The majority of men seem to prefer at least intellectually the idea of a shorter female although I have found from reading more forums on dating websites like Plenty Of that there is a great number of men who might have some sort of fetish or “thing” for tall women. From only glancing at these new resources it seems the general opinion for some people is that the height difference should be around 4-5 inches. From Pub Med study ” Variable preferences for sexual dimorphism in height as a strategy for increasing the pool of potential partners in humans” the researchers state in the abstract that..
There is even a website on the internet dedicated specifically for men who are on the shorter side for women who are on the taller side. “In addition to absolute height, a possibly important mate-choice criterion may be relative height, i.e.
Something strange I have found from looking at boards and forums on the internet is that the subject of the relative height of the standard heterosexual male-female couple is brought up quite a few times.
The google search term I used to search with was “Couple Height Difference” and the results were amusing and slightly interesting.
” The answer is deceptive since everyone has their own preferences, baises, and opinions.
It seems that the majority of women would like their potential male romantic romantic partners to be at least taller than them, especially if they are more on the short side.
the extent of sexual dimorphism in stature (SDS = male height/female height) between oneself and a potential partner.