But yes, it certainly helps if you state your height and mention if you prefer not to be taller than your date.
If it's a problem for you to wear heels because you're taller than your date, then it is better to avoid it and just say that you wear heels and want someone taller.
Plus, navigating the world of dating is already a mess, so being on an extreme end of any physical spectrum doesn't exactly make it any easier.
Kevin: I'm not one to complain about being short, because once you realize you can shop in the children's section and climb on top of things to get to out-of-reach objects, you're pretty much on a level playing field with the rest of the world. I think a lot of guys fetishize the height gap and say things like, "I'm so into you because you're so short," or "It's really hot knowing that I could lift you up in bed," etc.
This problem doesn't really occur much for tall guys dating short women - in fact many guys like to tower over a girl.
All in all, tall women dating websites are great for those seeking tall dates, so head to one if you're tall and want to find like-heighted people or are looking for someone tall, dark and handsome!
) women, but an issue does seem to arise for some people in tall dating when the woman is the taller of the two. First of all, it's probably a good idea on your tall men dating or tall women dating profile to mention is height is an issue for you - it's best to be straight up about it to save awkward situations later.
However, I also deal with so many ignorant men who make a huge deal about my height, probably to bury their own insecurity or intimidation.
They make endless unwarranted comments, trying to reassure me that I don't seem "too tall" or "too big." They'll say, "You carry it well," or "Just don't wear heels and you're fine." They act shocked when I say I'm six feet, and beg me to stand back-to-back. These comments also imply that there's a cutoff at which a woman's height becomes unattractive and unacceptable — and that luckily, I fall below it.
I think the bigger issue is how comfortable random men are talking to me about my body.
My height isn't a purely aesthetic feature you can comment on candidly, like a coat or a hat.