How knowing these signals can almost eliminate your chances of getting rejected or making an embarassing mistake with a girl But whatever the reason, a lot of men today feel that their dating pool is limited to shorter women only, and that taller women are completely turned off by shorter men. Just to name a few. Not a super famous guy.
There are examples of taller women dating shorter men all over the place: I had a long-term boyfriend who was half an inch shorter than I am. It's a truth universally acknowledged that women don't fancy short men.
A recent study found that nearly half the women surveyed would only date men taller than themselves. Research like that has got to hurt — and it does. While in caveman times I might have needed a hulking monolith of a man to keep me from freezing to death, we live in the era of John Lewis, and I have a really great duvet.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban - no heightism here. Getty Images. When it comes to height, the dating game can be as brutal as a footy grand final.