The average woman is eight percent shorter than her male partner.
Of course the ability to search for people who meet our criteria is part of the appeal of online dating.
He says, “A healthy 160-pound, 5-foot-5 man is going to be a stronger protector than a healthy 160-pound, 5-foot-11 man.
It’s been well documented, pound for pound, shorter men have greater endurance, stronger muscles, faster reaction times, faster body movement and are less likely to break bones.” Plus, he adds, “Shorter men live longer.
What’s interesting is how women use height in gauging their attraction for men.