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      I get a lot of mixed reviews. I am a 5' 8.5" girl and have weighed between 125-139 the past few years. While most of my friends call me skinny, my mother at 5' 10" and 115 pounds says I am "normal" whereas my brother at 6' 3" and 145 pounds often calls me fat. ...
    whitedragon2 whitedragon2 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    I do not think I will ever comprehend why people feel like they can be cruel and harassing to thin people. I heard a woman on the radio indignantly say "When I see those twigs [insultingly referring to thin women] I just want to break them!". Why would you want to break me...
    Cloud1010 Cloud1010 36-40, F Feb 19, 2013

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    Well I'm not VERY tall, but I'm just tall. I'm 24 years old and 5'8" or 9. I like and dislike my height. I like the fact that we have more advantages but the downside of it is...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F Sep 10

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    Okay so im 14 and im 5"10 and i wear a size 10. Btw im a girl. I really hate my height. Like idky other girls are like being tall is so cool n blah blah saying they wish they were...
    imbeyonce imbeyonce 13-15, F Aug 31

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    what kind of men did you grow-up around? i don't like to talk much about my fondness for tall men (especially if they're lanky like the actor who played King Edward VIII on "W.E...
    peppersasen peppersasen 26-30 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Back in college I met up with a really good friend named Dierdre. She was 6' 1', in excellent physical condition and played college volleyball. She had this long waist length...
    Unreasonable1 Unreasonable1 36-40, M Sep 19

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    Two of Them Actually. With one of them I was a freshman. 5, 1 at the time (I've only grown two inches since then). He was a senior & the tallest guy in school. It was never...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm six feet tall and everyone "congratulates" me for that. They wish they were me, wanna be as tall as me. But I never wanted to be tall. The average hight in the PH is like 5"4...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Depending on your point of view, I may seem tall already. I turned 14 about 3 months ago, I'm about 5'10'' and I have a 6'3'' wingspan. I would love to be taller. I'm already a...
    Gavin2113 Gavin2113 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I stand at 6'-2" or 1:88 cm high, and I weigh in at 215 lbs. I have a daughter who is the same height as myself, her mother is only 5'-9". And a son who is just at 6'-0". I have...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Since I started my teen years I've been slender I eat like a cow but I don't grow at all and believe it or not people get teased for being skinny too and I'm naturally skinny I...
    UnconventionalBeauty UnconventionalBeauty 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I am 5'9. Not that tall but decently tall for a woman. Still limits the heels I have been able to wear on dates over the years. Seems there are not as many tall men around.
    loner426 loner426 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 5

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    6' 7". everyone has always told me "wow it must be wonderful to be so tall. Try to buyclothing or shoes. Also even Im so tall I am atracted to women who are 5.0 to 5.8 feet tall.
    subtrainer subtrainer 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I'm 5'10, sometimes I like being tall, other times I just feel awkward because I tower over my friends. Once I decided to wear heels to the shops... It was a big mistake because I...
    channy205 channy205 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    I'm 6'0 and I am quite happy with my height, I don't understand why so many girls want to be shorter. I come from a tall family so obviously I'm going to be tall. It's not that big...
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Taller than my parents. I'm around 5'10'' tall.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I'm 5'5" so I'm not tall enough to be a blocker but I am tall enough to be an outside hitter.
    AsuraIV AsuraIV 18-21, F Sep 16

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    I wouldn't say I'm 'very' tall, but tall. 5'7.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    I've been tall my whole life, some look at tall women like they're a freak of nature. But long legs are beautiful . I love it !
    Roses18 Roses18 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love tall guys but I guess everyone is taller than me since I'm only 5'4" but looking up at someone who is 6'0"+ is amazing.
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yeah I'm tall 6'5 to be exact There's good points and bad points to being tall...but we'll leave that for another experience ;)
    sixstring77 sixstring77 36-40, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    In the 8th grade I started at a new school and met this boy. He was tall, lanky and a little bit dorky - but to me he was the bee's knees. We had lunch and gym together, I never...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Sep 12

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    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think tall men are very hot. I am 5"8 and always wanted a man who over powers me. Makes me feel protected and safe.
    cagedlady cagedlady 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    Okay so I know what your expecting, oh she probably has no meat on her bones, or no shape, or even no butt! BUT you guys are wrong my mom is really curvy and average but my dad is...
    Naturalxoxo Naturalxoxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    There is so much meaning in a surname. For example, just the sound or pronunciation of the name might suggest where one came from. Surnames often reflect other meanings. An example...
    iworkout2much iworkout2much 61-65, M Sep 5

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    I'm clumsy, yeah my head's a mess,'Cause you got me growing taller everyday,We're giants in a little man's world My heart is pumping up so big that it could burst.
    Silentcare Silentcare 22-25, M Sep 7

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    i'm very petite and i just love how my boyfriend is so tall i feel so safe in his arms
    xolexissss xolexissss 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I feel most comfortable with an older 60+ tall 6' and more guy with weight and wants to have an exclusive person in their life. Must be honest, loyal, kind, have a prayer life...
    sunshinehigh sunshinehigh 66-70 Sep 14

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    6'3" tall enough too turn any ladies on?;)
    ChevBoy94 ChevBoy94 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    My boyfriend is 6'7". One foot taller than me (:
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F Sep 15

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    I'm mean, they are just too hot for me :3! <3 I want a really, REALLY tall boyfriend.
    elisasama elisasama 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    My man is 6'5" and I love that about him :) I'm 5'9" so I'm tall, so we are perfect for each other!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 16

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    I love tall guys,i am 5'7 and i like it when i can be called short for once,all my friends are 5'6 and lower so i'm height conscious...lol
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    I like my adorable tall roommate. Friendly, sweet & gentle giant. My roommate stands 6'4" at 200+ pounds. Will aways protect me & be there for me forever, when I move on with my...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 16

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    I forgot to mentioned, I'm 4'10" & chubby. My roommate is sooo tall, very likeable and has piercing sparkling blue eyes!
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 16

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    I'm a really short girl (5'2) and I love guys a lot taller than me.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    But then all guys are taller than I am :/
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Pshh but I'm taller than everyone -.- which sucks
    PrincessManuela PrincessManuela 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Well taller than me anyway lol :)
    PandaLovee PandaLovee 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    At least taller than me. I'm 5'0
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    6'2" 260 pounds😛 i an proud to be fat and tall
    abc0924 abc0924 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I'm 5'9 (: some days I feel shorter, and other days I feel taller.
    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    My boyfriend is really tall like he has to pick me up if he wants to kiss me or hug me it's so funny
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F Sep 16

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    I'm 5'7 , how tall are all ya'll (:
    VictoriaKeepItReal VictoriaKeepItReal 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 17

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    I'm 5ft 8ins tall....not bad for a girl!
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I'm 5'2 but I have a tall personality.
    halfpace halfpace 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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