong. Sorry short guys, but, there are far more girls under 5"5 than over. There is plenty of girls out there for you.
I've dated a couple of men who are shorter than I am. I DO feel more comfortable with a guy who's at least my height, or I feel like an Amazon. But, if the personality is there, it doesn't much matter to me.
I don't understand why some girls/women prefer tall guys. I like someone to be of average height, but I have no problem with someone being a short guy either. Of course, I'm under 5' 4", so I have the luxury of not having to worry about towering over anyone. "On the taller side of average" is fine with me, but I'm not a fan of "tall beyond average". I disagree with pretty much of all those ideas about why women would prefer tall guys.
1) They feel secure. (I already feel plenty secure. )
2) They really want to see a man than a ordinary person. (I have known enough average and short men in my life who are very much "men", so I don't see height as the measure of who is a man.)
3) They want to have a broad and a tall shoulder to rest upon. (I don't think much about resting heads on shoulders, but all guys have guy's shoulders. That's good enough for me.)
4) They want to see their man to be bold. (I don't like bold people.)
5) They want to differentiate their partner among a crowd. (If I'm in a relationship with someone I can already differentiate them from a crowd.)
6) They feel tall guys to be safe and secure person to live with. (Again, I've known enough average and short men who are strong, brave, and protective; if that's one someone is looking for.)
To the short and average-height guys out there, I'm not the only woman who thinks as I do. To the tall guys, it isn't necessarily enough to make women like me "rule you out". It's just that we either don't particularly prefer "tall", don't care, or are willing to overlook what we see as "not all that appealing".
I prefer "short" guys. I'm 5'4" and never wear more that 2" heels. Although I have been with tall men, I can't dance cheek to cheek with a 6' tall man. And I hate it when a man hunches down when dancing.
The height of a guy in not an issue for me, but the size of his hands are! His hands must be bigger than mine. I cannot stand holding hands with a guy who's hand are smaller... It feels like holding hands with a kid.
Course, being married, I don't have to worry about things like that.
I'm 6ft 3" and very street wise, all my mates are big time drug dealers and some are in prison for murder I went a different way though i'm only 22 so I want a different life but I seen alot in my short life.
So if was in my girlfriends flat and someone broke in, she wouldn't have to worry because I would stab them repeatedly without hesitation. If I had an oppurtunity to cut his throat I wouldn't flinch or hesitate to defend my girl i'd rather him hurt than my girlfriend hurt or me.
I think that's a good thing ya need to be able to take care of her physcially and they feel fuzzy when ya're look that.
Well I'm 5'7 1/2 so I prefer taller guys, I don't mind short guys though, there are plenty of nice, confident, attractive shorter guys, but I just don't like feeling like I'm bigger than them lol I feel if I'm with a shorter guy, we are disproportionate
It really doesn't matter whether the guy is as tall as a NBA player or what, what most important is how he is going to treat his girl. The inner is what most girls are looking for nowsaday, looks are secondary.
i just dont want to feel "big" and next to a short man, regardless if im a size 5 i will feel BIG as in.. hmm "too much woman" i know, i know.. unfair but thats just me. I like to hold on to my man, not the other way around
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