Some people think this much of a size difference between a husband and wife is weird. American fashion model Rhea Durham has been married to model/rapper/actor/producer Mark Wahlberg since 2009.
It's funny…most people don't realize that Mark Wahlberg is a shorter man because he's, well, Mark Wahlberg (i.e., kind of a badass).
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Single people sign up for a half-dozen dating sites and apps in order to widen their pool, yet most won't break the height taboo. Men should date women who are taller than they are, and women should date shorter men.
But while women say they have a "type"—they love bearded gingers or get off on guys in glasses—they don't filter out man who doesn't meet those specific physical criteria. It's a sweeping prejudice masquerading as sexual preference.
When one guy changed his height on his Ok Cupid profile from his actual 5'4" to an average 5'9", his response rate nearly doubled.
She is one of my clients who has never dated a short man, and she has no intention to ever date one.
She insists, “I’m just not attracted to them.” Alexis is a smart woman, and she is also a nice person, even though her attitudes about short men are actually pretty patronizing and dismissive.
Decoded, this equation refers to the tough time many short men have trying to find a romantic partner because some women won’t date someone shorter than they are. If you push them, they will hedge a bit: “I don’t know why, I’m just not.” As a psychologist, it’s not my job or place to be mean-spirited or hurtfully blunt, but it is my job to tell it like it is in reality.
It's simply meant to inspire by showcasing examples of taller women who fell head over heels for men of modest stature.
So, from Hollywood magnates to bombshell supermodels, here are 15 famous tall women who love short men.
All this time, she’d told herself that she didn’t like short men because she simply wasn’t sexually attracted to them; in fact, the real reason she wasn’t attracted to short men was because she had a fixed image in her mind of what a man should look and act like as a result of her upbringing, and she needed the men she seeks out romantically to fit the same exact image of the men in her family. I spend more hours than you’d believe trying to help men and women change the type of person to whom they’re sexually attracted. The first step is to dig deep and ask yourself what in your history makes you attracted to a certain type, as well as what in your history repels you from a certain type.
In my work with women, I’ve found that there are two basic reasons why most women won’t date a short man: Some women will feel nervous about being too big, telling themselves they’ll look smaller if they’re with a bigger guy; others simply want the knight in shining armor, and they need a man to live up to a fantasy image of masculinity and size, telling themselves that a bigger man is also automatically emotionally stronger, too.
The message many women send short men goes something like this: Yeah, sorry, but nothing you could say or do could ever give you a chance with me. For those of you who insist that you’re not attracted to short men, you should, at least, try to have a good reason why you’re not.
Men and women both fall prey to the (remarkably persistent) myth that sexual attraction works on auto-pilot, as if we are all preprogrammed to be attracted to the ones who captivate our attention. The type of person you’re attracted to depends largely on your beliefs. My client, Alexis, comes from the most machismo family I can imagine, full of firefighters, Marines, and gobs of Old Spice. In Alexis’ family, she was the only daughter and the men in her family were brawny and tough.
For chrissakes, I'm talking about , Amy Webb's memoir about online dating, she confesses she felt she needed a man who was at least five-ten.
(Webb is five-six, making that requirement just one inch shy of the eight-percent average.) "I wanted someone to overpower me, who could wrap his entire body around me in a hug, but who could also throw me down on a bed and ravish me," she writes.
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.