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Why makes short women more attractive than tall or average height women?

Why makes short women more attractive than tall or average height women? Topic: Case studies news
July 17, 2019 / By Webster
Question: Studies show that men over 6'0" are rated as being the most attractive by women which isn't surprising but men preferred women that were 4'11" to 5'2" even the taller men. Why is this? I thought men liked tall women (supermodels, actresses). Sources http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2190461.stm (BBC news, 2002) http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn2667 (New Scientist magazine, 2002) http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1691114 (the actual paper by Dr Daniel Nettle) http://www.journals.royalsoc.ac.uk/content/p6ecjtc1m43ft4wc/ (another similar study)
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Salathiel Salathiel | 4 days ago
I guess because these men want to feel dominant -- it's more common and socially "fitting" to see a couple with the male being the taller of the two. Height really is of no huge issue to me; she can be on the tall side or the short side -- as long as she isn't an abnormal giant towering over me, or a dwarf. She can be from 4'11" to 5'11" for me.
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Salathiel Originally Answered: Why are short women cute and adorable but tall women are giants with big hands and feet?
Being a 5 foot ten girl I am offended and wanted to say that guys have difference preferences. Some like short and some like tall women. Sure short women are cute and feminine, but that doesn't mean tall women are ugly and masculine. They are more elegant, mature and have longer more slender legs and tend to be less overweight. Being a tall girl, I have hooked up with many tall attractive guys and do get male attention. Look at the Victoria's Secret angels! They are all at least 5 foot 8 and men DROOL over them. Look at women like Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima! Some of the most beautiful and most desired women in the world! So please think before you say short women are cute and feminine while tall women are "masculine". You can't trust everything you read on the internet.

Murray Murray
Clearly I can't speak for all men, but visually I absolutely prefer the 4'11" - 5'2" women. I couldn't name a supermodel or, come to think of it, an actress that is considered 'hot', but then, we don't own a television.
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Kennedy Kennedy
Short women aren't more attractive than tall women. It's all about proportion (in my opinion). I don't feel like reading those studies or papers. All I know is that, from my own experience, my tall female friends find it no more difficult to get dates than my shorter female friends. In fact the taller women that I know might even be getting more attention from males than the short females...
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Hizkijah Hizkijah
most guys don't want someone who makes them feel smaller than what they are. Even if the girl is only 150 lbs but 6'5" she would make me feel smaller than what I am. I think it is a subconscious thing though. We don't make the decision to be attracted to a girl, it just happens that we are or we aren't. I would feel comfortable around someone what was about an inch less than me, or shorter. (now that I think about it) Interesting though.
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Elvin Elvin
Personally the whole person has to be attractive, I'm 6'2 and have dated women whom are shorter than me and my height, it all depends on the person.
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Elvin Originally Answered: Not a tall or handsome guy - not a chance with women?
okay, you know what? i'm not going to lie. women do prefer taller men. but not because of what you think. (i.e. the physicality) i have tried to date short men - loved one, would have married him, and yes, he was hot (face, body, etc.) and maybe one of the best ever in bed. but you know what ruined it? him. he had a (pardon the cliche) short man's complex. and you, my dear, are in serious proximity of developing one unless you get some confidence and realize that the right woman is out there for you - you just haven't met her. and chances are, she may be below the "league" you are aiming for. tall men are more confident. short men - when they feel threatened - turn into total douches. i've noticed short men get weird around taller men and start being jerks to the taller men for no reason at all. when short men feel in power because they are dating a good woman and start getting an ego, they take all their little short man anger out on the woman who loves them. obviously these are gross stereotypes - but i've seen case after case after case. i've dated both tall and short, and taller men are sooooo much nicer to women. they don;t hit below belt. they don't threaten (or even consider...) going to a prostitute (seriously, those women are usually enslaved or psychologically damaged - how sick are these men who take advantage of such circumstances for a quick lay???) i don't mean to be cruel. i have met some short men with the BEST personalities that will win over any woman. and really, its about making a girl feel small, cute, and dominated. Tall men can do that better. Short men make girls feel fat (since we are always so worried about being fat) if we weigh as much or more than you, it sucks. so go for the shorter girls. and as far as the 5'4" girls wanting taller men than you - those girls are bitches. honestly. I'm 5'6" and wouldn't mind dating a 5'9" man. those girls had issues. it wasn't you, seriously. don't worry your head about that one. Just make sure you dress nice (i.e. collared shirt, european style, etc.) have a stylish haircut (don't go to a barber), and don't make comments about women (like the prostitute joke) - these things are quickly picked up on by us and avoided at all costs.

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