For chrissakes, I'm talking about , Amy Webb's memoir about online dating, she confesses she felt she needed a man who was at least five-ten.
(Webb is five-six, making that requirement just one inch shy of the eight-percent average.) "I wanted someone to overpower me, who could wrap his entire body around me in a hug, but who could also throw me down on a bed and ravish me," she writes.
I freaks me out because I love skipping, and I can't do just because of this?
Lemme tell you one thing, as I mentioned above the starter women who stand out by not having it as a criteria will accept such men, they'd be lucky to have such women because, women who can execute their thinking in finding a life partner would do it in every field, she won't think about definitions by society which is a very good thing.
This was a far smaller percentage than expected by chance, showing that there is some selective preference for taller men.
It is also noted that height is a “masculine” characteristic.
Taller men may be seen as more dominant and assertive (Melamed, 1992).
Of course the ability to search for people who meet our criteria is part of the appeal of online dating.
If it holds true that shorter men don’t have as many dating opportunities, if nothing else, I think shorter men would try harder to be funny, caring, empathetic, honest, hardworking — and just be a gentleman.
In that case, the rationale might be that they are more loyal.” Short men , “The female preference for tall partners may present an increased risk of desertion or cuckoldry (paternity by another male) to shorter men.” But, Au notes, the historical and even evolutionary preference for taller men may be misguided.
If you look at the couples around you, you find that most men are taller than their women.
This isn’t just a coincidence, nor it is it as simple as taller is better, although the research does show some preference for taller men.