Celebrities dating taller women
And below same-height—where the wife is taller—we see fewer in the population than we would expect by chance.(There also are relatively few couples at the man-much-taller end of the spectrum—at 9 inches or greater—where the difference apparently becomes awkward, a pattern also seen in the British study.)Humans could couple up differently, if they wanted to.The average male (5ft 10in) is obviously taller than the average female (5ft 4.5in) so you’d expect more cases where the man is taller but would this really account for as many incidents as the research shows or do women specifically go for taller men?
Otherwise, as retired colonel Martha Mc Sally put it with regard to the ban on women in combat positions, "Pee Wee Herman is OK to be in combat but Serena and Venus Williams are not going to meet the standard."Second, how we handle that average difference is a matter of social construction: We can ignore it, minimize it, or exaggerate it. Because everyone knows men are taller on average, straight couples in which the man is shorter raise a problem of gender performance.They found that the woman was taller in 4.1 percent of cases.