So, how has your life changed after you've bulked up and become muscular?
As your body changes, so will people's perceptions of you.
If it holds true that shorter men don’t have as many dating opportunities, if nothing else, I think shorter men would try harder to be funny, caring, empathetic, honest, hardworking — and just be a gentleman.
In that case, the rationale might be that they are more loyal.” Short men , “The female preference for tall partners may present an increased risk of desertion or cuckoldry (paternity by another male) to shorter men.” But, Au notes, the historical and even evolutionary preference for taller men may be misguided.
It's easy to underestimate how important it is just to look each other right in the eye. Probably while he was chilling in a bar in college, a tall, beautiful woman pointed at him and drunk whisper-yelled to her friend, "He's so cute but also short. " She's a sad, vague memory now, and you are the most beautiful lady in the world to him.7.
Shorter men have lower incidences of cardiovascular disease when comparing taller men with the same health conditions.” Short men may be known for their “Napoleon complex,” but as Chiara Atik wrote in a 2012 post for the How About We blog quality to have in a boyfriend.” She also notes, “the general consensus from women seems to be that guys who don’t necessarily feel the most attractive will often work much harder in bed, whereas the Don Drapers of the world, who are used to being wanted and pursued by women, focus more on the act of receiving pleasure than giving it.” (Actor Jon Hamm, who plays Don Draper on “Mad Men,” is 6’2″.) Blogger Jeanna Barrett – who is going on 50 dates to food trucks (my kind of girl) – says in this post that short guys make great dates because they “are a more comfortable hug height and fit like puzzle pieces in your arms.” I understand where she’s coming from.
While I’m not sure that dating a guy who is several inches shorter than me would work for me (I’m only 5’4″), I do prefer guys who are around my height or just a little bit taller … I joked recently that, “When it comes to relationships, the guy has to be taller.
People generally do not take me seriously, including girls.
Since we already have a thread for people to share their stories of going from being obese to being muscular and fit, I want to start a thread for people who had the opposite problem.