Does a guy's height matter?

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Doesaguy’sheightmatter?

Doesit?Maybealittle?Ormorethanalittle?

Isitinconsequential?ordothebiologicalpowersthatbe,rulethatnomanunder6foot

tallcanevercatchaladieseye?

Firstofall,youhavetoletgoofthenotionthat“womenwantamatewhoisstrongand

tallandcanprovide,protectandproduce.”Thetruthis,womenwantthesethingsin

theirguy,butitisusuallynotintheorderofprioritythatmostmenthink.

Everybodyhasexpectations.Everybodyhassomeinnerchecklistofcharacteristicsand

traitsthattheylookforinapotentialmate,andwhenthey“see”theseinaperson,their

alarmsgooff,there’sflashbombsandsparklesandalotofdifferentmeaninglessnoise

thatsignalanopportunitytobumptheirlifetoahigherplaneofexistence.

Soeverybody,maleandfemale,islookingforsomething,butifawomanisdumb

enoughtonotdateyoubecauseofyourheight,eventhoughyouareagreatperson,she

probablyisn’tworthyourtime.

Womenwanttall,strong,muscularmen,buttheyalsowantsmart,funny,decisiveand

confidentdudeswhoarehonestandareconfidentintheirownskin.Andthesearethe

traitsthatreallymatter.

1.Womenwantmenwhowearwell-fittingclothes

Sincethebeginningoftimeandhumansociety,youngboyshavewonderedwhat

exactlymakesthegirlsinclass(orcave,ifyou’retalkingabouttheStoneAge)blushand

giggleandlaughwithcertainboysbutnotwith(many)others.Andithurtsevenmore

whentheylaughatthejokesthatarenotevenfunny.Imean,whowouldlaughatajoke

aboutBromine?Thegirlswould,that’sforsure.

Thinkbacktosecondaryschool.Whatwasthecommonattributeofthemostpopular

guys?Youguessedit!Theyworefittingclothes.

Whenaguywearsclothesthatfit,hesignalstonearbywomenthatheissmart,

confidentandthoughtful.Womenjustloveguyswhoactuallyputsomethoughtintothe

clothestheybuyandwearinsteadofjustthrowingonwhateverhappenstobeonthe

couchatthatmomentbecause,well,ifyoubuygoodclothingforyourself,thenyou

wouldnaturallybuygoodclothingforhertoo.

Toaddtothis,clean,well-suitingclothingthatisappropriatefortheseasonandoccasionmakesaguylookmorehandsome.Morethan20percentso,tobeexact.If

youhaveanicetaperingtorso(shapedlikeaV),youwanttowearclothingthatshows

thisoff,asopposedtoboxieroutfitsthatwouldhidethis.Ifyouhaveastockierbody

type,wearclothingthatplayonyournaturalstrengths.Forexample,youmighthave

greatarms,soyouwouldwearclothingthatfitsnugglyatthearms.Ingeneral,aman’s

dressingshouldalwaysbuildonthestrengthsofhisphysique.Thiswouldmakeyoua

veryattractivestudindeed.

2.AdoptaHairstyleWithSomeVolume

Whetherit’samohawkorapunk-stylecutorathree-stepfadeallaround,anyhairstyle

thatashortguyusesshouldhavevolume.Thiswillmakehimlooktaller,biggerand

morerugged.Conversely,aguyinthissituationmustnotgrowhisbeardlong.Those

justmakeyoulookunattractive,dingyandunstylish.It’sfunnyhowmanyguysIseewho

tryto“use”thispracticeto“show”howtheyarenotchildren.Arealmancanbespotted

akilometreandhalfaway.Hedoesn’tneedaprophet’sfacialhairtoproveheismature.

Ipersonallyuseagraduallyfadingroundcutmostofthetime.It’swhatIfeelmost

comfortablewith.But,generally,agoodhaircutwilladdatleastaninchofheighttothe

moderately-tallman.Ifhewas5foot6,nowheis5foot7;ifhewas5foot10,hiscut

makeshiman11(onlyoneinchshyoftheGoldenSixFoot).Nobuzzcutsfortheunder?sixguy.

Now,Icannottalkaboutgroominghairtopsidewithoutatleastmentioningits

complement.Well-groomedfacialhairisveryimportanttocomplementthetopsidehair

andmakeyoulookmoremanly.Unlessyouhavenoneatall,ofcourse.

Evenapeachfuzzmustbetreatedwithalltheseverityandtemerityatwo-inchdeep

growthdeserves.Thereasonisthat,facialhaircanmakeyoulookmoreattractiveby

naturallyprojectingthelineofyourjaw.Itcanalsocoveruplightscarsfromacneor

pastfights.Ifgroomedproperly,abeardandmoustachecanworkwondersonyour

personalappearance.

3.BeConfidentInYourOwnSkin

Soyoudresswellandareonmorethanfirst-nametermswithyourbarber,butitstill

doesn’tfeellikeyou’rereadytotakeontheworld.What’swrong?

