Cani recently alerted me to a thread on Reddit, leading to a rather amusing picture showing an exchange between a guy and a girl. The girl bluntly asks the guy how tall he is. Since he’s 6’3” everything is great — but when he asks her about her weight, she gets all defensive and petulantly poses the question why this would even matter:
Now, as some of you might be able to confirm, height is basically fixed. Yes, I know, you’re a little bit taller in the morning, and once you’re in your 70s or 80s, you can expect to shrink. But for practical purposes a tall guy is a tall guy is a tall guy. In short — no pun intended — if a woman marries a tall guy, that guy will remain tall. There is zero risk that he’ll be a foot or two shorter one year after.
However, guys are not always so lucky. If you end up going out with a slim girl, and take her as a girlfriend, it may very well happen that she gets complacent and packs on some weight. It’s incredible how quickly women can fatten up once they stop giving a fuck about their sexual market value, as any person who has ever spent any time in a public can confirm.
I’d say there is no controversy — outside moronic PUA circles of course — that height in men is a universally attractive feature, just as being slim is ceteris paribus a very attractive feature in girls, and they are very aware of it. Did anyone of you ever hang out with some girl who was into you, and who felt the need to stress how slim she is — “I weigh only 45 kilos!” she may blurt out, completely without context, or randomly remark that you could probably easily lift her with one arm (which is also a nice subtle compliment).
But isn’t it funny how the accepted social narrative once again bashes men? Note that you’re shallow if you prefer a slim woman on your side. All she needs to do is putting the fucking fork down, for Christ’s sake! On the other hand, as a short guy a lot of women don’t even give you the time of day, and you’re supposed to be fine with it. Apparently it’s not a double standard if it’s bad for men.
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