I Am Short

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    I'm only 5'6 i consider myself short

    and I've bin short since i was a little kid
    PurpleMonkey34 PurpleMonkey34
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 6, 2016

    Below 5ft...

    i was born at average size.as time went i started to grow.i grew and grew till i was 4ft 10in at the age of 17.i am 19 now but i still am the same height.i jumped and hung to increase my height but not even an inch increased.i am so short that i easily get lost in the crowd.so if...
    shafana shafana
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 5, 2012

    I have to look up at girls

    who are only 5'1". So humiliating.
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    Mar 3, 2016

    You short gals are so lucky.

    I'm 5'10 and guys won't even look at me
    MissILovePassion MissILovePassion
    26-30, F
    16 Responses Mar 10, 2016

    I am only 4'8 and all my friends just tower

    over me i look really out of place with them
    tanney tanney
    18-21, F
    23 Responses Mar 9, 2016
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 29, 2016
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    1 Response Feb 7, 2016
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    Short people seem to do things a little

    differently. We always do things better ^_^
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    8 Responses Mar 21, 2015


    I'm only 4'9. i'm a midget. But i love it i say i'm just fun sized ^.^
    veronicacadena93 veronicacadena93
    22-25, F
    46 Responses Apr 18, 2011
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    6 Responses Jan 17, 2016
    xwitherosesxx xwitherosesxx
    16-17, F
    15 Responses Feb 1, 2016

    And tall men like us.

    Short women like us are so lucky.
    freespirited1991 freespirited1991
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jan 13, 2016

    When you are used to always being the shortest

    and all of a sudden somebody comes along who is shorter than you.
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    Feb 26, 2016

    I absolutely love being short

    and I love how tall my man is because I can wear any size heel and he is still taller than me. Being short makes me feel cute and feminine. I think when was younger I wanted to be taller but now I'm grateful for my height.
    sindyloub sindyloub
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    I am 16 almost 17 and I'm about five foot one.

    That would be considered short right?
    sagespoo sagespoo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2016
    Ch3y Ch3y
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 19, 2015

    when I was younger I use to be 5'4.

    but when I was 22 I shot up to 5'5. I'm funsize! always have been, always will be :)
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2016

    I'm not short, my height is just CUTE.

    .. Lol Short girls everywhere...
    Spicyandsweet Spicyandsweet
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    So yes I am 16 year old boy

    who is only 5'3 my dad is 5'8 173cm and my mom is 5'0 also.my twin sister is 5'0 can I still hit a growth spurt at my age and at least make it to my dad height or even one inch shorter I grow pretty good amount of facial hair to be specific I grow a pretty decent beard it grows...
    somnakuni somnakuni
    22-25, M
    Feb 4, 2016
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    16 Responses May 5, 2015

    you know the struggle reaching something off

    the top shelf? i know it especially when I'm at the grocery. xD
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    12 Responses Feb 24, 2016

    I'm 4'9," petite & 103 pounds.

    In my opinion this isn't a bad thing, if I can't reach something I use a step stool or wear hidden wedge platform sneakers so that I'm 5ft tall. The only time being this small sucks is when your bigger husband is abusing you and your too small and weak compared to him to fight...
    PerfectionPending PerfectionPending
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Mar 11, 2014

    I'm 5'1" AND A HALF (lol,

    that almost one inch matters a lot), but it isn't too upsetting tbh XD
    GummiBr GummiBr
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2016

    That amazing moment when you meet someone

    shorter than you, you feel like saying; come here little one, I will shield you from the world. LOL.
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 12, 2016

    I'm 5 even and my grandmother only got shorter

    as she aged so my fear is I'll be 4 something like her @_@
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    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    I hate it when I'm mad at my brothers

    or their friends, and I try to hit them, but they always end up picking me up and putting me over their shoulder. :c Tis irritating ._.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s
    7 Responses Oct 19, 2015

    I am literally half the size of everyone I know.

    Friends family does it matter. people are always like OMG you are so tiny and cute. And I'm always like what I can't hear you all the way down here
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    5 Responses Jun 24, 2014
    themoonstone themoonstone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2016
    ThatAwkwardFriend ThatAwkwardFriend
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Feb 7, 2016

    Sort of, im about 5 ft 9,

    which is a bit less than average but not too bad. But if you ever get sad about your height, just remember Eazy muthaphukkin E was only 5 ft 2, and he banged pretty much every girl he saw!
    Ashley318 Ashley318
    26-30, M
    Mar 10, 2016

    Well I'm not exactly very short

    but I've been 5'3 since I was 12. I wish I was taller like 5'8. But I heard most guys prefer average height and short guys right?
    LonleyGirl2000 LonleyGirl2000
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2016

    I'm 5'1, I think that's 155.

