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Don't listen to other people, other people can be stupid. It doesn't matter if you're below 6 feet or if a woman thinks you're short but you aren't. You clearly know what you are, 5'11 isn't exactly tall, but its not short either, average. I agree this height bullshit is totally a woman thing and its dumb, but smart women that are worth it aren't like that.
lol I made the whole thing up as a satire, I thought it was obvious. I'm actually 5'8 and never felt "short" or had problems with women. But height preference is not exactly dumb either, there is very good evolutionary reason for women preferring tall men. Of course bigger man is potentially better protector than smaller one. So dismissing women as "stupid" for preferring tall men is just a lie to make short men feel better. It's like saying to a kid "you are not fat, you just have big bones".
It's so funny how my satire and MCheetah's real rent sound so similar :D Except he sounds more sarcastic and satire-like than I did, but he's dead serious :D
Height is never relative. Thats not how it works. It goes by the average height. In about 80 - 90% of the world the average for men is at least 5'2 and 5'7 for women and men respectively. I definitely think that women under 5'2 and men under 5'7 are definitely short without a doubt
Lol it’s 100% relative. In India a tall guy would be very short in Denmark as simple as that.
No its never relative. If you mean relative to a person's own height, then no. If you mean relative to a country then yes it differs in different countries, but determining what is short, average, tall isn't determined by another person's height. If that were the case you would have multiple labels associated with your height, you're either short, average, or tall in a given country.
Context matters. Height is relative, not absolute. To define if a person is tall or short you need parameters, those parameters are provided by the rest of the sample. And to your example, I’m 6’1” and I was told in China that I was a giant, literally, whereas in Norway I didn’t even feel tall, I was maybe slightly taller than average.
Yes context does matter, but there is a distinction between short, average and tall. Short and tall people are not common and deviate from the people that are most common in a country which is what average is. But environment plays a part as well. If an average person is in a room with tall people of their own gender, then they will be short in that situation. I specifically mentioned that height labels are different in each country, but even though a 7 foot man would see you as short that doesn't mean you are.