When you're looking for a woman to date, the list of qualities to consider OK, I was kidding there — but, point being, there are pros and cons to a Though tall, slim, women may appear thinnest on a runway, it's the shorter. Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages? tall women do not seem to enjoy the same advantages in the dating. As new research suggests that short men are less likely to be diagnosed with cancer, Jonathan Wells reveals five surprising health perks of.
The five surprising health benefits of being short - Telegraph
It's a tall world out there.
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Highest paying jobs, runway walks, airplane stewardship, tall people are celebrated everywhere. Tall girls know they have it in them.
The five surprising health benefits of being short
In a contrasting way, short girls are humble. They are beautifully self-conscious. These charming personalities do not know how amazing they are, as they are always preoccupied with the fact that they are short. They assume that it's not just men, but everyone finds tall women attractive. Little do they know, their innocence makes them irresistibly beautiful. Although every guy has his preferences so I'm not being opinionatedand we don't really know the reasoning behind them being a slightly more attracted toward shorter females, but the surveys suggest that most guys like to have petite females as their loving partners.
May be because they feel more powerful in the relationship.
Great Perks of Having a Short Girlfriend
C'mon, you have to agree that psychological needs play a big part in making relationship choices. Besides, they look more proportionate.
Going by the popular belief, short girls make best girlfriends, thereby making them best life partners to have. Let's find out the reasons. She is undoubtedly adorable.
Besides, shortness, by default, comes with the cute factor. She's so damn cute when she's mad.
It's not like taller girls don't look good when angry. It's just that their shorter counterparts are far more cute. With most such couples, there can be two possibilities: Either there are no fights 'cause the guy starts smiling looking at her, or the conflicts get worse for the same reason. She'll stay seventeen forever. The thing about short girls is that they age gracefully.
So you need not worry about your girl even when she turns 25; you have the pleasure of being with someone who looks forever young. It is easier to pick her and move around.
Great Perks of Having a Short Girlfriend
Remember those little dolls that you as a guy never had but always wanted? A short girlfriend will silently fulfill that desire of yours. Venous Thromboembolism VTE is the collective name for both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism - and studies have shown that those with higher heights and weights are more susceptible to suffering their effects. If you are short, you are likely to live longer Photo: Getty Your body itself may not be long, but statistically your life will be.
A low level of IGF means a longer life expectancy. Many small people have deficiencies in IGF and there's a suggestion they live longer. Short people are less likely to encounter stressful situations Photo: Alamy Save for getting lost in crowds or having to shorten every pair of trousers you ever buy, the life of an individual of restricted height is pretty plain sailing.
Research has proven that short people have it easier in the social arena than those who tower above them. Married men who stand below 5ft 7in are 32pc less likely to divorce their partner than grooms of average height, according to a New York University study. Smaller men are also less likely to get into fights or be antagonised — counter to what Small Man Syndrome may suggest. Not having to deal with these stressors makes for a calmer life and, as a result, the chances of developing depression or anxiety also diminish.
The researchers at New York University suspect that the lower divorce rates can be attributed to the fact that shorter men tend to tie the knot later in life. After years of heightist persecution, shorter people create more meaningful relationships and make considered decisions to create a well-structured and trouble-free life. Getty Images Clumsiness Think of your body a bit like a car: And of course, shorter people have less distance to fall.
You need only watch the comedian Miranda Hart to see this principle in action. Perhaps this can explain why taller people are much more likely to suffer from injuries across their lifetime; women taller than 5ft 8in are twice as likely to fracture their hip as women who are just 5ft 2in.
Smaller people are less accident-prone than taller people. Getty Images Lifespan and health Villagrande Strisaili in Sardinia is known to have the highest proportion of centenarians in the whole of Europe. While many factors may contribute including the Mediterranean diet and a lively social life — one possible reason may be that the people are a little on the short side, with an average male height of around cm or 5ft 3in for the oldest generation.
Since healthier children tend to grow taller, you might expect height to be a good indicator of overall fitness. When other factors such as diet and healthcare have been taken into account, however, taller people seem to suffer as they get older.