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Would you consider dating a man this height?

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Amazona24 Wed 05-Dec-18 13:55:26

A man who is 5,5". I'm quite small myself in 5,2". I mean I'm not shallow and it depends ultimately if they are a nice person but I just feel I had a niggle above someone being that short. I'm OLD and most of the decent men I've come across as shorter than the average height.
I'm preparing to be flamed but that's how I feel.

Ballbags Wed 05-Dec-18 13:56:48

No I wouldn't. I don't find short men attractive.

sonlypuppyfat Wed 05-Dec-18 13:57:03

As long as he's taller than you I don't see the problem

whatsthepointthen Wed 05-Dec-18 13:57:23

NOPE. I dont like short men.

MrsCar Wed 05-Dec-18 13:58:05

I prefer tall(er) men, but I wouldn't not date someone, just because he's only 5 ft 5 (I'm 5ft 3)

Miltonkeynesmummy Wed 05-Dec-18 13:58:19

Wouldn't bother me at all but then I'm married to a man who is 5'5 and is a brilliant husband 🤷‍♀️

NotUmbongoUnchained Wed 05-Dec-18 13:58:29

No i wouldn’t and I’m only 5ft!

hellsbellsmelons Wed 05-Dec-18 13:59:10

I'm 5ft 3" and no I would not.
Shallow? Yes.
But anything less than 5ft 7" is a no no for me.
I like to wear 3" heels when out and about and don't like a guy shorter than me.
No idea why though.
Maybe I need to rethink this as I'm having no luck with the taller ones!

Musti Wed 05-Dec-18 13:59:15

But you're even shorter?

5fivestar Wed 05-Dec-18 13:59:53

I think it should be illegal for you to date men over 5’8” you do not need the height thing ... I’m 5’10” I do

KeysHairbandNotepad Wed 05-Dec-18 13:59:54

It looks like you're looking for reasons to not date him , which probably means that you're simply not keen.

Racecardriver Wed 05-Dec-18 14:00:28

I have. I’m 5’10. Do bear in mind that you are also extremely short. A lot of taller men prefer not to date short women. Apparently it’s not uncommon for uhem mechanical issues to arise when there is a disparity in height anyway.

MadameJosephine Wed 05-Dec-18 14:00:43

Absolutely, I’d date him and see how we got on. He’s got more to offer than his height surely? If you get to know him and then don’t fancy him then that’s fine but if his height is the only thing then I wouldn’t let that put you off

Burlea Wed 05-Dec-18 14:00:55

How pathetic. He might be a great person and your dismissing him because of his height.

NotUmbongoUnchained Wed 05-Dec-18 14:01:12

5five I’m 5ft and my husbands 6ft4, when can you collect him? smile

Racecardriver Wed 05-Dec-18 14:01:15

@5star you do realise that you are allowed to date shorter men right?

BaronessBomburst Wed 05-Dec-18 14:02:35

I'm 5'6" and once had a boyfriend the same height. It was only odd in that his predecessor had been 6'4" so it took a bit of getting used to.
It didn't bother me in the slightest.

HRTpatch Wed 05-Dec-18 14:03:57

I am 6 feet and dh is 5 feet 8.
I am not insecure enough to require a hulking 6 feet 3 man.

Elfinablender Wed 05-Dec-18 14:04:17

Yeah, I have. I'm 5'5 and back when I was single, eons ago, I dated and "dated" guys the same height as me.

MadameJosephine Wed 05-Dec-18 14:04:24

One of my friends is about 5’10 with legs that go on forever. Always in heels. Her fiancé is about 5’6 ish. He’s also extremely clever, witty, funny, kind, generous and worships the ground she walks on.

BaronessBomburst Wed 05-Dec-18 14:05:46

@Racecardriver Yep. Inside leg measurements are key here....... grin

Ladominate14 Wed 05-Dec-18 14:06:43

Nope. I'm 5ft 3.

Theyprobablywill Wed 05-Dec-18 14:08:42

Yeah, don't date if you don't want to. After all there will be loads of men who won't touch you with a bargepole because you have a fat arse/mum tum/saggy tits/other visible 'flaw', so no reason why you shouldn't be chosey.

Plus leaves a bigger pool for us more discerning women.

CherryValance Wed 05-Dec-18 14:09:26

My husband is only about an inch taller than me (I'm taller in heels). I'm nearly 5'6". I really don't mind. Also kissing is easy!

KlutzyDraconequus Wed 05-Dec-18 14:10:11

And men think women are shallow... Can't understand why...

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