If it holds true that shorter men don’t have as many dating opportunities, if nothing else, I think shorter men would try harder to be funny, caring, empathetic, honest, hardworking — and just be a gentleman.
In that case, the rationale might be that they are more loyal.” Short men , “The female preference for tall partners may present an increased risk of desertion or cuckoldry (paternity by another male) to shorter men.” But, Au notes, the historical and even evolutionary preference for taller men may be misguided.
At 5'10" tall, the actress measured a mere two inches taller than the 5'8" star – but that's without wearing heels.
And when you think of celebrity couples where the girl is taller, Tom Cruise immediately comes to mind.
This issue has been boggling the dating scene for a while now, as some believe people should not date girls taller than them or guys shorter than them.
What if the tall girl likes the short guy and vice versa?
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As the saying goes, opposites attract, and that seems to be true for height as well as personality.
According to Alan Au, client relations manager at the clothing boutique “Jimmy Au’s For Men 5’8″ and Under” in Beverly Hills, the “mate retention behaviors” of short men are precisely why you should date them.
As part of a case for dating short guys, he says, “Considering lifelong companionship, shorter guys may be the better choice.
That way he’s always looking at you from the angle you use in your selfies.” But the truth is, when a guy is too much taller than me, I feel like every hug and prolonged conversation hurts my neck.