Men why do you prefer short/petite girls over taller ones?

I mean generally speaking I always hear guys talk about how they like short girls. I’m 5’9 and pretty but I know I am around the same height as them since the average height is 5’8-5’9 in men. Is being close to a guys height a turn off or something?
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  • Only tall guys (6'1"/185 cm) and up talk about liking short girls the most, because to tall men and short women, tallness ALWAYS equals "masculinity" to them and shortness ALWAYS equals "femininity."

    Men why do you prefer short/petite girls over taller ones?

    The mediocre/median/blasé height of Western men is small AF. It is only 5'9.5"/176 cm. However, with most women, anything under 6'0"/183 cm is considered short/too short/unattractive/failure, regarding male height.

    Men why do you prefer short/petite girls over taller ones?

    So it's simple: Short men don't go after tall women because of the near-guarantee they'll get rejected. It's not that shorter men DISLIKE tall women; it's just that women IN GENERAL dislike shorter men.

    Men why do you prefer short/petite girls over taller ones?

    "Is being a guys height a turn-off or something?"

    Not at all... To men. To women... Any guy under six feet isn't attractive at all to them. It's a slight turn-off. And any man same height or shorter than the woman herself is an instant dealbreaker. And I'm guessing you, OP, feel the same way.

    Men why do you prefer short/petite girls over taller ones?

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  • I honestly don't think the height of a girl is a big deal for me. I'm 6'-"3" myself and have dated girls from 4'-11" to 6'-1" so for me it doesn't matter. I think there are so many variables to physical attraction and as long as she's pretty in my opinion and her body looks proportionate that's all that matters. I have to say though being tall myself, kissing shorter girls offers more challenges than taller girls... and there's a few more challenges in the sheets but they are all good problems to have!

    I think height is more of a thing for girls. I can't count how many girls have told me they were attracted to me partially because of my height.

Most Helpful Girls

  • People have different preferences. Usually men are attracted to women who are shorter than them and women are attracted to men who are taller than them. But I'm sure there are men out there who don't mind dating women who are the same height or taller than them. Some of them even like tall women. There's someone out there who will be attracted to you

  • The guy (around 6'1) I'm with tells me he likes long legs and I'm a small girl (5'3). It makes me feel a bit insecure. But he also tells me he likes the idea of "dominating" me because he's a lot bigger than me. His mistake is underestimated me because of my size. He's the one who getting dominated.

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  • I'm neutral.

  • Most of the girls I have dated were petite but I have dated a few woman who were around my height - 5' 9". I don't consciously look for shorter women but this is the result.

  • For me height is one of the last things I bother about with.

    I’ve dated between 5’1 and 6’2.

    it really only matters if we click or not

  • I'm 5ft 1 and I have dated 5ft 6 - 6ft 2. Everyone feels tall to me but the taller the better. Nothing better than a guy who can pick me up and throw me about in bed haha

  • I don't really know, I'm 6'1" and I prefer very short women, like 5'2"-5'4" can't tell you why I just do. I've dated taller women too but I just prefer short.

    • @donkeydan Yeah I understand. I don't mind a guy that's the same height as me but I'm more attracted to guys that are taller than me

    • @Cherry234 What is your height and what's your preferred height in a guy?

    • @donkeydan I'm 5'5 and I prefer 5'7-6'3

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  • Why is anything about attraction true? Why do women like taller men? It's just how it is. For me, I like a girl who is near my height. I'd take that over a super short girl any day. But as soon as a girl is taller than me, I feel weird. I don't know why, exactly, it just feels like an inversion and I don't like it. Maybe it's just because I'm so used to being taller than most women that it stands out when I'm not.

    However, I think height is less of a deal breaker for most men than it is for women.

    • I would date men my height or taller. I don't really mind it if they are the exact same height as me.

  • I don't. I've dated women who were petite, average height, slightly shorter than me, and taller than me. I'm 6 ft tall, so that covers the gambit.

  • No, on the contrary. I would prefer a woman my height, or something close. I am 5'8", with shoes on, and have had great times with woman my height, but have had great times with girls that were 4'10"

    Tome Cruise is not tall, and he was married to Nicole Kidman, who, I believe, was taller than him.

  • They are more maneuverable in bed. Giving them oral or mounting up Cowgirl.

  • because I feel like I'm dominating them more. Its a certain type of sexual gratification involved. I can manhandle them by throwing them over my shoulders and taking them places. A smaller girl can sit on my shoulders while we walk. And just the idea of my massive frame over her small from is arousing. Tallest girl I dated was 5'6 and shortest was 4'11 and I'm 6'3.

  • A similar reason to why women prefer tall guys over short ones. You see all the girls out there wanting a guy who's 6' minimum. Women like being shorter because it makes them feel feminine. Men like being taller because it makes them feel masculine.

  • It's individual choice. I like tall girls, I am 5'9 and like girls who having 5'2-5.8 height.

  • Men like to feel protective over women. That's how our brains work. It's easier to feel protective if your lady is much shorter than you. You will guard her :) But don't worry. If you have a nice personality, guys will date you no matter if you're short or tall

  • I dont. I prefer tall gigantic ones.
    https://i.imgur.com/jqi2Cg8.mp4

  • I don’t mind them being my height but it’s nice when they are a little shorter which most times they are since I’m 5’10” but sometimes they are taller and it would feel odd standing next to them or kissing

  • preferences etc

  • I never cared about height.

  • Personally I prefer short girls. I am 6' and my ex was 5'5

    • 5'5 is short? That's average height in most countries of the world :/

    • @Aquestion992 Yes but I mean short for me. It is 7 inches diference

    • But with heels? Lol

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  • Cause their fun, easy to pick up and honestly just better to tease. Plus more often than not shorter girls have better child baring hips. Plus their better to cuddle with to. I don't wanna date someone whose just skin and bones. I have seen tall thick women tho, its uncommon tho

  • Male ego is a fragile thing.

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