Recently, a colleague of mine, a successful psychologist in her mid-30s, confided in me about an ongoing problem she faces in her dating life: She feels that she’s simply too tall for most men, standing at almost six feet.
The issue she struggles with is the same issue many other tall women deal with as they look for a good romantic partner.
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And not even just in a sexytime way — when you're drunk as shit no one can help you, especially not your female friends.
You can rarely be lifted up/carried/thrown down onto the bed.
Everyone else can borrow each other's stuff because they're in that 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6 sweet spot. Friends and family buying you larger sizes than you actually wear just because you're "so tall! At least I can use these pants as a tent next time I camp. That awkward period where you feel clunky and mannish next to all of your friends.
Jacket sleeves and long-sleeved shirts are too short.
Sharing a dorm bed with a guy in college, both of your feet sticking off the end of the bed, was a sleepless nightmare. Any time you are on a road trip, plane, or any mode of transportation where the person in front of you can "recline," it becomes the Worst Trip in the World.
When it comes to twin beds, you basically have the same problems as a guy. You must then give them lots of sex as you now owe your confidence to them. Boys were comically shorter than you until the end of high school. Try to slow-dance to Shaggy's "Wasn't Me" with a kid whose forehead barely clears your teeny boobs. Worrying whether a Tinder/OKCupid/miscellaneous blind date is shorter than you (or lying about his height on his profile) and not knowing for sure until you get there. Pants always fit your waist/legs but not the long way. And then you show up and he's 5-foot-5 and you have three tequila shots immediately and end up puking in the bathroom of a Wendy's, not that I ever did this a few summers ago and there is still vomit in my hair probably. Having (shorter) friends judge you for caring about dating people taller than you. You didn't give that guy a chance just because he's 5-foot-5? Before ankle-length skinny jeans were in style — when bell-bottoms and boot cuts were "the jeans," this was a real bitch and a half. You have bad posture from trying to appear shorter in your younger and more self-conscious days. " asks your 5-foot-3 friend who is dating a 6-foot-3 guy. Which is fine in warm weather, because rolled-up sleeves are adorable, but the winter sucks.