7 Reasons You Should Date Guys Who Are Shorter Than You

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Before you roll your eyes and sigh because I sound just like that stereotypical looks-are-the-only-thing-that-matter kind of guy, hear me out. Attraction is physical, emotional, relational, intellectual, and maybe even spiritual for some. Sure, a man wants to be with someone he finds physically attractive, but I think we all do. The problem comes when we feel that someone values our looks more than our personality or intellect or any other more substantial characteristic. Now I will concede that the first level of attraction that most guys recognize is physical beauty.

All product was carefully curated by an Esquire editor. We may earn a commission from these links. So as a result of all means, gentlemen, go forth after that ignore society's small-minded trivialities. The at the outset question most strangers ask me is How tall are you? First off: Yes, I have. Which makes me weird. The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male affiliate. In one surveyabout half of collegiate men required their date to be shorter, while a monstrous nine of every ten women said they would only date a taller man. After that online, it's even more brutal: Women can calculate how tall they are in their highest heels, add a few inches for good measure, after that then filter out men who accident below that sum.