Dating tips for tall women
To learn more about what beauty means to tall girls, I spoke with my friend Cara* – who, at just around 6'1", fluctuates between a 10 and 12 US dress size – about the realities of living in her body.I asked her six big questions about beauty and femininity, and got some brutal truths in response."I definitely feel like I have to go out of my way to be passive, like I'm not automatically perceived as feminine in the same way I would be if I were even a few inches shorter.And sometimes they can be flattering like "I love a tall girl," but a lot of times they're just totally weird.And the guys who are shorter than me often just avoid me entirely, because they don't want the socially shameful aspect of it.But, if you’re looking to improve your dating skills, why not talk to a female friend.Discuss your last date, where you went, what you did and what you talked about.It’s best to stay away from the conversation altogether.
Yes you do have to be serious sometimes, but in the early stages of dating, have some fun. Avoid the ‘ex’ conversation Talking about your ex is dangerous territory.
I make an effort to seem more feminine and less intimidating, and have even caught myself having a more high-pitched voice on first dates (and I ALWAYS wear flats on a first date, even if the guy is tall).
I'm on a dating site and I get A LOT of messages about my height in kind of weird, fetishy ways.
And one of the more common deviations from the ideal of femininity is being very tall, particularly when you're not model-thin.
We've all seen very tall girls hunched over, pulling awkwardly at their clothes, or generally looking hyper-aware of the fact that they're taller than most of the guys around them – and hyper-aware that most of the guys probably aren't comfortable with it.
If your date does bring up the subject, try to keep answers short (without appearing suspicious).