Dating photo tips
If you’re not 6 feet tall or taller, then you may as well just resign yourself to a sexless life of Napoleon jokes.
Of course, short is relative; what we consider “average” height varies depending on geographic locale and someone who’s 5’6″ would consider someone who’s 5’9″ (the average for American men) to be lucky.
You may think that you’re hiding it like the professional poker-player you could be, but in reality, that sour attitude is shining off you like an especially greasy halo.
potential attraction, no matter how awesome you may be otherwise. The more you let your height (or lack thereof) bother you, the less attractive you get.
When you can build presence, women won’t remember you as that short man at the party.
They’ll remember you as that incredibly charming guy who made them feel like he got them in a way nobody else did.
But hey, that’s cold comfort when women are putting “six feet tall, minimum” in their dating profiles and your friends all call you “Short Round”.
The thing is, as with many other masculine insecurities, this is predominantly in our heads. Worse, I’m the shortest of all my friends who range from 5’1o” on the short side, to 6’7″ on the tall side.
Similarly, vertical patterns and stripes will help direct the eye in the ways you want.Even subtle patterns in the fabric, such as herringbone weaves, can help you slim your visual profile and make you seem taller.However, you want to keep those stripes – think pin-striping, rather than wide blocks of color. Window-pane patterns are a definite no; the horizontal stripes and the negative space created negate the eye-tracking effect you’re looking this means clothes that are cut close to your body.They’re the ones who stand out in people’s memories, who can command attention (and affection) with seeming ease.
One of the best things you can do – especially as a short man – is to develop your sense of presence.
The problem with this is that the sudden color change – from white to brown to blue – creates a visual interruption.