Dating a tall guy definitely has its perks—you can wear the highest heels you can find, and nothing is out of reach when he's nearby. He's hunched over like Quasimodo; you're doing your best prima ballerina tip-toe attempt..ain't pretty.
But dating a dude with inches to spare has its drawbacks, too.
And when you're an average sized tall girl, you feel like an awkward giant, and people look at you totally differently (in a not-good way).""I slouch a lot.
After a trip to the mall with him, you will never, ever complain again about not being able to find pants that fit right.
Your voice is shot at the end of the night after all that yelling, trying to get your random (yet brilliant!
In love with a man who's the opposite of vertically changed?
Trying to squeeze his 6-foot-something man-frame into anything less than an SUV brings two words to mind: Clown car. Having to ask for help every time you need to reach the chocolate stash can give you serious childhood flashbacks.
Like, I see a girl sometimes who is 5'5" or so – a normal height – and she's just with some guy who is shorter than me but still much taller than her and I think that they look...? Because to me, she is beautiful because she fits into something, and she looks happy and natural.
She looks really confident in her surroundings, and doesn't have to worry about slouching or what clothes she wears all the time.
More from Korin Miller is a freelance writer specializing in general wellness, sexual health and relationships, and lifestyle trends, with work appearing in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Self, Glamour, and more.
Being a woman who, in any significant way, deviates from the norm of what is considered "beautiful" or "feminine" is harder.
But there are times when you just want to look less intimidating/"manly," and that feels like the most efficient way to do it.