They were disadvantaged because most guys also believe that taller girls won’t like them, so those tall girls simply weren’t approached all that much by shorter guys.

To learn more about what beauty means to tall girls, I spoke with my friend Cara* – who, at just around 6'1", fluctuates between a 10 and 12 US dress size – about the realities of living in her body.

I asked her six big questions about beauty and femininity, and got some brutal truths in response."I definitely feel like I have to go out of my way to be passive, like I'm not automatically perceived as feminine in the same way I would be if I were even a few inches shorter.

They do have a disadvantage in dating, provided that they say they don’t want to date shorter people.

Once a tall girl sees that you’re not bothered by the height difference at all, and sees that if you two go on a date together and have a wonderful time - in most cases she’ll completely disregard her preference towards taller guys.

“My point is, I got a tall gorgeous professional woman, drives a BMW 320 and lives in Kilimani, and she is a lonely heart, just Imagine! But honestly, there is nothing wrong with that, I thought all that matters is chemistry and love? “Do you want me to be the guy who leaves behind my woman’s shadow not because of anything but because she is tall and I look like am a Chihuahua being walked at hotel lobbies? inferiority problems “Just say you got inferiority problems, but do not say taller woman are ‘undatable’,” Mark, whom is usually quiet when sober, interjected.

Being a woman who, in any significant way, deviates from the norm of what is considered "beautiful" or "feminine" is harder.

However, I met a lot of girls who SAID they don’t want to date a shorter guy (me), but then they completely changed their minds after spending a fun evening together, and their “preference for taller guys” evaporated - and then we went on a date together.

As a result, they say no to a lot of guys who are shorter than them, and miss out on some great experiences.

After we had this chit chat, I promised her, while as I may not get her a tall man worth her beauty and success, I could get her lots of interesting tales to cope with her solitude up there. ” “Where do you expect me to be on a Saturday night? ​ “Am already tipsy, have I been drinking on your account? I quickly beat a hasty retreat, and just told him to order something to bite.

So as soon I managed to shake my clan, I quickly left the house under the guise of going for a car wash. As soon as I got there, I discovered why Frao was that arrogant; there was a new girl at the table, and knowing Frao, I knew he likes springing to the front of the queue. “Even if she looks like Angelina Jolie and Beyoncé rolled into one?

I make an effort to seem more feminine and less intimidating, and have even caught myself having a more high-pitched voice on first dates (and I ALWAYS wear flats on a first date, even if the guy is tall).