Your internalization of the patriarchy makes you question why you’re dating him. You feel insecure about it, and that makes you feel like a huge dick.
You don’t want this to affect your relationship, but somehow it just does. But having a short guy on top of you is always slightly awkward.
I’d be worried about wearing heels and being taller than them - the man is supposed to be taller, that’s his role.
I’m curvy and being with a lanky guy makes me like my figure more, it’s more balanced.
When I first saw Mike it was in a club on a student night out while we were at university and he was literally head and shoulders above everyone else.
There is a clear foot between Mike and I but he’s a gentle giant. He loves to come up behind me and give me what he calls ‘sneak’ hugs.
He wasn’t exactly shorter than me, but he had maaaaaaaybe an inch on me. There’s nothing wrong with dating a guy who’s shorter than you, but it does come with its difficulties. He’ll constantly ask you why you always wear flats.
In cave man days, if you were a woman looking after kids, and a lion approached, would you want to be looked after by a big, tall, burly strong man or by some tiny bloke you could probably outrun?
5ft 2in mum-of-two Emma Kirkham, 45, from Staffordshire, has been with 6ft 4in Dirk Lettina, 30, for six years. When it comes to sex, let’s just say size really does matter.
Dirk’s not shy when it comes to getting intimate - he says what he wants and that’s it.
You have to put away your heels and just resign yourself to wearing ballet flats for all eternity.
You used to love being a tall, sexy woman, but now it just feels like a problem over which you have zero control.We enjoy a good sex life – the height difference doesn’t affect it.