It seems like short dudes have been getting the shaft lately, so it's time to speak up.

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The message many women send short men goes something like this: Yeah, sorry, but nothing you could say or do could ever give you a chance with me. For those of you who insist that you’re not attracted to short men, you should, at least, try to have a good reason why you’re not.

Men and women both fall prey to the (remarkably persistent) myth that sexual attraction works on auto-pilot, as if we are all preprogrammed to be attracted to the ones who captivate our attention. The type of person you’re attracted to depends largely on your beliefs. My client, Alexis, comes from the most machismo family I can imagine, full of firefighters, Marines, and gobs of Old Spice. In Alexis’ family, she was the only daughter and the men in her family were brawny and tough.

The first question most strangers ask me is "How tall are you? In one survey, about half of collegiate men required their date to be shorter, while a monstrous nine of every ten women said they would only date a taller man.

" If I'm feeling charitable, I answer honestly: "6-foot-2." They often follow-up with, "Do you ever date shorter men? And online, it's even more brutal: Women can calculate how tall they are in their highest heels, add a few inches for good measure, and then filter out men who fall below that sum.

For chrissakes, I'm talking about , Amy Webb's memoir about online dating, she confesses she felt she needed a man who was at least five-ten.

(Webb is five-six, making that requirement just one inch shy of the eight-percent average.) "I wanted someone to overpower me, who could wrap his entire body around me in a hug, but who could also throw me down on a bed and ravish me," she writes.

I'm not wearing heels so I can be a solid 5 inches taller than you (and that's in kitten heels).” When you do wear heels, he immediately realizes the error of his ways.

He had ripped muscles, so he looked like one of those short, heavyweight wrestlers from the movies. Here are 11 very real truths about dating a guy who is shorter than you. Him: “But babe, you look so sexy in high heels.”Me: “I know, but they're so painful and annoying.”What you're really thinking is, “F*ck no.

Your internalization of the patriarchy makes you question why you're dating him. You feel insecure about it, and that makes you feel like a huge dick.

According to a new survey, 71 percent of women don't want to date a guy who is shorter than them.

Check out this equation: Dating Short Men = Uphill Battle. I haven’t conducted a study of my own on the subject, but I can assure you that scores of women of every type will say they simply aren’t attracted to short men.