Short Men Talk About the Big Challenges of Dating
Short Kings - Why you should date short men
David Ko spent the better part of college life as a single man. Studying molecular and cellular biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, driving his convertible sports car on weekends and lifting weights, David had a lot going for him. But the year-old says he struck out when it came to girls. The old adage suggests that good things come in small packages, but is that true when it comes to the male dating world? In a society that tends to favour tallness, and with many apps requiring you to enter your height, it seems that smaller men have drawn the short straw.
Does height matter on dating apps? Here's how revealing that info actually affects your matches
I never thought much of it, but as I got older, I realised I am an outlier. She believes both evolutionary and cultural programming come into play. He believes that his height is a barrier.
Short kings have always walked among us — men who may fall a few inches below the height standards often linked to conventional male attractiveness, but who own their stature with the same confidence society has tried to convince us is the exclusive domain of men over six feet. While we tend to think of women as the primary victims of unrealistic societal beauty standards, men definitely bear the brunt of the body shaming when it comes to two specific measurements: height and penis size. By and large, jokes about short guys — and sometimes blatant discrimination against them — still seem to be fair game, and nowhere is this more apparent than on dating apps. The creators hope to launch Short King Dating in late November, with plans to host both an app and an online platform.