(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.
"Someone who's smaller may be wonderful, but in my case he will never make me feel like he's in control." (To those of you who just thought Women have internalized the message that it's better for us to be smaller.
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We love our height, but we may be ambivalent about it, too.
Consequently, some of us suffer from Tall Girl Syndrome. When dating a tall woman, operate under this premise: She's fine with the fact that she's tall. Unless we hail from Amazonia, intimidating men is not our favorite past-time. Don't: ask me to hold my hand up to yours and exclaim over how big mine is, wonder out loud what size shoe I wear, request to breed a basketball team with me. I'd rather you open the door for me, send me flowers, or walk on the proper side of the sidewalk (the outside) than make me feel like a ...
Honestly, I don't totally get why men get so flummoxed about wooing skyscraper-sized women.
The first question most strangers ask me is "How tall are you? In one survey, about half of collegiate men required their date to be shorter, while a monstrous nine of every ten women said they would only date a taller man.
Of course the ability to search for people who meet our criteria is part of the appeal of online dating.