Dating really tall women

This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.Together, they cited information from 12 references. Not in a creepy, "watching from across the street with binoculars" kind of way. There’s probably a pretty minimal height difference between us, so things like holding hands or hugging or cuddling in bed are natural. Recently, a colleague of mine, a successful psychologist in her mid-30s, confided in me about an ongoing problem she faces in her dating life: She feels that she’s simply too tall for most men, standing at almost six feet.The key for very tall women is to figure out which men are open to dating a very tall woman, and which ones are not.

When we talk about tall women, there’s what many people think of as ‘sexy-tall,’ the range of height where women are, say, 5’8” or 5’9”.

What’s more, many very tall women engage in a range of behaviors to diminish the impact of their height in order to appeal more to men.

For some, they rarely wear heels – even if they like doing so; for others, they may make self-deprecating comments about their height in a defensive effort to fit in with what men want.

He’s not needed for any “tall stuff.” There’s no reason to have us come into the kitchen to get the jar of peanut butter on the top shelf or unload the dishwasher. In fact, she might be a little bit taller, which is great for us and our need for top-shelf peanut butter. There’s nothing wrong with a man wanting to be the little spoon too, and this way, you can both switch off on that role more comfortably.

Whoever started the myth that men don't like to be cuddled protectively like silverware is a bold-faced liar. Tall women can also make previously impossible positions totally possible, like standing positions. More of a totally consensual, "damn, your legs look phenomenal, and your graceful stride could inspire love songs and crap" kind of way. No one is smushing their face into the other person’s stomach or straining their arms reaching up for their partner’s hand.

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