Short guy dating short girl
Thanks to the patriarchy, faux-evolutionary arguments and racial bias, when it comes to romantic preferences, it’s irresponsible to simply throw our hands up in the air and say, “Well, it is what it is,” or, “I can’t help what I like.” There are serious implications below the surface.
To be bigger than men is to worry that you’ll turn them off.”For many of us, it isn’t just about height.But the Jonas-Chopra height debate reenergized me, so I decided to email a few of my friends on both ends of the height spectrum to see how being tall (or not) has affected their love lives (or not).Most folks were very eager to talk about it, because as my friend Anna (5’10’) said, “I am fairly certain that my experience of being a tall woman — even prior to meeting/dating/marrying my shorter-than-me husband — is probably fairly representative of literally anyone who doesn’t fit any one person’s average, stereotypical picture of what a woman should look like.And maybe we just end up missing a lot of great opportunities with great people.”That’s exactly why, in an effort to bring as many great people my way, I’ve decided to stay open.Not just when it comes to someone’s height, but to all the arbitrary expectations we put on dating.I decided not to hold that against all short men however, because I am as benevolent and admirable as I am leggy, and also, I decided that in a world where finding someone who checks off all of your boxes is hard enough, why discount someone for something they can’t control?
Since then I’ve flirted, kissed and dated a whole variety of men and women of different heights.
” into the universe, but when you decide to layer on the thing that you were teased about or absorbed from pop culture as being unattractive, it can get downright terrifying.
And while I support honesty in dating, “I’m an INFP who instinctively stands in the backs of photos and will fly into a blind rage if a stranger asks about basketball” feels like a bit too much for a Bumble bio.
It’s also why I’ve decided to not let bad experiences hollow out my desire to share joy with someone, or to not let the fear of being looked at funny if I find a partner that doesn’t “match” keep me from letting myself fall into something good. ) Jonas is 5’7” and Priyanka Chopra is 5’5”, but best of luck on your love journey, you crazy, similarly-sized kids.
As contrary as the notion is to everything we know about the universe, there was a point in my life where I understood what it was like to be a Justin — be it of the Timberlake or Bieber variety.
If you’re tuned into the world of celebrity romances, you have probably heard the news that Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are engaged after a short courtship.