I Am Tall

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,970 People

    There are many great things to come from being

    tall, but one of the most bothersome is redundant questions. Family Parties for the past 2 years: Wow ANON you've gotten so tall, you never stop growing! (Me) - Uh, I've been the same height for like two years now... No way ANON! You've got to be growing still I mean look at...
    Kmade Kmade
    18-21, M
    8 Responses Dec 13, 2014

    I'm a 6'3" female, and I'm built like an NFL

    lineman. Been big all my life and overweight. Never bothered me till I got married and had kids. My husband is 6'1" and 200 lbs, so I feel ginormous. add the baby weight and I swear people think I've climbed down some bean stalk.
    Tig528 Tig528
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 17

    I'm only 5'10 so I'm not

    that tall but someone always has to point out how tall I am and it gets on my nerves. I get stares too. My sister and mother are both 5'2 and my dad is 6'1 so I dont know how I got so tall! :(
    MissILovePassion MissILovePassion
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 12

    im 5'8" but i hate that.

    i love my height only when i play volleyball
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    I Want To Be Shorter

    I want to shrink a couple inches. I'm not hugely tall, but still considered tall to some people. I'm 5'10" and a girl. Do you know how much that friggin SUCKS?!?! All the guys that I'm attracted to just so happens to be either the same height as me or shorter. I envy a lot of my...
    Lady808 Lady808
    18-21, F
    96 Responses Mar 5, 2012

    I am 5' 8" so I'm relatively tall.

    It has its perks and it's downfalls.
    StarryDreamer87 StarryDreamer87
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    I was always the tallest growing up at 5'11".

    I was so mad when I didn't reach 6 foot! the struggle!
    cjrt1 cjrt1
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    I am very tall.. 6'5 to be exact.

    Gets a little annoying when people continually ask me if I play basketball and/or how tall I am haha. But it's all good.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015

    I'm 6'3 barefoot and it's awesome

    and bad at the same time. I get stares at ALL THE TIME. People especially men are intimidated by me. Taller men are intimidated by me so yeah. I do play volleyball in college and yeah and no I don't play basketball.
    AmazonLizzy AmazonLizzy
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    I am just over 6 foot tall.

    I hate it as I hit my head a lot but its good as you can see all in big crowds
    paulstevens123 paulstevens123
    22-25, M
    11 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I love my height... as Im 6`4 Though

    when I was growing up as a teenager I had the opposite feelings as I had difficulties getting designer clothes in my size.
    NinoBrown2k NinoBrown2k
    36-40, M
    Dec 7, 2015

    i am 5'7.5" tall 15 yr old indian boy.

    i am quite tall. i am taller than almost all women. my family says i am growing like a giraffe
    pigeon1234567 pigeon1234567
    13-15, M
    Mar 5
    aaronfunn aaronfunn
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jan 14

    Am I Freakishly Tall?

    i'm a girl. i'm 16. 17 next year. i guess i'm about 5'5 or 5'6. i've been bullied because of my height n looks. it sucks.. i dont cut myself but i always cried so hard Β every night n had intention to commit suicide..Β  in my country, i am like a gorilla when i'm standing next to...
    OverMyHead95 OverMyHead95
    16-17, F
    22 Responses Dec 10, 2011

    I recently fell in love with my height.

    5"11 and when I wear heels I'm a tall 6"1!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    14 Responses Aug 13, 2015
    BigGirlWithLove BigGirlWithLove
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    Feeling good enough to start taking pics again

    now. reason why is in other pics. And just goes to prove how tall i really an for all the people out there that dont belive
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    I am a very tall lady

    and stand 6 foot tall barefoot. With high heels on I am 6'4" tall. I have always loved being tall as my family and husband and kids are too.
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    I am 6'1 and I get people saying all the time

    to me that Asians are always short. I think this is a bad stereotype. I know lots of tall Asians. I also know a lot of very short white people.
    MeanAsianGirl MeanAsianGirl
    18-21
    5 Responses Aug 14, 2015

    I'm 13 and I hate being tall.

    I'm 5'7 and the boys at my school like the short girls. :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    11 Responses Apr 14

    The worst thing about being tall : clothes

    and shoes stop fitting you :/ I'm 6"1'
    MMXVI MMXVI
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Mar 10

    Idk if you can tell from this picture,

    but I'm 5'7" haha. I still love wearing heels though.
    httpKelly httpKelly
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Jul 6, 2014

    I may be annoying but people still have to look

    up at me in one way or another πŸ˜†
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 22

    I'm 5'10/5'11... 6 ft with shoes on.

