Girls dating guys shorter than them coming off too strong dating

But while women say they have a "type"—they love bearded gingers or get off on guys in glasses—they don't filter out man who doesn't meet those specific physical criteria. It's a sweeping prejudice masquerading as sexual preference.

When one guy changed his height on his Ok Cupid profile from his actual 5'4" to an average 5'9", his response rate nearly doubled.

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And, would you ever date a guy who is shorter than you?

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To be bigger than men is to worry that you'll turn them off.

Webb found that it isn't just men lying about their height online, women do, too—to appear shorter. I've taken to giving my whiskey a single swirl, looking down my nose and saying slowly, "You are boring me. You would never walk up to a woman and open with, "What's your bra size?

Let me explain., Amy Webb's memoir about online dating, she confesses she felt she needed a man who was at least five-ten.

(Webb is five-six, making that requirement just one inch shy of the eight-percent average.) "I wanted someone to overpower me, who could wrap his entire body around me in a hug, but who could also throw me down on a bed and ravish me," she writes.

) and you think twice before rocking your 5-inch stilettos, but that's only if you let the whole height thing get to you.

I once dated a shorter guy and the only person who seemed aware of our height difference was me.

Sure, some guys have a complex about it and I get it—that would be seriously annoying to deal with.

But if a man is vertically challenged and otherwise awesome, what's the biggie? Like if 70 percent of guys said they wouldn't date a girl because she was anything less than a C-cup or didn't have naturally shiny hair (I'd be screwed on both counts, BTW). Frankly, I'm impressed that short guys haven't banded together to protest our prejudice.

The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male partner.

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