Many women scoff at the idea of dating shorter men, and and a poll claims it's actually the vast majority of women.
In fact, a brand new study found that the rate of divorce among short men is significantly less than among average and tall men. In a world where short guys are often overlooked simply because of their height, they manage to make up for it in confidence.
So let's strip you of everything you've ever thought about dating a short guy and set the record straight.1. A recent study published in the looked at the sex lives of heterosexual men who have steady female partners. While some may be deemed cocky, in the same vein a woman is considered a "bitch" simply because she knows what she wants, short guys are brewing with security. Research from New York University found that short men are significantly less likely to get divorced than average and tall men. The average height for men is 5-foot-9 and NOT six-feet.
They found that the lucky dudes getting it on the most were 25 to 29 years old, weighed less than 172 pounds ... In fact, the Napoleon Complex is actually code for ridiculously ambitious. While tall men want to get married earlier, their marriages don't last like those of short men. Once you drop that absurd height requirement, you'll double, and maybe even triple, your chances for love.7. When you're laying down getting it on, who even notices height?
As we know now, Napoleon wasn't exactly as short as we thought; he was actually average height for the time. Men who are on the shorter end of the height spectrum live, on average, two years longer than taller men. In fact, the closer your man is to you in height, the more perfectly things are going to line up.
Those on the shorter side sometimes feel like they have something to prove, and with that being the case, they totally kill it when it comes to professional success.3. Usually they're taller than the men they date, because, well ... You may never have Gisele's perfect genes, but being a few inches taller than your partner is one step closer to at least almost fulfilling those "I'm a model! And a recent new study of 8,000 men found that it may be related to a gene that's linked to longevity. It's a tricky feat to be 5-foot-1 and trying to kiss your 6-foot-2 boyfriend during sex, but that problem is solved once you indulge in the shorter crop of guys.8.
They make you feel like a supermodel when you stand next to them. Their height prevents you from standing on your tippy toes.
Another great thing about dating shorting men is you can say goodbye to kinks in your calf muscles from all that standing on your toes to reach the mouth of your love. Shorter men can be just as hot and just as charming as tall men.
If you're the type who can't see past height then you're likely to be missing out on something really great.
So don't be a jerk — give the shorties out there a chance.
UPDATE: I’ve adjusted the scoring and categories a bit because the test was skewed somewhat toward lower scores.
For those who have arguments with my scoring system, understand that it is based on averages.