In the beast-eats-man world of primitive civilizations, this argument might have a rationale.However, unless taller equals stronger, faster, and smarter even in this scenario, height wouldn’t seem to offer any particularly unique advantage.The very nature of speed dating means you have a captive audience.A member of the opposite sex has to talk to you for at least four minutes, and so this encourages the most nervous types of daters.Seem like a tall order One of the worst things that guys can do to themselves is to get defensive about being short.I've been re-reading bits of Lori Gottlieb's Marry Him!However, among married couples, women are more likely to be shorter than their husbands, if only by a few inches.
"They simply don't have time to date when they're at home, so this [airport dating] could be very efficient." Greenwald agrees, although she points out that Meetattheairport may still struggle to compete with other modern dating platforms -- such as group dinner dates or theater trips -- which provide earlier face-to-face meetings.
As it happens, I married a guy who's almost exactly my height, give or take a quarter inch. If I insisted on dating people my size, I'd have had a pretty empty dance card.
In my experience, while some tall women do insist on height, they're actually more flexible about these things than their average height sisters.
You can probably come up with your own counter-arguments to the evolutionary interpretation on your own. First, taller men may only stronger because we conflate height with weight and strength.
Short men are screwed when it comes to dating, right?