Tall intimidating

In a society where there are ideals of femininity and masculinity, it can be difficult for individuals who don't fit neatly into those boxes.

Super-smarty Chelsea Clinton got plastic surgery before she entered the work world. And while I haven’t taken my own advice, I do find myself pinching and pulling at my nose to see what it would look like after a $10,000 investment. Before you take out a loan to straighten your nose, maybe you should just start thinking like a tall person.

Being good-looking means having the right mix of a lot of things, and for you, being tall might be the final keystone to hold it all in place. Fast Company has the answer: over 6’3″ for men and over 5’9″ for women, which, by the way, makes me half-an-inch into the land of the tall.) Tall people make $789 more per inch per year, and are 90% more likely to ascend to the CEO chairs of Fortune 500 Companies, according to Arianne Cohen, author of The Tall Book.

It's hard to ignore something as obvious as height, especially if it makes a person stand out.

While some people find that their height doesn't impact dating at all, others may feel that it allows for judgment, fetishization, and stereotyping.

It is quite uncommon to see overweight tall women; it is more common to see short women with extra fat.

Yes, focusing on what's inside is more important — but that's easier said than done.

Kevin: I'm not one to complain about being short, because once you realize you can shop in the children's section and climb on top of things to get to out-of-reach objects, you're pretty much on a level playing field with the rest of the world. I think a lot of guys fetishize the height gap and say things like, "I'm so into you because you're so short," or "It's really hot knowing that I could lift you up in bed," etc.

Or guys can also be completely dismissive once they see me in person and say, "You seem much taller in your photos" or "I didn't realize how short you were until you got off that stool." I recently had one guy actually look over my head to see if the person he was meeting was someone else besides me. But of course in a completely contradictory way, I'm usually attracted to men who are much, much taller than I am.

There might be no scientific data to back this up; it's just the way things are. When asking do guys like tall girls, we have to admit that men just love women with long legs.

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