Statistics and scientific studies back up this information too: Before I continue, I want to mention that I, a short man, have written a book specifically for short guys that WILL get you dates if you follow the directions: The studies confirm that dating as a short guy is hard mode.
Simply put, there are very few couples where the woman is taller. And, most women want to date a taller guy. What this means is that guys who are shorter than average have a much more limited pool of women to date at the start than their taller brethren.
It sucks knowing that a genetic factor over which you have no control can disqualify you from the start! The odds are stacked against you as a short man. Many short guys date beautiful women and get into long lasting and fulfilling relationships. Still, short guys have to work harder and be extra attractive compared to their taller friends.
This is because being tall is an indicator of attraction in and of itself. Tall guys have a built in advantage just for existing. Not only do I draw from my own experience, but also the science of dating and attraction. And, yes, these tips worked for them. Confidence Short guys often lack confidence or have trouble conveying it. It makes sense because short men are often bullied for something outside of their control height.
Yet, women love confidence. And, they find insecurity very unattractive. If you must vent, do it around guy friends or with your therapist. Whining and complaining are unattractive because they make you look weak and insecure. Second, develop confidence or fake it. David wrote an article, Hey Short Guys: How To Become Taller which explains ways shorter guys can come across as more dominant and confident, and therefore more attractive. Also this article explains the main factor women are looking for in a guy: If you want to be confident, then become a more excellent person.
Here are a few examples of confidence boosting activities: Every smart person emphasizes the traits that others prefer. Wear shoes with a heel, avoid clothes that make you look shorter like pleated pants. You might even want to consider buying lifts to put in your shoes when you go out.
However, only add about an inch or less, especially if you plan on taking them off around a girl or even friends. Look Your Best Being short is a dating disadvantage, but everyone has dating obstacles, even tall guys.
Lose weight, get in shape, dress fashionably, keep your hair by using anti-baldness medication, etc. They want to see how you react. Are these tests a huge pain? Yes, but all guys get them. Women use them to weed out the losers. Here is more on amused mastery. Do you think they get rejected for dates? Short men dating need to realize that they must raise their value or project it better.
Find a way to earn more money, become a manager or owner of a company, get insanely fit, learn to play an instrument well, etc. Tallness is a value. Short Guys Dating Online: Most dating sites list heights. And, women typically have, at least in theory, height standards. So, short dudes have two bad options.
They are honest and women immediately reject them based on a number before even seeing or engaging their profile.
The best choice is to meet women in person first. Have a witty profile. Send them messages that are funny and cocky. Also, add an inch or so to your height but no more. Maybe, but I promise you most of the women fudge their age and weight. If you are high value enough funny, charming, good-looking , women will forgive your height discrepancy when they meet you, if they even notice it at all.
Quit being so noble and play the game, short guys! Oh, and wear boots to get your closer listed height.