Benefits of dating shorter men
Twenty-three percent of men but only four percent of women said they were open to a relationship in which the woman was taller.
"Women's cultural vision is being feminine, having a man big enough to make her feel protected.
"I personally think dating taller girls is a lot of fun.
Though there was some variation in terms of more women initiating dates, it was not widespread enough to challenge the dominant roles.However, his profile said he stands at an elfish 5-foot-5, while I am an Amazonian 5-foot-10. Dare I dodge OKCupid's arrow and ignore a potential soul mate, just because of his height?How do tall women and short men survive the dating world?"Women view taller men as more likely to be physically dominant and potential protectors, which provides a feeling of safety," Dr.David Frederick, co-author of the study and visiting professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, wrote in an email.