Women prefer dating tall men

Short men, on the other hand, get married at the lowest rates, and they marry women who are less educated and younger than they are.They also marry women who are closer to their height — or taller.

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Shorter men have relationships that more closely mirror traditional power dynamics: the man as breadwinner, the woman spending more time on housework.

“Our findings portray a pattern in which short men compensate for their status disadvantage by enacting other types of stereotypical masculinity,” Weitzman said.

If tall men have advantages when it comes to desirability, why do they do more housework than shorter men?

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TV personality Kim Kardashian, right, and her then-fiance, NBA basketball player Kris Humphries, arrive at the Kardashian Kollection launch party on Aug. While Humphries's height may have made him more attractive to her, their marriage did not last.

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