Asking open-ended questions in an online survey to ascertain height preferences, researchers concluded that 14 percent of men expressed a desire to date exclusively shorter women.
But when it came to women, nearly half or 49 percent of females said they only wanted to date men who were taller than themselves.
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A new study confirms a truism in the dating world: when it comes to love, size — or more specifically height — matters.
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"There is also something to be said about being able to wear shoes with high heels and still being shorter.
I also want to be able to hug him with my arms reaching up and around his neck." The second part of the study involved 54 men and 131 women recruited from a US university whose answers to an online survey corroborated the previous findings, with more than half (55 percent of females) expressing a preference for taller men, and 37 percent of men preferring shorter women.