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Why women prefer tall guys?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by kyrgyz, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    It is commonly known that ladies fall quicker for taller guys. Why is that? Your take on it?

    I am no shorty myself [6'1], so no pity here please.
  2. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    I think by our animal nature, taller means "stronger" and better suited to protect..unless of course you're 6'2" and 145 pounds :p
  3. kelebek

    kelebek Active Member

    So they can wear high heels and not tower over their man like giants. Men are supposed to be taller...and pull out our chairs, and open doors for us, and buy us beautiful diamond Tiffany jewelry ...(oops, got carried away there)..it's just one of these things that is supposed to be. :)
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  4. CurveGotti

    CurveGotti Active Member

    I have to agree with Jason, I think its a subconscious factor, if someone is bigger they appear stronger.
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  5. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Not all ladies fall for tall men. My second hubby was only 2" taller than I.
    Height doesn't really matter much to me. Just as my BBW "status" shouldn't matter.
  6. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    These days the best protection tools for women are a gun, powerful quadriceps and mastering kegel excercises. ;)

    High heels?..... Are we just a backdrop wardrobe item? :D

    My take on it is that a taller guy is a social status symbol for ladies.
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  7. Nix

    Nix Well-Known Member

    I have to say I prefer a tall man :) And agree with kelebek and CurveGotti hehe.
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  8. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Ladies, I am 194cm tall (6.4)

    Just thought I'd throw that out there :)
  9. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    haha Floris, you dog! :D
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  10. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    Not just women; people in general think tall somehow means better. In reality this is wrong of course, but it's a scientifically proven fact we (well most) tend to think this way. Not sure why this is, but I bet there is some kind of logical and scientifical explanation for it.
  11. Lycaon

    Lycaon Well-Known Member

    The only thing being tall has brought me is a bloody sore head.
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  12. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    I quite like tall men. Hubby is 6.2 or .3 or something, I am quite a shorty 5.4 - before I married I dated guys who were not so tall.

    But I do believe it is purely a pre-programmed response, we chose mates who carry the best genes we can find, which is why we like good looking, healthy and tall (because most women are short, and short man + short woman = short, potentially very short children).

    Having said that, I am not going to have any more kids, so I guess if I was single none of that reproductive stuff would apply.. wonder if one's tastes change.. hmmm interesting thought to ponder.
  13. Lycaon

    Lycaon Well-Known Member

    I'm screwed on all but one...
  14. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    Meh... all that genetic pre-programmed stuff is bollocks anyway :p plus I am sure you are a lovely man in all sense of the word.
  15. kelebek

    kelebek Active Member

    To be honest...good looking, tall, healthy...none of it matters until you grow a chocolate penis that ejaculates money, us women will never be happy. :p

    (I'm only kiddin')
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  16. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Why do I have to be so short?
  17. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    Golly.. not quite how I would have put it .. but for some women it goes like this...

    Rich > Tall and Good looking

    Filthy Rich > Tall, Good looking, and Healthy

    Their justification being they will need all that extra money to spend on plastic surgery and therapy for the kids :p
  18. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    I about spit out my drink over that :p
  19. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

  20. Shanj

    Shanj Well-Known Member

    My chosen is tall and I really like it because I'm an extremely powerful woman used to handling a lot of authority - the fact that he's tall means I get strong primitive body signals that HERE is a place where I don't have to take charge if I don't want to. He likes me being big and solid and dominant too because he can't stand weaklings.
    In the past smaller men tended to yank me around without delicacy, seeing me as big and magnificent. This one has a touch like a butterfly's wing - that got me 20 years ago and I never looked sideways since.

    I also feel safer around big men because they don't need to prove themselves. So a lot less of that boring (sometimes dangerous) macho yuck. I've heard a male variation on this - the guy to watch is the little one, the big one is less likely to lose his cool.
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