" They won't say it in that form, but you know how people say one thing that really means the opposite? I am not thinking about dumping him because he is shorter or anything, but why do people say this, and does it matter that he is shorter?
READ MORE: 'Men Can't Help What They're Attracted To' - Why Men Prefer That Extra Inch Of Female Flesh In The Summer Perhaps the questions and comments are a patriarchal hangover from a time when men were expected to lift girls onto horses and joust for their honour.
Well, my boyfriend can lift me every which way, although I’ve never seen him joust (and surely it’s all dependant on the height of the horse?
I’m slightly beanpole-esque and my boyfriend is built like a tank (a nice tank.
One that looks good in boxers and gives good hugs), which means that when I can’t stand up, he can bulldoze through crowds while supporting my weight.
If your friends don't get the idea that their comments are upsetting to you, and stop, then it may be time to re-consider whether hanging out with them is really worth it.