Dating a really attractive guy, find the good stuff
Even the people closest to you, who usually tell you what an amazing and beautiful girl you are, will frequently remind you just how lucky you are to go out with someone so handsome.
Get used to people telling you how good your beau looks in his new profile pic, or how they secretly perv over him at the gym.
Then I married a giant 6'7" man! I couldn't throw my arms around his neck.
And once you're laying down, height doesn't really matter! I once went out with a guy who was the closest thing to a living, breathing Adonis statue you can imagine.
At the same time, if a guy is as short or shorter than me it suggests to me he might have a growth issue. Going out with a really good looking guy is a lot like that. Then again I'm 5'3" so it doesn't matter as much I can still wear heels and be about his height.
But I do like height on a man.
He loves when I wear heels and doesn't have any problem being shorter. As the popular saying goes, even the Queen shits. There is something appealing about height, but the easy eye contact with short men is great and often the cuddling angles are comfier.
I sometimes feel uncomfortable wearing heels with him because the norm depicts women as having to be smaller than men. They often thereby have no idea how good looking they are.
I'm not one to date casually, so I figure that if my 5' self dates a short guy, and I were to have a son from said relationship, the poor child wouldn't have a chance.
The Napoleon Complex is real.
I'm a taller than the average girl 5'8" so it kinda sucked because it lessened my options, but height was a big thing for me and I never settled. But I wanted to know how other people — namely, female-identifying people who date Dating a really attractive guy — felt about the matter, so I polled the Revelist team, Twitter, and Facebook.
But it's not a turn-off is he's short, if that makes sense. Opinions were pretty split, which surprised me. We met up for our date and he definitely lied about his height — he was probably more like 5'2" It actually makes me feel a bit less secure, since I probably could not fend off a 6-foot guy.
I think it's totally in the attitude. I am not a shallow person.
When we were sitting at a table everything was normal, but walking next to each other definitely felt weird. So as usual, the problem is men.
A relationship is not a see-saw whereby the less attractive partner has to make-up for it by being exemplary in some other field to be equally balanced. People will make sure you know how lucky you are.
It made me feel awkwardly self-conscious.