Posts tagged "height"

27 Perks Of Being Short

At 4’11”, I am about as petite as it gets, and I love it most days. At this point, it’s a major (and welcome) part of who I am, and…

Claire Hannum | October 30, 2014 - 10:00 am

Dater X: Height Or Flight? On Ditching My Dating Dealbreaker

When it comes to dating, I have a lot of preferences. I’d prefer to end up with someone who shares my religion, my political views and my musical interests. I’d…

Dater X 2.0 | April 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Study: Yes, Height Makes A Difference In Dating

A study by Rice University and the University of North Texas has found that for lots of us, height does matter when it comes to choosing a partner.

Researchers set…

Claire Hannum | February 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm

16 Of The Most Played-Out Things You Can Say To A Short Person

I am 4’11” and I absolutely love it. While it wasn’t always something I liked, these days I wouldn’t trade it for anything. It’s a part of who I am…

Claire Hannum | October 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: I’m Short, But That Doesn’t Mean You Can Treat Me Like A Child

I have a specific problem when it comes to dating. I mean, I have many problems (I’m attracted to unavailable guys, ranging from gay men to to fictional characters), but…

Mallory Schlossberg | May 6, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Will Somebody Take Me To Space, Please?

Space fun fact: IT MAKES YOU TALLER! Astronauts who orbit the earth have gained up to two inches in height while floating in oute0r space. The lack of gravity in…

Julie Gerstein | November 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Small But Mighty: Fierce Women Under 5’1″

I’ve been short all my life — I think I stopped growing at, like, 12 or something, and depending on the day, I will tell you I’m 5’2″ or 5…

Julie Gerstein | May 4, 2012 - 10:00 am

21 Lanky Ladies & Their Little Lads

In other words, tall celeb women who don’t measure their love in inches. See the whole gallery here…

theBERRY | February 25, 2012 - 4:30 pm

Would You Undergo Surgery To Be Taller?

When I was younger, I used to beg my mother to find ways to make me taller because the fact that I stopped growing at 5’1″ was more than a…

Bianca Posterli | April 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Can Maxi Skirts Ever Work For Short Women?

As an individual who is faced with the dilemma of being vertically challenged — I’m super short, 5’1″ to be exact — certain fashion trends just don’t work for me.

Bianca Posterli | April 5, 2010 - 6:50 pm

10 Big Reasons To Date Short Dudes

I was deeply disappointed by the latest poll at Don Q’s Lady Data. According to Don Q’s secret lady spies, 85 percent of women want to date a guy that’s…

Ami Angelowicz | November 13, 2009 - 3:29 pm

Women Are Evolving To Be Shorter, Fatter And Healthier

Often when people find out how short I am, they say, “Only a few inches away from being a midget.” Hardy, har, har. Instead of thinking about mashing their face…

Nikki Dowling | October 22, 2009 - 7:30 pm

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…

Ali Jawin | July 7, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Is Height The New Weight?

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about height. Ali has written two pieces in the last few days, about how to amplify your height (if you’re on the shorter side)

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm

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,…

Ali Jawin | June 30, 2009 - 1:30 pm

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…

Ali Jawin | June 29, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Height Is Just A Number

A 31-year-old Australian politician had her legs lengthened when she was a 23-year-old lawyer. Hajnal Ban traveled to Russia for the operation, where they broke her legs in four places…

Catherine Strawn | April 30, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Crave: Celebrity Mirror Shows You’re Big Enough To Be A-list

Ever wonder how you measure up to celebs? Sure, they’re rich and famous, but maybe you can look down at them. A new mirror with a ruler printed on it…

Simcha | April 7, 2008 - 3:30 pm