At this point, it’s important to focus less on physical characteristics in order to pay more attention to who is going to be a good catch emotionally – and who will last over the long haul.When my clients start dating someone new, I couldn’t care less about what the individual looks like. Does he have a job that allows him to care of himself financially?Sexual attraction largely derives from your upbringing.What’s interesting about my client, Alexis, is that she had it wrong when it comes to her attitude about short men.She is one of my clients who has never dated a short man, and she has no intention to ever date one.
Some of the kindest, strongest and most committed men I know are short.
The message many women send short men goes something like this: Yeah, sorry, but nothing you could say or do could ever give you a chance with me. For those of you who insist that you’re not attracted to short men, you should, at least, try to have a good reason why you’re not.
Men and women both fall prey to the (remarkably persistent) myth that sexual attraction works on auto-pilot, as if we are all preprogrammed to be attracted to the ones who captivate our attention. The type of person you’re attracted to depends largely on your beliefs. My client, Alexis, comes from the most machismo family I can imagine, full of firefighters, Marines, and gobs of Old Spice. In Alexis’ family, she was the only daughter and the men in her family were brawny and tough.
Twenty-three percent of men but only four percent of women said they were open to a relationship in which the woman was taller.
"Women's cultural vision is being feminine, having a man big enough to make her feel protected.