    I have a rather high pitched voice as well, and I don't talk very loudly so no one can often hear me :/ Maybe it's cuz I'm Asian that made me genetically short, but my grandfather is British so .-. I'm studying in Britain at the moment, and everyone around me is like HUGE. They...
    MelondropTea MelondropTea
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    IM 5"1 And a half and

    when ever I see a tall person ( 5"9 and above ) I always ask them " how's the weather up there".
    kittenmajor kittenmajor
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2016

    hii I am not a short person I am 5'11 I have a

    rqst to all those persons who think they are short specially girls u are not short god make you like that u look like a teddy bear and for boys if some one say u u are short kick him in nuts there is no sin in being short we cant choose our height by our wish
    raxstar raxstar
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2016

    Just because im 5ft almost 1 doesn't mean you

    can mock me with your tallness.
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    Im the middle child of my family

    and shorter than my younger siblings :( WTH !
    PreciousDiamond2 PreciousDiamond2
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Oct 14, 2015

    **** you 5'5". if only i could add one foot to

    that and go back to playing basketball.
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2016
    juanac1996 juanac1996
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2015
    brandinichole85 brandinichole85
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    I'm a shorty & I absolutely adore it!

    ! ☺️☺️ yes, it definitely has it's downsides like not being about to reach things!! Lol but we're funner to play with(;
    Batchick420 Batchick420
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 13, 2014

    5'2" and proud! Stopped growing

    after 14! On the good side, though, I still fit into the clothes I wore 7 years ago ...
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    3 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    I'm 17 and I'm 5'2 since I was 14.

    I hate the fact I'm the shortest one between my friends :( everyday they making fun of me.
    manel2504 manel2504
    22-25, F
    72 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    I could be short but remember

    if you got on my nerves I'd easily punch you on your nuts. Keep it on your mind.
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    4 Responses Mar 27, 2015

    Take It All In Stride.

    I'm a whopping 5 feet and 2 inches! I don't really mind much. The only time it "bothers" me, is when things are high up on shelves. Shopping can sometimes be tricky if I can't find someone tall to reach things for me. You'd be suprised at how many time I've been yelled at by...
    shineon09 shineon09
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Im little. 155cm that a friend on here worked

    out for me was 5'1. I have no idea what that is but Americans will understand that. All my friends and jus about everyone my age is taller than me. Except for some. There are a few who are my size. I think Id be more popular if I was taler but I cant do anything about that can I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2016

    I'm 4'10 and 15. This can be tough on male.

    I stand tall and don't let it bring me down. I want to be taller when I am older.
    CircleSquareTriangle CircleSquareTriangle
    16-17, M
    4 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    I may not be strong enough,

    but I can turn my mouth into a deadly weapon.
    PetiteChica PetiteChica
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2015

    It's so annoying when people don't take you

    seriously when you're mad lol
    PetiteChica PetiteChica
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2016

    It's hard being 5 foot 2.

    ...I can't reach the top shelf of anything!!!!!!
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter
    22-25, F
    38 Responses May 13, 2014

    Lol im 4'9 and 17. thats TOO short.

    I wish i was atleast 5'1
    Coldest90 Coldest90
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2016

    I'm 5'5" here, and nearly everyone

    that I know is taller than me, save two.. :(
    DakotaLesmercy DakotaLesmercy
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Mar 10, 2016
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    12 Responses Apr 24, 2015
    talltim815 talltim815
    Apr 10, 2016

    Well I could say average

    but I'm shorter than most people. I wish I was a tad bit taller.
    rockerchick9000 rockerchick9000
    26-30, F
    Mar 20, 2016

    Uhh I'm new here so I don't know.

    Anyways My name is Nayelis and I struggle to be happy because I'm short for my age I'm only 4'7 and I'm 13 in the 8th grade . I have a boyfriend and I'm scared that he might leave me because I might not grow anymore . So there's some shots I can take to grow and exercises but...
    Nayelis Nayelis
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    im 17, 5'4" but i kinda like it.

    .. ofcourse i'd love to be about 2 inches taller
    thatbitchuhate thatbitchuhate
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Dec 23, 2015
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