Small men dating larger men
The whole short guy complex is totally a thing—and the moment you meet a smaller guy you will be able to tell if he has one. In that same vein, a guy who grew up smaller is more likely to be empathetic toward other people, conscious of others' feelings, and sensitive to your body hang-ups. When I see a cool graphic tee I want to get my guy, I just grab a size small (there's always a bunch of them) and make the purchase. or Should I get him a large so he doesn't think I think he's a medium, i.e. My man and I look like we were made for each other, literally. You can come together and cuddle without feeling suffocated by ginormous limbs, then you can retreat to your own sides, spread out a little, and sleep without feeling like you're about to be pushed over the lip of the mattress.
When I dated a guy who was 6'3"—nearly a foot taller than me—every picture we took, unless we were sitting down, looked pretty ridiculous given our height gap. This may seem insignificant but when you're choosing a life partner who you'll share a bed with night after night matters—and a smaller guy means more space for you.
A guy who can look at all those statistics and societal pressures and say "eff that" is less likely to be threatened by other ways that you buck gender stereotypes — for example, instead of feeling weird about you getting a raise or showing off your superior sports knowledge, he’ll celebrate the fact that he’s with someone who doesn’t make herself smaller to accommodate others.2. guys from 20 to 29 years of age are under 5-foot-10, the average male height, while only about 20 percent of guys exceed the 6-foot mark.
You don’t have to make any calculations about the height of your heels. Yes, it makes sense to narrow your pool of potential suitors based on what you value — it’s very reasonable to look for someone with a basic understanding of grammar, for example — but too long a list of non-negotiables can blind you to people who could make you very happy. If you "only date" men at least 6 feet tall, you’re shooting yourself in the foot as far as selection. Dating shorter can help you get over your own insecurities about size.
They want someone to look up to, who will spank, kiss and generally cuddle them — a task their much-loved teddy bears are finding very challenging.
Poor teddy bears; they’ve a long way to go in as far as replacing men is concerned.
I even wondered with some concern whether I weighed more than he did, again, not because I felt like I needed to lose weight, but because I had absorbed the cultural script that says that women should be daintier than guys.A 2014 working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research on men’s heights and relationship dynamics found that on average, short men (here defined as 5-foot-7 and below) did eight hours and 28 minutes of housework per week, or about 28 percent of the total.Tall men (6-foot-2 and above) completed about seven hours and 30 minutes a week, while men of average height did seven hours and 38 minutes.Maybe short men’s partners are enjoying sharing the housework, financial support, and willingness to flout stereotypes in favor of a strong relationship. Forget tall, dark and handsome - a major dating site says the ideal man is short, dark and pudgy, but we're not convinced.
Plus, 70 percent of women say that a guy "wouldn't stand a chance with them" if he's under six feet tall. However, even if I towered over my man, I would still find him just as awesome—and just as sexy.