”It was a year after college, and the person asking me that was a guy I had just started casually dating.After all, shouldn’t the right man make me feel feminine and small?Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing bad in finding your man’s height swoon-worthy.He actually was a couple inches taller than me, but the question caught me off guard. probably not,” I awkwardly admitted, embarrassed that I had gone with the two-inch wedges. ” She laughed at me and said, “Oh, I promise, your priorities are going to change.” “Not about that,” I replied. When Mark asked me to his dance months later, I not-so-politely declined—“Oh, Mark, you know we are just friends”—and instead accepted a later invitation from his significantly taller but significantly less charming friend.It was as if he had peeped in on my mental conversation earlier that afternoon, when I was debating whether I should wear wedges or flats.“I don’t really know . While he probably just asked this question out of banal curiosity—he wasn’t exactly the tallest guy in the world—little did he know how loaded this question really was. Years before this, I went to an all-female high school, which meant that if there were going to be boys present at a dance, we had to invite them. Sure, Mark was my buddy from childhood—we talked on AIM all the time. Through high school and college, and even into my early twenties, with beau after beau, height was one of the defining characteristics in what I found attractive in a man.In one swift swoop—like a scene out of —he’d lift me up with one hand, and I’d laugh. While describing this vision might sound absolutely ridiculous (please, someone, laugh at me), I know I was certainly not alone in this opinion.Hang out in any girl’s college dorm room for long enough, and you know: Height matters in dating.It is not known why this is the case, but experts have said that so-called “small man syndrome” may mean that shorter guys are not as confident with women.The research also comes following another report that said that if your partner’s age ends in a 9 you should also keep a close eye on them.Let’s look at what it’s like to be a short guy in the dating game, and some strategies we can use to alleviate whatever shortcomings might be associated with being a short seducer. He's lived in California, Las Vegas, and East Asia, and enjoys dating women of all types.I measured myself the other day, and I found that technically I stand at 5 foot 5 ½ inches. Chase has mention in some articles on this site that I am near 5’3” to 5’5” – I am hurt, butthurt that is, by the inaccuracy... I was supposed to write this article in 2014 – I’m kind of late! He meets girls both on the street during the day and in nightclubs.