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2009
Jun 12th, 2009, 09:58 AM
What is your opinion of it? Any preferences? Any experiences?

I'm about 172cm tall (around 5"8) and am starting to get self-conscious about my height (i think its a perfectly good height, but i've been getting lots of comments lately about how i'm quite tall for an asian girl)

I'm also into this guy who's about a cm shorter than me. I've never had any experiences with shorter guys... should I go for it? your thoughts?

moby
Jun 12th, 2009, 10:36 AM
Go for it. You're into him! It's not as though anyone is forcing you to like a guy who's shorter than yourself.

As it stands, short guys are at a disadvantage attracting people just because of their height. They don't need people who're actually attracted to them to overlook them for the same reason.

And besides, looks is just one small part of the overall equation, and height is just one small part of looks. :shrug:

If you're still concerned about the height difference, then remember that 1 cm is basically negligible.

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 12th, 2009, 11:15 AM
Maybe this will inspire some confidence for you....

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/06/10/article-1192162-054BD73E000005DC-400_468x753.jpg

(yes, that's Sophie Dahl and her husband Jamie Cullum)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1192162/Little-large-Why-Sophie-Dahl-Jamie-Cullum-think-height-difference-big-deal.html

You're never too tall to be in love :angel: :angel:

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 12th, 2009, 11:28 AM
I'm about 172cm tall (around 5"8) and am starting to get self-conscious about my height (i think its a perfectly good height, but i've been getting lots of comments lately about how i'm quite tall for an asian girl)

5' 8" is tall for an Asian... if you are a Japanese. ;)

At the moment, a tall Asian girl is defined as 5' 10".

2009
Jun 12th, 2009, 01:59 PM
nah I'm korean actually. and the pic of sophie dahl n her guy. it kinda looks like she's walking her son.. :tape: :lol:

Rerun
Jun 12th, 2009, 02:02 PM
date him, but wear mocassins :p not a big deal, in Italy they are extremely fashion :cool:

hdfb
Jun 12th, 2009, 02:28 PM
172cm is a good height. You don't want to be too short and a lot of asian guys now exceed 172cm for sure. I hope my sister can reach your height.

TheBoiledEgg
Jun 12th, 2009, 02:30 PM
money money money talks ;)
Bernie Ecclestone + wife (is it ex now ?)

http://www.flagworld.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/bernie-slavica-ecclestone.jpg

Sam L
Jun 12th, 2009, 03:11 PM
I don't get the appeal of taller women. Okay, I get the appeal - they can look hot. But I don't think I can do a long term relationship thing with someone with a significant height difference.

1 cm is nothing. I'm 170cm. Hello 2009! :wavey: I've only met a couple of Asian girls taller than me. And when they're taller than me they're significantly taller like 180cm or something.

You're definitely above average for an Asian girl.

stevos
Jun 12th, 2009, 03:54 PM
The guy I'm seeing now is like 6'2", I'm like 6'4". But he's the top!
LOL

I don't know if that's relevant or not, but in some ways I think people would assume I would be.
Not sure what is the best thing in straight relationships though.

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 12th, 2009, 04:01 PM
The guy I'm seeing now is like 6'2", I'm like 6'4". But he's the top!

Er.... you're a guy or a gal? :eek:

stevos
Jun 12th, 2009, 04:15 PM
I think there were very many references to homosexual life up there ("he's a top!", "I don't know how it works in straight relationships") to infer that I am a guy.

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 12th, 2009, 05:29 PM
I think there were very many references to homosexual life up there ("he's a top!", "I don't know how it works in straight relationships") to infer that I am a guy.

Sorry, I am not really knowledgeable about homosexual relationships :lol:

The Dawntreader
Jun 12th, 2009, 05:38 PM
Women and girls in general seem to be getting taller, on a big scale in some cases too. Slightly off-topic but i remember there was this girl who was at least 3 years younger than me was at least 6'3. I joke not, and this was a girl of 16.

