Posts tagged "short guys"

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 prefer to find a man who has a college education, a job he enjoys and tight-knit family. But those are preferences— not dealbreakers. If I…

Dater X 2.0 / April 23, 2014

Dater X: An Unexpected (And Surprisingly Pleasant) OKCupid Run-In

The other night when a number I didn’t recognize flashed on my phone, I decided to answer the call and was greeted with a cheerful, “Hey there, it’s Andrew.”

“Andrew?” I replied, clearly confused about who was on the other end of the line. “I’m sorry. Andrew who?”

“From the bar…

Dater X 2.0 / April 16, 2014

16 Celeb Couples Where She Is Taller Than He Is

Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley is 5’5″ and his lady Ari Cooper  is 6 feet tall (without giant platform shoes). These two are, what Michelle Collins of Best Week Ever refers to as a “tally-smally couple.”  Go tally-smallys! We respect tall ladies who aren’t afraid to own their stature. And we praise vertically challenged men for…

Ami Angelowicz / March 18, 2012

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 taller than them and 0 percent want to date a guy shorter than them. What? That’s crazy! No love for the shorties? For all of…

Ami Angelowicz / November 13, 2009

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…

Ali Jawin / June 30, 2009

Quickies!: Daryl Hannah Arrested For Trying To Save The Environment

Daryl Hannah was arrested, along with 31 others, for protesting mountaintop removal mining in West Virginia. [PopEater] Finally, a celeb who was arrested for a good cause. Take a hint, Chris Brown.
Known for taking things to the extreme, Courtney Love is now extremely skinny. Her backless dress flaunted—or revealed—her bony frame. [Daily Mail] &#8211…

Carrie Wasterlain / June 24, 2009

Romance On TV: No Love For Short Millionaires

There are times when I struggle being a person of limited height, i.e., when I want a box of cereal on the top shelf at the grocery store, when I need to replace the battery in my smoke alarm, or when I want to kiss a guy who is 6’4” and I’m not wearing heels.

Catherine Strawn / February 20, 2008