Dating really short men
While he could easily be mistaken for a teenage boy, he carried himself like a man.
We love them, we hate them, and sometimes we date them. But even me — a gal of 5 feet and 4 inches — has problems. When you're out in public and people look at you, you wonder if they're thinking that you're a girl with a short boyfriend.
In my work with women, I’ve found that there are two basic reasons why most women won’t date a short man: Some women will feel nervous about being too big, telling themselves they’ll look smaller if they’re with a bigger guy; others simply want the knight in shining armor, and they need a man to live up to a fantasy image of masculinity and size, telling themselves that a bigger man is also automatically emotionally stronger, too.
When I first met Rick he had the confidence and swagger of a 6 foot man – only he was 5 foot 2.
He had ripped muscles, so he looked like one of those short, heavyweight wrestlers from the movies. Here are 11 very real truths about dating a guy who is shorter than you. Him: “But babe, you look so sexy in high heels.”Me: “I know, but they're so painful and annoying.”What you're really thinking is, “F*ck no.Still, he was sweet, funny and treated me with respect. I always said, “You will never EVER catch me with a guy shorter than 5 foot 11.” A tall man wasn’t just a necessity, it was a prerequisite; and I had my own thoughts and judgements regarding dating a shorter man. He made me laugh, we had good conversation and he treated me like a lady.Within weeks, his charms, good looks and our laughter led to a relationship.Men and women both fall prey to the (remarkably persistent) myth that sexual attraction works on auto-pilot, as if we are all preprogrammed to be attracted to the ones who captivate our attention. The type of person you’re attracted to depends largely on your beliefs. My client, Alexis, comes from the most machismo family I can imagine, full of firefighters, Marines, and gobs of Old Spice. In Alexis’ family, she was the only daughter and the men in her family were brawny and tough.She is one of my clients who has never dated a short man, and she has no intention to ever date one.