(Closed) How tall is your man?

posted 6 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: How tall is your man and what's ideal?
    My man is 5'0"-5'4" : (7 votes)
    1 %
    My man is 5'5"-5'7" : (48 votes)
    7 %
    My man is 5'8"-5'11" : (167 votes)
    26 %
    My man is 6'0"-6'3" : (214 votes)
    33 %
    My man is 6'4" or over : (54 votes)
    8 %
    Ideal is 5'5" or less : (1 votes)
    0 %
    Ideal is 5'6"-5'11" : (36 votes)
    6 %
    Ideal is 6'0" or higher : (127 votes)
    19 %
    I have no clue how tall my man is : (0 votes)
  • Post # 137
    Member
    708 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    SO and I are almost the exact same height – about 5’7″

    It doesn’t bother me at all..I don’t really have an “ideal” height preference, as long as the guy isn’t markedly shorter than I am. It does bother my SO though. He gets really self-conscious about the whole thing whenever I wear heels or anything like that, so I keep it to a minimum (which is fine for me, since I don’t like wearing heels very often anyway). I wish it didn’t bother him, but it does!

    Post # 138
    Member
    849 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @scqt13:  Wow, I thought for sure that I would have the tallest man but yours beat mine about an inch! Lol! My Boyfriend or Best Friend is 6’7 and I absolutely LOVE how tall he is. He’s brawny and has very nice shoulders. He makes me feel so safe πŸ™‚

    And I’m 5’5 so while I think I’m average height for a woman, I definitely feel tiny compared to him and I love it πŸ™‚

    Post # 139
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    1542 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    He’s 6’2” I believe… perfect Height πŸ™‚ I’m 5’11” so he’s still my big strong man… but I’m tall enough that I can kiss him without getting a crook in my neck. lol Although he does like to tease me that i’m so short cus he knows how much I wish i was 6 ft. lol 

    Post # 140
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    3571 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I’m 5’2″ and he is 5’10” .. the difference is perfect. I can wear my tallest heels and still be shorter than him. But in flats he doesn’t tower over me too much.. 

    Post # 141
    Member
    1073 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Hubs is 6’4″ and I’m 5’5″. I love that he is so much taller then me makes me feel safe and danity. I’m plus sized lol

    Post # 142
    Member
    468 posts
    Helper bee

    @housebee:  +1  I was thinking the EXACT same thing!  The average height in the US for men is around 5″10, and in other industrialized countries it varies between 5’9-5’10.  These poll results seem super scewed.  I wonder if women dating unusually tall men are simply more likely to reply to this poll.  Or, if the guys are lying about their heights.  My dad insisted he was 5’10 for years (my mom is 5’11), but when my sister hit 5’9 and was taller than him, my dad had to admit he was only 5’8.  πŸ™‚

    For the record, I’m 5’6 and my SO is 6’2.  He is by far the tallest guy I dated.  All the previous guys were between 5’8 and 5’11.  πŸ™‚ 

    Post # 143
    Member
    8440 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @lawyerchick13: +1.  The other thing I was thinking it could be is, men that are taller tend to not be single.  Of course this is all speculation, but it’s very interesting either way.

    Post # 144
    Member
    264 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @futuremrsbc:  Mine is 5’10 and I am 5’5, and I love it. I dated one guy who was 6′, but prefer shorter guys personally πŸ™‚

    Post # 145
    Member
    1400 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    6’4 and it’s hot.

    I’m 5’5

    Post # 146
    Member
    10857 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: City, State

    Dh is 6’1″ & I’m 5’4″.  I like taller men & I’m fee to wear whatever heels I want.

    Post # 147
    Member
    716 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Fiance is 6’2″ and I’m 5’10” perfect pair!

    Post # 148
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    2418 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    He’s 6’5″ and I’m 5’3″. Means I get to wear heels when we go out and not be taller than him πŸ™‚

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