Celebrity tall women dating shorter men
I like Captain Planet." He claimed to be college educated, appeared to be attractive, used correct grammar, and had acceptable taste in music -- everything I usually require from an online suitor before I respond.However, his profile said he stands at an elfish 5-foot-5, while I am an Amazonian 5-foot-10. Dare I dodge OKCupid's arrow and ignore a potential soul mate, just because of his height?I love the look people give you when you walk into the room with a really beautiful 6-foot-6 girl," Maestas said, though he admitted, "It gets a little awkward when it comes to kissing, especially when you're at a formal event and she is wearing heels." Nearly half of men in the study indicated that their tallest acceptable date could be taller than them or their height (24 and 23 percent, respectively), while 53 percent required their date to be shorter than them.But a whopping 89 percent of women said the shortest person they would date would still have to be taller than them.David Frederick, co-author of the study and visiting professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, wrote in an email.
They then mailed a figure rating scale to the ad writers and asked them to specify both ideal body size and acceptable body sizes for partners.
Women with more traditional gender attitudes tended to be less willing to date short men (5-foot-6 or shorter), and men with similar attitudes reported they were less willing to date very tall women (those over 6 feet).
Gender differences in desire for a certain type of mate go beyond height and into other physical arenas.
"Women's cultural vision is being feminine, having a man big enough to make her feel protected.
Many women hold this stereotype to a point where it excludes a lot of people they might be interested in otherwise," said Dr.