Using data collected from online dating advertisements and experimental research, the study, conducted by Rice University and the University of North Texas found that women are far more concern with dating a man who is taller than they are than men are with dating a shorter woman. personal dating advertisements found that 13.5 per cent of the men wanted to date only women shorter than they are.In contrast, nearly half of the women – 48.9 per cent – wanted to date only men taller than they are. The participants answered open-ended questions in an online survey.Add this to the annals of studies that confirm things we already know anecdotally.
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,’ said a woman in the study who is 5ft 3in tall.