You might have thought that you weren’t that shallow when it comes to pulling. But apparently, if you’re a girl you don’t – or at least, that’s what a new survey of 2,000 British men and women found.The research, which comes from skincare brand Remescar, reveals a surprising trend in the dating world; men are more attracted to the person that they meet (i.e.
If you’re not 6 feet tall or taller, then you may as well just resign yourself to a sexless life of Napoleon jokes.
Of course, short is relative; what we consider “average” height varies depending on geographic locale and someone who’s 5’6″ would consider someone who’s 5’9″ (the average for American men) to be lucky.
(Even if they also had less attractive incomes to help them succeed.) Self- esteem or delusion? The more attractive men were more picky (and probably more successful in their searches.
They can afford to be especially if income is added to attractiveness.
The trick is understanding how to make height less of an issue.
Seem like a tall order One of the worst things that guys can do to themselves is to get defensive about being short.
But hey, that’s cold comfort when women are putting “six feet tall, minimum” in their dating profiles and your friends all call you “Short Round”.
The thing is, as with many other masculine insecurities, this is predominantly in our heads. Worse, I’m the shortest of all my friends who range from 5’1o” on the short side, to 6’7″ on the tall side.
’ to which 61 per cent of respondents confessed that ‘yes’ they were fussy.
Of those who said they were fussy, the top reasons cited were ‘I don’t want to waste my time with someone who’s not for me’ (31 per cent) and ‘I know what I like and what I don’t like’ (22 per cent).
John Tierney of the New York Times reports about a study that I cited last year, in which the follies of shallow online daters are dissected for the world to see.