Dating adds of women with height and weight
They felt internet dating and the categorisation it invites, or the box-checking that goes on, had limited their chance for success.'A few of the shorter men asked me for my height - and were relieved to find I was only 5ft 7in. I know that rules out half the male population, but it's really important to me to feel enveloped and protected by a man.One told me he had repeatedly been matched with tall girls only for them to reject him when they found out he was 5ft 9in - which is actually 'I am 5ft 6in and wouldn't ever consider dating a man shorter than me. The feeling of having a tall man wrap his arms around me makes me feel safe - it reminds me of feeling protected by my father.There is also something to be said about being able to wear shoes with high heels and still being shorter.I also want to be able to hug him with my arms reaching up and around his neck,’ said a woman in the study who is 5ft 3in tall.I don't want to date someone who is a giant, but they have to be at least the same height as me, and that's non-negotiable.In the economy of heterosexual online dating, where thumbs wield the ultimate power over a person's love life, height appears to be an immensely valuable currency.What are the chances that the remaining few who are as tall or taller than me (I am 6ft 4in in heels) are going to be of interest?
‘They told me that it was a reaction to the remarks what they described as 'the majority' of girls made on their profiles – “must be over 6ft”, or “I like wearing heels so you’d better be tall”.
He said this made him feel "ruled out, disbarred and dismissed" over an attribute he had no influence over.
"I once asked: 'wouldn't it be equally inappropriate and arbitrary for me to ask you your cup size?
"I really only swiped right if the guy looked taller than me," says Maahs.
"If his height wasn't written in his bio, I'd still eyeball it based on his pictures and generally only swiped right on guys that looked taller than me." Emma Lumley, 5ft7, says she only swipes right on men over 6ft1.