(Closed) My fellow ~5ft Bees! What makes you feel small (literally)? (for fun!)

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Post # 2
3049 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

My SO! He is 6’4! So he will put things so High up in our apartment that I am climbing just to get things like olive oil!!

Post # 3
2499 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I feel small when I cant reach things on high shelves and have to get help to get them off…either by climbing or asking!


Post # 4
197 posts
Blushing bee

5’2, I walked past a taller woman in the grocery store yesterday in the pop aisle. She was staring straight ahead at the stuff on the top shelf, which was eye level for her. I have to get on my tippy-toes to even reach stuff from that shelf, most of the time. 

Post # 5
1915 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - Gorse Hill, Surrey, UK

when people at work leave the cupboard doors open in the kitchen, which are exactly at forehead height for me to walk into!

Post # 6
460 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

sumshine.dawn:  My SO is 6’4″ too! He makes me feel tiny when he holds things out of reach above his head as a joke.

A lot of friends also playfully use my head or shoulders as an arm rest.

Post # 7
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

When I’m umpiring a game of kids baseball and I’m looking the 12 year olds in the eyes.

When I’m buying shorts, skirts, dresses, and they go past my knees.

When I find something at the top of the store I want and it’s on the top shelf, so I climb the shelves like a mountain climber.

Post # 8
5381 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2016

When I have to climb shelves at the grocery store and others are just being bystanders who look at me like I’m crazy…HELLO, a little help here! 

I studied abroad this summer. There were 24 girls, and only 2 of us were under 5’9. Several were over 6 feet. I just feel so tiny when standing next to others most of the time. 

Post # 9
2968 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

when i have to stand on the tips of my toes to reach the top of my customer’s head (i’m a hair stylist and i do mainly men’s hair)

Post # 10
202 posts
Helper bee

I’m 5’0″ and I hate it when counters are up so high I can barely see over!  This happens at the doctors, grocery stores…..I feel like a little kid =(  The other thing that gets me is when you stand in a group of people and then all of a sudden realize your are looking at everyone chest unless you look up


Post # 11
8019 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

When I really have to look up to see people or when I try on regular pants that are too long for me

Post # 12
8104 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I’m always happy to find jeans with short, average, and long versions, but hate when the cashier says “oh, I didn’t know we had capris out!” while ringing up my short ones.

I also feel the full weight of my shortness when I say “we’re out of jelly” and my SON says “no we’re not” and pulls the jar from the top shelf of the fridge door. Which I can’t see into at all! Lord knows what tasty treats they’re hiding up there safe from my eager eyes!

Post # 13
335 posts
Helper bee

I’m 5’0 and work in a large office building in the city. The doors are massive glass and automatic – I don’t trigger the sensor. I literally cannot walk into work on my own, I need someone else to trigger the door! 

Post # 14
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010


+1 My 6’2 hubby does the same to me. 

I am 5’4 and taller women make me feel small. 

Post # 15
2691 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

My job! I work in a restaurant and everything is up on the highest shelf possible. I constantly have to ask someone to get something down for me or spider man up shelves. I’m 5’0″ on a good day.

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