As a tall woman , if you limit yourself to only dating taller men, you shrink your potential dating pool by about 80 percent or more. As tempting as it is to make height a hard-and-fast requirement, doing so really sells yourself, and a lot of great guys…well, short. That's not to say that dating shorter men won't invite the occasional awkward moment. Societal stereotypes dictate that in heterosexual romantic partnerships, a man should be bigger and taller than his female partner. While open-minded, kind people know that size is hardly an indication of compatibility, you might encounter jokes or comments that are in completely poor taste.
Would you date a guy shorter than you?
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It was a year after college, and the person asking me that was a guy I had just started casually dating. He actually was a couple inches taller than me, but the question caught me off guard. It was as if he had peeped in on my mental conversation earlier that afternoon, when I was debating whether I should wear wedges or flats. Years before this, I went to an all-female high school, which meant that if there were going to be boys present at a dance, we had to invite them.
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I know many an otherwise open-minded woman who swears that she would never date someone shorter than she is, and I used to count myself among them. So much for that deal-breaker. One study in the U.