Dating very tall men
Psychologists from the Universities of Liverpool and Central Lancashire set out to gain a better understanding of height discrimination, a tendency that has influenced male-male competition since the beginning of human history.
But heightism is not confined to ego battles between men.
While men might see taller women as more conventionally attractive — and even more intelligent — than shorter women, men find the latter to be “more nurturing and likely to be better mothers.”According to Dobson, “men believed that shorter women were more considerate, nurturing and homely.”This conclusion could come an initial belief that short women are not intimidating.
Many shorter men have to conquer the fear of dating women who are taller than they are.
Whenever I think of a tall woman, I almost always picture Uma Thurman or Maria Sharapova — tall, blonde, alpha females. And while I wouldn’t expect every tall woman to be as strong-willed as the two I just mentioned, stature indicate personality.
Simon Chu, who was involved in the study, explained.That said, it would be wrong to deny that individual guys have their own preferences.While some dudes might not even include height when considering the qualities they desire in a woman, others put a great deal of emphasis on how their potential partners measure up (pun intended).Many men might find taller women more imposing — and smaller women more inviting.In a Daily Mail report, researchers suggest “small women with long legs” are empirically the most attractive "type."According to the man behind the claim, Dr.