April 14, 2008

Tips for Dating

. . . tall women.

I know it causes the tallish (and even the medium-ish) women I know a great deal of pain that they aren't "petite."

On the other hand, they probably haven't been mugged as much as I have, and they probably don't need help reaching things on high shelves. Furthermore, if their sisters-in-law decide that a good place for the microwave is on top of the refrigerator, they don't need to drag a chair into the kitchen just to heat up some coffee.

I just make the tall person stand on the penultimate step on a staircase, though I don't know how that would come off from a man who happened to be the shorter party.

Posted by Attila Girl at April 14, 2008 04:04 PM | TrackBack

One article I read on the topic of tall women related that their trouble finding a taller man led some of them to realize that the man's height really wasn't that important. As a result, they focused on other things and found men with whom they are now quite happy.

And it goes without saying, but we're all the same height in bed.

Posted by: John at April 15, 2008 05:11 AM

their trouble finding a taller man led some of them to realize that the man's height really wasn't that important

Yes, yes. All well and good.

How long did it take for them to figure this out?

For the most part, as much as I adore tall women, I'd never ask one out. Gee, I'd love to go out with you, but you're just not tall enough. I need that ding on my ego like a fish needs a bicycle...

Posted by: I R A Darth Aggie at April 15, 2008 06:39 AM

Unless they live in a small village somewhere, tall women can find all the taller partners they need. The tall women I knew wanted a significantly taller partner so that the height issue would be forever moot. It also brings them back to their safety zone, to the time and place where they lived with their tall mothers and even taller father and brothers. People who fit the norm can never understand the problems that exist in the two tails of the bell curve. And every tall woman I knew had stories about the hell they went through growing up--with most of their problems coming from their normal "sisters" in the random world of neighborhood schools.

Imagine what kids would say today when they saw that your father was significantly shorter than your mother. Would you want to put your kids through that? Of course not. Nether do the tall women. If you can't imagine, think 'stepladder."

By the way, I'm 6'1/4" and I'm excluded from that world.

If you do live in the two tails, build your own personal environment to suit your needs. That what thinking people do instead of purchasing indulgences like "carbon credits" or cursing tjhe darkness.

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