(When one friend narrowed her Ok Cupid search to men taller than six feet and then complained about a boring date with some guy built like an NBA player, I laughed in her face.) Here's how I figure it: If a man is comfortable with the fact that I'm taller, he's also likely to be comfortable with the fact that I'm competitive and outgoing and career-oriented. To think of a world with all these new, gorgeous options.If you won't do it for yourself, try it for my sake.potential attraction, no matter how awesome you may be otherwise. The more you let your height (or lack thereof) bother you, the less attractive you get.A shitty attitude, whether angry and aggressive or defeated and negative, will nuke any chance of sex or love faster than telling them that you eat live puppies. A short man with confidence is far more attractive than a tall guy without it. The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male partner.Of course the ability to search for people who meet our criteria is part of the appeal of online dating.You’ve been called midget, Tiny Tim, Grumpy and all the other names.You watch women – even women who’re around pass you by to date taller men. But you know what’s unattractive on aspect of your life.
But my height has only been as much of a problem as I’d let it be.I'd really appreciate if we could all stop asking "How tall are you? Short men are screwed when it comes to dating, right?Society tends to equate height with masculinity and power; when you are lacking in one, you feel that people assume you’re lacking in the others as well. It bleeds into your body language and into the way you talk and relate to others.You may think that you’re hiding it like the professional poker-player you could be, but in reality, that sour attitude is shining off you like an especially greasy halo.