But hey, that’s cold comfort when women are putting “six feet tall, minimum” in their dating profiles and your friends all call you “Short Round”.
The thing is, as with many other masculine insecurities, this is predominantly in our heads. Worse, I’m the shortest of all my friends who range from 5’1o” on the short side, to 6’7″ on the tall side.
You watch women – even women who’re around pass you by to date taller men. But you know what’s unattractive on aspect of your life.
Society tends to equate height with masculinity and power; when you are lacking in one, you feel that people assume you’re lacking in the others as well. It bleeds into your body language and into the way you talk and relate to others.
The old saw about how vertical stripes is based on this idea.
The stripes encourage your eye to follow them up and down, which creates the impression of height while your eyes want to follow horizontal stripes to the side, creating width.
One of the mistakes that short men make is that they dress in ways that First and foremost: embrace monochrome.
It’s the way that you can make people focus on present.
Look, I get it: you’ve been getting Oompa Loompa jokes since forever.
You’ve been called midget, Tiny Tim, Grumpy and all the other names.
You may think that you’re hiding it like the professional poker-player you could be, but in reality, that sour attitude is shining off you like an especially greasy halo.
potential attraction, no matter how awesome you may be otherwise. The more you let your height (or lack thereof) bother you, the less attractive you get.
This is one of the benefits of suits – the uniform color scheme helps create a unified silhouette.