Women care about height and for many short men who are looking for a wife that means either settling for one who is less attractive or not finding one at all.
There is a silver lining though: a short man who is able to establish himself economically could very well find that later in life he has a younger wife than his taller friends.
Along the way, we’ll see how people strategically fudge their height in order to seem more attractive.
This post is all about CMB’s straight members, but I will cover our gay members in the next post!
Many studies have found a link between how well men do economically and their height.
A recent German study, for example, found that for each additional standard deviation in height (an increase of about 7 cm) West German men are paid a 4% wage premium.
Or Get Rejected When Online Dating Despite all my questions, I jumped in, and I learned some truths and myths about what it’s really like to date a short man.The message many women send short men goes something like this: Yeah, sorry, but nothing you could say or do could ever give you a chance with me. For those of you who insist that you’re not attracted to short men, you should, at least, try to have a good reason why you’re not.Men and women both fall prey to the (remarkably persistent) myth that sexual attraction works on auto-pilot, as if we are all preprogrammed to be attracted to the ones who captivate our attention. The type of person you’re attracted to depends largely on your beliefs. My client, Alexis, comes from the most machismo family I can imagine, full of firefighters, Marines, and gobs of Old Spice. In Alexis’ family, she was the only daughter and the men in her family were brawny and tough.Within weeks, his charms, good looks and our laughter led to a relationship.But, could I really see myself in a long-term commitment with a man who only reached my shoulders when we stood side by side?