Tips dating shorter men
It was at the moment that I realized that I was as much of a culprit as any of them, I am a heightist!
(Urban Dictionary defines this as one who discriminates based on height).
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.
But it’s not the Upper Paleolithic, and I don’t need anyone to defend me from a saber-toothed cat; it’s 2016, and we know that femininity is a social construct.
Check it out now, I think he’ll only be leaving it up for another 24 hours or so.
And I’d hate for you to miss out on info this good. You’ll find out exactly if or when you should go in for the kiss...
So it kind of removes some of the issues surrounding dating short people.
Since coming to this realization, I have spent the last couple of days attempting to reason myself into the idea of dating shorter men, or at least being willing to consider it. As much as I love being tall (most of the time), it has provided me many challenges in life, and has become a very defining characteristic for me.
Here are a few of the key arguments for why this would be a good idea for me to take for a test drive. Dating has certainly been one of the biggest hurdles.
If two people make each other laugh and want to have sex all the time, who cares which one is more compact? Research suggests that short men do a larger share of the housework.
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.