It’s ironic because when I was younger, I told myself I wanted my husband to be taller than me.That became a challenge when I was taller than most of the boys my age in high school and college.Not quite sure how to break the ice with a long-legged cutie?If you have your eyes on a taller woman but your insecurities are getting the best of you, it’s time to face your fears.While there were never any laws or fear of violence to the magnitude of the aforementioned groups restricting shorter men from marrying or dating whoever they pleased, society's insistence of strictly adhering to gender norms meant and still mean that both parties involved, a taller woman and shorter man would receive constant public scrutiny and ridicule.Just look at Tom Cruise and media coverage of his marriages.It’s stated more as an observation with an implied question behind it of, “How do you handle that?
Society currently has this idea that if you are a short man, you are doomed to be perpetually single and deal with mediocre relationships at best. According to television shows, movies and even blogs, 'perfection' begins at or near 6 feet.
I got so used to people being a little shorter than me that I stopped noticing. I always let people in on a little secret: I find taller people intimidating simply because I’m not used to it! I’m used to scrunching down in photos to make myself more level with my friends.
Sometimes in our pictures Josh looks taller than me, and it always happens by accident (or habit).
But it's particularly hard to ignore one asset — a woman's height.
Every guy has his own preferences, and these influence whom he dates.