Insteadoftakingastraightanswer,whydon’tweanalysethisproblemandseewhythe

answer(whichwewillpretendtonotknowatthemoment)works.Letusdoalittlebitof

reverseengineering.

Whathappenswhenyouseeaconfidentguy?Younoticehisconfidence,right?From

thewayhecarrieshimself,hismannerisms,hisgestures,thewayhetalks.Literally,

guys,everythingjustexudesthatconfidence.Andyouknowinstantlythatmanisan

alphamale.

Aconfidentguywillalwayshavetheedgebecausepeoplesubconsciouslypickupthose

confidencevibesthatarealwaysfloatingaroundhim.Ahireroflabourwillpickthe

confidentdudeanytime(exceptinthosecasesofextremeineptitude,inwhichcasehe

needstodomorewithhislife);awomanwillchoosetheconfidentdude;theminister,

thelecturer,thecashieratthebank,they’lleachchoosetheconfidentdude.Why?Because,confidenceispower.Andhumanbeingsarehardwiredtoseekoutpowerand

attachthemselvestoit.

Whentheconfidentguywalksonthestreet,hissweaterandjeanslookbetterthanthe

three-piecesuitbesidebecausehenaturallywalkswithhisheadhigh,hischestpumped

andhisgazeunwavering.Heisanalphamalewhoknowshisworthandisnothard?pressedto“prove”himself.Itdoesnotevenmatterthathemightbefive-sixorweigh

120poundsorhavezitsthesizeofgolfballslitteringhisforehead.Noneofthese

matterbecauseheknowshisworthisbeyondhiszitsorhiscarmodelorhisbank

accountbalance.Andpeoplewillnotice!

Sure,itiseveryman’sresponsibilitytobethebestmanhepossiblycan,tobetterhis

education,tostrengthenhispurchasingpower,buttheconfidentmanunderstandsheis

aworkinprogress,andonlypeoplerelevanttohisjourneyneedapprovethis.

Youneedtobeconfident.

4.WearClothesThatAreInProportion

Icannotsaythisenough.

Let’sfaceit.Noguyeverlooksgoodinclothesthatareoutofproportion,butsomelook

evenworsethanothers.Asamoderately-heightedguy,largeshirtswilldolittletoflatter

yourphysiqueandwillfranklyjustmakeyoulookboxyandover-weight.Idonoteven

wanttotellyouhowmuchdamagelargetrouserswilldotoyourimage.Youneedto

weartopsthatfitaroundyourtorso,andpairthemoffwithtrousersthatfityourbutt,

thighs,calvesandankles.Tootightandyoulooklikeacutelittleman,whichis

obviouslynotthelookwearelookingfor.Toolooseandyou’lllooklikeyou’rewadingin

yourownpants.

Todothisright,youneedtobuyclothesthatareaboutyoursize,andthentailorthema

littletofitjustright.Havingapersonaltailorforthis,helpsloadsbecausehe’llknow

whatlooksbestonyouandhowtodevelopthatrightfit.Nottomentioncostswillcome

cheaper,too.

5.DevelopAnAttractivePersonality

Well,noneofthese“hacks”willworkproperlyunlessyouareapplyingtherightfertilizer.

Ifpeopleseeyouasajerkoradouchebag,itwon’tmatterthatyourclothesarefittingor

yourhairis1.5incheslong.Thesewilljustmakeyouseemsnobbyandstandoffish.To

properlypulloffthesetips,youneedtobeattractive.Arude,bossy,snobbypersonawill

putmostpeopleoff,andtheonesthatdocomearoundwillprobablycomewiththe

samepersonalitypackage.Simplethingslikesaying“excuseme”and“thankyou”leave

lastingimpressionsonpeople.Andhelpingacolleagueorneighbourcarrysomething

heavywillopendoorstonewrelationships.Learningtohaveanopen,invitingsmile

mighttakesometime,butitwillsurelybeworthit.Whatmakesthisstepsoeffectiveis

thatpeoplealwaysbringotherpeopleupintheirconversations.Say,forexample,that

youhelpedMrsJames,who’s60andwidowed,carryherboxofpotatoesupthestairs

toherflat,she’lltellherfriendMrsJonesandhersonMrDave.MrsJoneswilltellher

daughters,SamandPearl,andthey’lltelltheircrewofthreebestfriends.Meanwhile,Mr

Davenowknowsyouhelpedhismotherwhilehewasawayandwillbelookingforwaystostartaconversationandgettoknowyoubetter;andhe’llmentionthistohislead?guitaristfriend,Chris.Now,imaginethatyoualsoplaytheguitar,orareinterestedin

learning,whatdoyouthinkcouldhappen?

Inanutshell,peoplewillthinkyouaremoreattractiveiftheyarealreadyattractedtoyou.

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