04 Dec '11, 12pm

Ladies, would you date a shorter guy?

I'm not shy to admit that I'm instantly attracted to tall and hunky men. Yes, yes, qualities like honesty, integrity, courage and conviction matter, of course. But we're talking about first impressions here. And I'm not alone. According to a recent survey by Lunch Actually on singles in Singapore, 70 per cent of women would not date a shorter man. Even though I'm one of these height-ist people, I'm quite astonished at the overwhelming percentage. I've met several guys who prefer tall and thin women who tower over them in their heels. It's got something to do with looking like you're dating a supermodel trophy girlfriend, I've been told. So for that to happen, there must be many tall ladies who are happy to have shorter boyfriends. Then again, I realise most Singaporean women are like me. As I'm only 5 foot 3 (when stretched to my full capacity), I don't think it's a tall o...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Columns/Speakeasy/EDC111204-00...

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