How can I stop being so insecure about my height?

How can I stop being so insecure about my height? Topic: short articles
July 16, 2019 / By Dervla
Question: I'm 5'11". I read this article on the Daily Mail that made me feel crap about myself. It said: 'Repeated studies have shown that women rate taller men as more attractive and powerful than shorter ones. Researchers have shown that taller men get more replies to dating adverts, have more physically attractive partners and have more children. Taller men also seem to do better in their careers.' 'Psychologists say height good be linked to health - and that women prefer tall men because they are more likely to have good genes. First, given the association between height and attractiveness, partners of taller males may have fewer reasons to cheat, reducing the need for mate-guarding and jealously.' 'Second, given the association between height and dominance, taller males may more successfully deter rivals, reducing the need for mate-guarding and jealousy.' Well I'm not tall and neither is the majority of men in the world. What am I supposed to do? Just roll over and die. I'm a 19 year old guy. Not a girl.
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Cameron Cameron | 10 days ago
Well, I'm a 22 year old guy and I'm only 5'6". I am 100 percent never growing taller, and sometimes I feel like I look up at just about everyone. Seriously it's a freaking land of giants out there. You are not really short. You're almost 6', so about the average for most guys. You're not the short guy the article's referring to, I'll tell you that. Do you feel better about yourself now?
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Cameron Originally Answered: How can I stop feeling insecure about.?
I can relate to how you're feeling. I was never insecure before I was cheated on, and since then, I'm having a really hard time dealing with it, but I think it's only natural. It's in every biological being to protect yourself from pain, is it not? And it's not just physical, but emotional pain, too (at least for humans). Not to mention, it sucks being screwed over. But, we're all flawed, nonetheless, and one man's downfall may not necessarily be the same for the next. While you've been hurt twice and are having a hard time, the best thing would be to talk about it. Let the guy know how you feel, let him understand where you're coming from. And if you were giving him a real chance, a lot of these insecurities need to disappear. Maybe write about it? Talk to a friend who can relate? It's unfair for him to have to suffer the baggage you've kept from other relationships, even though you're hiding it from him, it will surface somehow. I mean, if you're always so insecure about him, he won't be able to REALLY reach you emotionally and mentally, and trust me, he'll notice after a while. But don't let your insecurities start bringing your relationship down, e.g. checking his phone, constantly questioning him about where he's been, what time did he get home, etc etc. I know you haven't done that yet, as you stated, but if you let your insecurities grow, it will start making you controlling and possessive and it'll kill your relationship. So, open up to the guy and let him know where you're coming from. If he's worth it, he'll talk things out with you and actually understand how you feel. Not every guy is the same, trust me.

Alyssia Alyssia
You have to be in a position to have an understanding of that all people's different. If everybody was dark, tall, and good-looking what would the point of being you? I feel 5'11 is pleasant for a 19 year ancient. You still have a number of years ahead of you and you'll be able to mainly hold developing. Plus if you are all fussed up on this because getting a companion then you definitely mustn't. It are not able to be that no one on this planet likes you.
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Vincent Vincent
aha articles sometimes are just messed up , all they need is news to keep there bussiness going. I've seen so many things where i used to think i have that problem but i really didnt. And thats not true sometimes girls think small guys look cute and the fact ur 5'11 your good i know some guy whos 5'5 and hes like the #1 hit for girls.
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Royal Royal
Average height for US men is 5'-10.2" so you are a little above average. Considering that the average height for US women is %'-4", you are much taller than most women. I am 5'-8" and my bf is 5'11", and he is successful in his career, gets a lot of female attention, and is healthy. Statistics are just numbers, they don't doom you to anything.
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Morgan Morgan
look its okay to be short and i know myself from experience. i prefer guys that are not too tall like under 6'. dont worry if you think you are attractive so will the rest of the world.
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Keelan Keelan
First of all, the partner choice isn't always related to looks and body shape but also the intelligence. Secondly, a question for you: Do you prefer smaller girls?
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Hector Hector
screw them. i'm the only short one in my group of friends and i'm also the only single one. i don't let that get me down though, and don't let being tall get to you. you'll find a guy who likes you for you... and maybe he'll be super tall, too. :)
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