God knows how tall she'll grow:lol:

Vanity Bonfire
Jun 12th, 2009, 08:20 PM
Maybe this will inspire some confidence for you....

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/06/10/article-1192162-054BD73E000005DC-400_468x753.jpg

(yes, that's Sophie Dahl and her husband Jamie Cullum)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1192162/Little-large-Why-Sophie-Dahl-Jamie-Cullum-think-height-difference-big-deal.html

You're never too tall to be in love :angel: :angel:

You'd think given that she was a model she would have some dress sense, but no. His suit is just as awful.

Barrie_Dude
Jun 12th, 2009, 11:41 PM
What is your opinion of it? Any preferences? Any experiences?

I'm about 172cm tall (around 5"8) and am starting to get self-conscious about my height (i think its a perfectly good height, but i've been getting lots of comments lately about how i'm quite tall for an asian girl)

I'm also into this guy who's about a cm shorter than me. I've never had any experiences with shorter guys... should I go for it? your thoughts?By Even by American standards, that is bordering on tall for a woman. But I would not worry about it. If you are comftrable with yourself, others will be as well.

Kart
Jun 12th, 2009, 11:52 PM
I've never had any experiences with shorter guys... should I go for it?
Is he rich?

iWill
Jun 12th, 2009, 11:55 PM
The guy I'm seeing now is like 6'2", I'm like 6'4". But he's the top!
LOL

I don't know if that's relevant or not, but in some ways I think people would assume I would be.
Not sure what is the best thing in straight relationships though.

I'm rather tall too about 6ft5 I can't lie and say I don't prefer to date a tall person not taller than me but someone that is 5ft 10+ is a plus for me. But I am the top so I guess thats why its not weird.... lol

MomentumGT
Jun 13th, 2009, 12:09 AM
I've dated women that were taller than me. I'm 5'5" with my shoes on and I've dated girls upwards to 5'10" and no shoes and I was fine with it. She was fine with it as well as she initiated the relationship, but I was self conscious about our height differences. LOL. If you're cool with it I say go for it, 1cm is nothing.

-Jon

Sally Struthers
Jun 13th, 2009, 12:47 AM
Is he rich?

Kart, you always know the right questions to ask :worship:

Dandy_Warhol
Jun 13th, 2009, 02:50 PM
Is he rich?

clever and practical question :yeah:

The Witch-king
Jun 13th, 2009, 08:33 PM
I always find it kind of freaky when i see a tall guy with a short girl... It's like he's with a child. Ew.
1 cm is hardly anything is it?

Elske
Jun 14th, 2009, 12:32 AM
I'm 1m82 (yes I'm a girl), my ex girlfriend was only 1m58. Quite a difference and lots of people laughed about it, but I didn't care..

miffedmax
Jun 14th, 2009, 08:46 PM
One of my best friends is a guy who's 5'7" and his wife is 5'11" (not sure how that translates) and they've been happily married for nearly 20 years with two lovely children. Yeah, at 1 cm most people may not even notice. So go for it. If you really like each other, you've got nothing to lose and everything to gain.

I like tall women myself. My ex is 5'11" and most women I've dated have been at least 5'8". (I'm about 6'2 or so).

Ryan
Jun 14th, 2009, 08:57 PM
What is your opinion of it? Any preferences? Any experiences?

I'm about 172cm tall (around 5"8) and am starting to get self-conscious about my height (i think its a perfectly good height, but i've been getting lots of comments lately about how i'm quite tall for an asian girl)

I'm also into this guy who's about a cm shorter than me. I've never had any experiences with shorter guys... should I go for it? your thoughts?



GO FOR IT. I'm 5'8" myself, and most of my girlfriends have been taller by an inch or so. :shrug: I don't mind dating girls taller than me, but IMO you should be able to make eye contact pretty comfortably. :lol: I won't crane my neck up to see you, and you shouldn't have to look down down down on a dude either. ;)

Height is only an issue if one of the people is really self conscious about it.