Dating tips for short men
How to specifically say that you’re short in a profile Big picture: Your height or overall physical appearance has no relationship to your value as a person.
A beautiful, Brad Pitt-like type of guy has no more value than someone far less attractive.
When they finally caught me I would then receive a big hug and sometimes a kiss on the cheek before finally being set free to play or be chased by another groupie. The tiniest kid — boy or girl — at Mee-Yah-Noh Elementary, I looked more like a doll than a typical kindergartener.
Even at that age I appreciated how my size caused people to treat me differently.
But it turned out that quack was way off and I stopped gaining inches not long after my 13th birthday.
It was Grade Eight and I had permanently reached my lifelong summit of 5’2” — just three inches above the official medical classification of dwarf or little person.
It happened whenever I stepped out onto the school playground at recess.
As soon as I appeared the older girls would shriek with delight and chase me until I couldn’t run anymore.
As contrary as the notion is to everything we know about the universe, there was a point in my life where I understood what it was like to be a Justin — be it of the Timberlake or Bieber variety.
Scenario: You don’t include the fact that you’re short in your profile (or overweight, extremely tall, etc.). Reality check: The person you’re on a date with isn’t going to have another date with you because they don’t want to be with someone short, so you ended up wasting all that time emotionally anticipating the date, getting ready for the date, going on the actual date, traveling to and from the date.
You go out on a first date with someone who doesn’t want to date a short person, but your date had no idea that you were short because you didn’t include it in your profile. Had you included a reference to your height in your profile, you could have saved yourself a lot of time and energy.
For the short men out there, they shouldn’t buy into shame about their height or the distorted notion that “real men” should be bigger, stronger, or more masculine. Why you are wiser for including your height – or any other physical characteristic that someone might have a problem with – in your profile Again, in the best of all possible worlds, no one would care if you were tall or short, skinny or fat.
The reality, though, is that some people might not want to date you because of a given physical characteristic.
In the 23 years that have passed since then, I’ve come to two major conclusions about being a short man in North American society and they are thus: It sucks and no one wants to hear you complain about it.