I just didn’t think my height was an issue until I researched it. Writing all these articles on being Asian, short, and introverted has made me somewhat insecure. I guess I’m totally late again, or perhaps I simply forgot about this issue, or maybe I’ve just been too busy living my life...
We all have fallen prey to the relationship check list—perfect teeth, thick hair, 6 feet or taller.
"It was something obvious of course, but I didn't really think twice about it.
He wouldn’t dance with me at the school dance, he wouldn’t kiss me behind a cabin at camp; they all just seemed really skilled at walking away quickly whenever I’d make an awkward attempt at conversation. I wished I could be shorter so that these objects of my affection would pick me for once!
My mom said I embarrassed her by bringing an Asian girl to prom, she says she is not going to help me with my college expenses.
The term “Heightism“ was made popular by the Second Barnhart Dictionary of New English‘s wide reaching audience in 1971 and now is a household phrase most short men have heard. If a woman is taller than them, they won’t date them. We dated for a couple of months and things simply didn’t work out. How confident am I that you’ll find the women of your dreams? If am man’s initial conversation is about how tall I am, and he’s full of questions about why I wear heels, and he’s seems preoccupied with my height – or his lack thereof – I keep it moving. don’t appreciate you as much, or they just want sex.
Today I thought it would be a fun topic to discuss about women dating short guys. The same applies to women dating short guys as well. Some people love chocolate; some people love vanilla. Since, I have sworn tall guys, anyone over 6’0″ off!! There may be some truth to that, but as a woman who is 5’7″, I want to literally “look up” to a man, and not down or sideways.