Here’s an example: (Smiling) “I know some guys have a thing about feeling uncomfortable with a tall woman.

Are you like that, or is that not something you really care about?

When we talk about tall women, there’s what many people think of as ‘sexy-tall,’ the range of height where women are, say, 5’8” or 5’9”.

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“Overall, I think you look pretty good,” for example, or “I like my [insert body part].” If you can’t come up with a few body parts that you like, you need to accept that you’re not going to attract a good guy until you feel better about your body. I remember after Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise divorced, she joked on a talk show that she could “finally wear high heels.” Wrong, Nicole: It would have been better for your self-esteem to have worn them all along. If you’re a tall woman who’s dating someone new, odds are that the height issue is going to come up in conversation.

If he broaches the issue, don’t be defensive but feel free to ask him where he stands on the issue.

” Discussing the issue directly prevents a tall woman from having to go home, internalize worry or self-conscious thoughts, and wonder whether the new guy is going to be interested in her.

If you wonder, always ask; if you don’t, that’s fine, too.

Extremely tall women are often treated as if they are freakishly tall or Amazonian, as if their height is some sort of mistake or genetic mutation.

What’s more, many very tall women engage in a range of behaviors to diminish the impact of their height in order to appeal more to men.

For example, in your online dating profile, don’t be shy about making your height a focus of your profile. – about your physical attributes when you’ve got no investment, rather than anticipating a date but later being let down if he’s not interested in you.

It’s also important for tall women to understand that, in light of the many men who are intimidated about dating a tall woman, these women should give themselves permission to approach men they are interested in.

I'm frequently told I'm attractive, complimented on my hair and eyes etc but I'm never asked out.

My friend said (she was quite tipsy so probably didn't mean it in a nasty way) that it's because my height is 'intimidating'.

Tall women who experience romantic discrimination the most are approximately 5’10” and taller.