height differences

Girl Talk: I Like Dating Shorter Guys

This might surprise you, but I didn’t find out until recently that most women do not feel the same way as me when it comes to loving vertically challenged men. When most women find out about my preference for smooching shorties, it’s usually met with crinkled noses and “I could never” or “gross” or the… More »


The Frisky Guide To Sex For Couples With Different Body Types

On Tuesday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” teensy-tiny actress Hayden Panettiere, who’s 5-foot-1, told DeGeneres that fans are always approaching her and asking how she manages to have sex with her boyfriend, 6-foot-6 Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko. “I get the rudest prudest people coming up to me, and they’re like, ‘Does it work?’” Panettiere said. “Yeah, it works. More »


Kylie Minogue Likes ‘Em Big!

Kylie Minogue and boyfriend Andres Valencoso should have been in our gallery of “Freakish Celebrity Couple Height Differences!” But maybe this means we need a part deux. [NYC, 11/17/09] … More »


Is Sex A Tall Order When There’s A Huge Height Difference?

FOXSexpert columnist Yvonne Fulbright offers the world’s tallest man, Sultan Kosen, some sex advice in her latest article. She says, “Height is hardly ever a problem in or out of the sack (unless you’re on the dance floor),” going on to offer Kosen suggestions, including these gems:

Try to look less threatening.
Get a… More »


The Power And Politics Of Height

I was intrigued by the amount of interest and opinions voiced in last week’s posts about height, which led me to think that there was more on this topic than is usually discussed. When I think about height, it is usually in terms of style. As the fashion industry tends to favor the long of… More »


You + Me = Us, Dating Height Calculus

Yesterday I wrote Advice For The Vertically Challenged and was surprised by some of the comments. Many quite fairly pointed out that perhaps my definition of “short” should be revised, or that I should be clear that just because I feel short at 5′ 5″ does not make this height or anything bellow it qualify… More »


Advice For The Vertically Challenged

Why is it that the one thing you really dislike about your body is always the one thing you can’t do anything about? I have sort of accepted my short legs, or, rather, I have kinda accepted the fact that they are short and sparing a minor miracle, that’s not going to change. Standing somewhat… More »


Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds Wish They Were Closer To Each Other, Literally

In the July issue of InStyle, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds were interviewed for two separate stories — him for the “Man of Style” and her for “Beauty Talk” — but the recently married couple are either totally on the same page or did their interviews with the other in the room, because they have… More »