THANKS, TOM.) I asked him why he’d added his height to his profile, and he’d done so because like many men, he got wind that women care. ‘I’ve been asked my height on an app before and I wasn’t offended,’ says Jay, 31, who incidentally has had a stranger yell, ‘AVERAGE HEIGHT! I’m short and I don’t want a guy who’s too tall as I won’t be able to reach him.’ ‘In my opinion, it’s the equivalent of asking a female their weight.After all, most men who put their height on their profile follow it up with, ‘For what it’s worth’ or ‘Apparently that matters’. Definitely a self-conscious topic for my shorter mates,’ says travel blogger Tom. We (Oath) and our partners need your consent to access your device, set cookies, and use your data, including your location, to understand your interests, provide relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.Oath will also provide relevant ads to you on our partners' products.‘It’s definitely not the same thing,’ says Sarah, 33.‘You can tell whether or not you find someone’s physique appealing by a picture but height isn’t always obvious.‘According to the evolutionary theory, height in men would improve strength and survival of the species, as taller men would scare away predators more easily and therefore make females feel safer and protected.‘However, attraction can be more than just physical attraction and certainly more than height.
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I spoke to a number of bisexual women, who all agreed that they didn’t care if they were taller than a female date – only a male.