I know height seems to be a big issue for women to the point of rejecting a guy merely because of it so, is 5'8 too small for most of you?
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i mean I like guys who are taller than that most of the time because I find it more attractive. even though I'm only 5'3, it just seems like 5'8 isn't that tall. it doesn't matter, I just like guys who are much taller, like around 5'11+ and those are the ones I usually date.
i don't think I speak for most women though, or else most men that height wouldn't have dates, which isn't the case. so clearly those men are getting girls from somewhere. so why the pity party? if height is your only issue, then there is no issue if thousands of women are dating men of that height.
its not an exclusive "hell no" I mean I've seen guys that height (and under, actually) who I would date if the cards were all right. I just prefer at least 5'10/5'11. I get a lot of attention from these huge guys though, a lot of them 6'0 and over. I don't get hit on by as many short guys. so maybe that happens to other short girls as well, and if so then obviously that's going to sway things too for many girls. short guys don't like me as much as the tall guys do anyway so they probably don't care.
btw, its usually never "merely" because of height. I can find a lot of reasons to not be with a lot of people. its not very often that you will be so special and awesome to me that height is your only flaw. lets not kid ourselves here lol that doesn't mean I wouldn't reject a guy because of height, but I have never been in the position where height was the only thing "wrong" with him. it may be the main reason but I may not be attracted to him much in general, we may not click perfectly, he may have a personality flaw that I could do without, etc. height is a big factor for me but it has never, thus far, been the sole reason for rejecting or even dating someone. tall guys rock my world, but simply being tall has never been the only reason I would date someone. lets be realistic and not drown irrationally in our own self-pity.
if it makes you happy I know this one guy who's not even 5'8 who I would date if the stars were aligned or the situation was right for both of us. he's probably like 5'5/5'6 and it doesn't matter because he is gorgeous. I would do so many dirty things to that man lol he's intelligent, I like his personality, etc. but its just not happening right now because the circumstance isn't right so there you go.0