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I Am Short

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4,907 People

    HunnyMuffin HunnyMuffin 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    SkullRoseInsignia SkullRoseInsignia 16-17, T 5 Responses Jul 25

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

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

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    Nobody talks about how your feet don't reach

    the floor when you're sitting. I'm 5'1" and need a footstool at the dinner table...and in the bathroom. Don't judge me. Petite pants are hardly petite, when they're for women 5'4" and usually have an inseam of 31 or 30 inches. I need 29 inches for boots and 27.5 for flats. I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 18

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    I Wish I Was Taller

    I have always been short, i'm barely 5'0 feet... well practically 4'11 but still!!!!!, I'm nineteen years old and officially finished growing. it was especially hard in high school since I was so short, everyone was so much taller than me and since I was always the shortest...
    Fezzii Fezzii 18-21, F 29 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Itsjakedam23 Itsjakedam23 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Ch3y Ch3y 16-17, F 10 Responses May 19

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    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I went to the doctor the other day

    and they measured me and told me I'm 5' 1" and that I've apparently shrunk. The doctor said I was 5' 4" in 6th grade, but now I'm starting high school this year. It's probably all that stupidly delicious cappuccino ._. everyone around me is tall and stuff and here i am just...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    I hate being short! I use step stools to reach

    shot and it's ridiculous. Damn tall ******* are so lucky. They don't need help. They can easily reach **** and can do lots of thinks tall people can do. Man I KILL to be tall. I also get mistaken for a small child and I HATE it when someone rests their arms on my head. THAT'S...
    shortgirlwithmoretolove shortgirlwithmoretolove 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    Kierstyne Kierstyne 26-30, F 17 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    emjagrace emjagrace 16-17, F 19 Responses Feb 3

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    izzzy098 izzzy098 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    I am sooo short, 4'7" actually

    and every semester of college I run into someone wether it's in the bathroom or in the hallway someone comes up to me and say "you're really short", like I don't already know that I feel like punching them. You don't go around pointing out obvious things like. I mean I could go...
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I have a helping hand.

    I won't say all people who are not tall should have one but it is a great help to me. Correction, I have access to 2 at home and I keep 1 in the car.
    comfi comfi 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Heck, yes, I'm SHORT.

    God only let's things grow until they're PERFECT. Some of us didn't take as long as others ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    I'm 5'8. Why did I ever have to stop growing,

    I wanted to be at least 6'2
    DeathSaw DeathSaw 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm travel size. I'm 19

    and 5ft and I love it. Mostly because I'm the master at hide and seek and I can still fit under the kitchen sink.
    Santos21 Santos21 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    I'm 4'10 and 21 years old.

    ... I get mistaken for a young teen, jokes and cutesy compliments from strangers, all the time. I wish I was just 5'4, that would be better.
    beebeexoxox beebeexoxox 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 8

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    I say "fight me" a lot

    for a girl who is 5'4 and has a hard time opening some doors because they're too heavy...
    ScarlettRoss ScarlettRoss 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    it's my last name....

    does that count?
    OscarTheFemboyFurry99 OscarTheFemboyFurry99 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    jamestyger1 jamestyger1 13-15, M Jul 28

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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    I was born with Achondroplasia,

    a form of dwarfism. Because of that, I'm only 4ft tall. Life hasn't been easy, I was bullied in school, kids calling me shrimp or midget.
    Rosalindaj Rosalindaj 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    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 8 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Vicecream Vicecream 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I am 4'5". Feels like I need to have this on my

    profile. I get messages from people who end up leaving me hanging and dissapear once I tell them my size. They say tall guys like short girls and guys in general like short girls. But I guess there's a limit because I'm not seeing this.
    dizzy82 dizzy82 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    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
    shrimptastical shrimptastical 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses May 5

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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 27

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    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Haha, a lot of people find this sad,

    but i find it funny, especially when I'm at the store and i can't reach a simple soda or candy
    FivePointOh FivePointOh 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I'm 5'1 and done growing.

    How come hispanics aren't tall? Its no fair. 🙅
    SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I hate being short...

    . I don't like it at all
    IwillBePretty4U IwillBePretty4U 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Success is the best revenge

    short. I walk into a room and the subtext is short. Women pat me on the head. Men think they can mess with me and they do. Not because they are good or smart, but because they are taller. My boss  regularly, openly  ridicules  me for being short. Makes fun of the...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 24 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    I thought I was 5'1,

    and I went to the doctor today and I'm actually 5'3 ;-; Is that still short? 😂😂
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 28

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    Rika39 Rika39 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 26

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    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 9 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    Climbing on the counter

    because you can't reach the cup in the cabinet SHORT GIRL PROBLEMS!
    skyebrookson skyebrookson 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    This is my current thought in my daily life.

    I'm like a midget but that doesn't bother me because people find me cute and adorable. The problem is that there's a world up there that I'd never have the chance to know. I keep my hopes that one day I'd past my 5'ft weight.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 20

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    lizc99 lizc99 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I use a wheelchair and I am 1.

    55m (5ft 1in). Even if I stand up I still can't reach high shelves in stores and standing is not possible now.
    comfi comfi 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    While I've been out tonight I feel miserable.

    I realize that no woman is attracted to a short guy. It usually doesn't happen. No wonder I get friendzoned.
    ElSabre101 ElSabre101 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm 5'2 with long puffy hair

    and short legs . I hope I grow more
    shiasan shiasan 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    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 36-40, F 15 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    I'm only 5ft tall. Haven't grown

    since I was 14 years old. I like being short though, it's kinda cute :3
    MissRainDrops97 MissRainDrops97 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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