    .. it's a blessing and a curse.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 8

    Terra Alta Incognita

    So I've been tall my whole life- some people have growth spurts, but I grew fast and all but stopped by high school. Obviously, it gives me a certain lack of perspective about being anything but the first one asked to reach something high on a shelf, standing out in every crowd...
    AthenaAdAbsurdum AthenaAdAbsurdum
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2007
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 5

    Ya pretty much , everyone at school calls me

    the green gient cuz, i eat my veggies and drink my milk , im really tall for my age and my fav colors are green .
    beaches21 beaches21
    13-15, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    I'm a 6'7 guy........

    you ladies like? Message me. ................but I like short women.
    RJguy90 RJguy90
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 7
    raven19691 raven19691
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Eirin Eirin
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Mar 21

    I'm 19 years old and 6'1 it used to bother me

    being so tall when I was in my early teens but then I got used to it and started seeing the positive things to my height, but then I fell in love with my best friend and he's now my boyfriend but he's 5'8 and the same feelings are starting to come back to me as when I didn't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    I'm 5'11" and I am insecure about my height

    because I am a girl. I hate standing out.
    kd126 kd126
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Feb 16

    I wasn't always especially tall

    until I grew nearly 8 inches one summer ... And then kept going. I'm from a tall family so when I was below average they wondered if something was wrong with me; now I'm the tallest in my whole family.
    Talltalldrew Talltalldrew
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2015
    talltim815 talltim815
    31-35
    Apr 19
    Linsmile81 Linsmile81
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    I'm around 5'9 I love it

    and hate it at the same time!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 13

    Lol i'm always super awkward

    when I wear heels. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE heels, but the extra height they give me, and I'm already 5'11? It's like, good grief!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 23

    Feeling good enough to start taking pics again

    now. reason why is in other pics. And just goes to prove how tall i really an for all the people out there that dont beliveIm 6'9 btw :P
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    27 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    I am so tall.. Around 6'5

    or 6'6. I use to always hit my head on stuff before I finally got use to my height lol. Everyone is always asking me how tall I am. It gets annoying at times but it's all good haha.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 28

    I am a VERY tall woman.

    I am 6'4 and loving it. I used to be self conscious and I got picked on a LOT for my height but I love it. I've been this tall since I was 17. School was hell. Boys picked fight fights with me and girls picked on me. Middle school was so bad. Girls would harass, taunt and...
    LaylaBird LaylaBird
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 13

    I am very tall, for a female especially.

    ..I'm about 6'....and I don't like being this tall...but what can ya do? --lots of useless comments on here...i am no longer responding to anything said on this... i just said i don't like to be this tall, that's all i said, and y'all are acting foolish... there's a LOT of...
    701TaintedLove 701TaintedLove
    31-35, F
    27 Responses Aug 30, 2015

    I'm 6'1 but I still love my heels.

    When I was younger I used to feel weird about it but then as I grew older I realized that there's a reason that models are tall! Height is a thing of beauty and we should embrace it!
    LeChatCurieux LeChatCurieux
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Jan 15, 2015

    As a 6'1" Korean-American,

    I think I bypass the stereotype that Asians are short 😜
    SomebodyAwesome94 SomebodyAwesome94
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2014
    talltim815 talltim815
    31-35
    Jan 17

    6'3-6'4 not too bad wouldn't have minded being

    round 2 metres that would be cool
    MonarchBritIX MonarchBritIX
    22-25, M
    Apr 10

    I'm 6ft 5" tall, I like being tall

    but it's so hard to find a girlfriend that is tall. Would love a tall girl to message me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 24

    I am a tall gal (6' )

    but I always ended up dating guys my hight or slightly shorter. I have always fantasized about going out with a really tall man! ☺
    Maritzi Maritzi
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Aug 8, 2014

    I Feel Very Self-concious of My Height

    Hello, I am fairly tall.  About 6'3 feet.   And it causes me a lot of distress.   I think in general because I had bad experiences in my youth, in any way being physically different from the general crowd causes distress.  I have often obsessed...
    megiraffe79 megiraffe79
    36-40, M
    95 Responses May 1, 2008

    I'm Tall For A Female

    I'm 5'10" at about 135lbs so I'm slim. I love being thin, but my height makes me so self conscious, at times even less feminine. I love really cute, girly clothes, but at my height I have such a hard time finding tops and dresses that fit right, especially fashionable ones. My...
    Lilyag Lilyag
    18-21, F
    25 Responses Apr 24, 2012

    Okay o I'm like 5'10.

    .. sometimes 5'9 1/2 and people have to make a big deal about it!!! Some days I love it but most days I hate it... Men don't like tall girls and that is sad. But oh well :p
    SeanaO SeanaO
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 28, 2014
    Nonotu Nonotu
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Mar 14

    Hmmm.

    I find that I don't quite mind being tall any more. It use to bother me like no other, and at times it can be a little...eh, annoying. I'm 5'9. And have been for the past two years, so I believe it is safe to say that I probably wont be growing any more. I was never picked on...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Feb 7, 2012

    I'm 6'0". When I was a kid,

    I always got picked on for being tall. But I love being tall, and I wouldn't change it at all.
    BunataL BunataL
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9

    I'm 6'3 (around 190cm),

    so yeah, kinda tall
    BasilFawlty89 BasilFawlty89
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Feb 11

    I'm 6'3". Way taller

    than average people in my country
    smellexpressions smellexpressions
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 18
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter
    13-15, F
    16 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Okay so I'm 6'2 and a female.

    I do like being tall but at the same time it sucks because I feel so BIG, most giys are shorter than me and plus I get the tall comments all the ******* time. The average height of an American woman is like 5'4 and a man, 5'9 or 10. I'm taller than the average woman AND man. I...
    verytallgirl verytallgirl
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Jun 30, 2015

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