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    I'm 6'4 who else is 6 feet ?

    Any woman out there ?
    Jacob1349035 Jacob1349035 16-17, M 7 Responses Jul 16

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    I am 6'4 and proud of it

    for the most part though at times I wish I was shorter
    StepOnALego StepOnALego 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 two younger brothers who are taller than myself, one at 6"-5" (1:96 cm) and one at 6'-3" (1:90 cm). But our youngest brother is only...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Just Right

    I've always been tall: standing in the back row of photos, glaring at the seat in front of me on planes, sighing sadly at those beautiful platforms I'll never buy. I'm a smidgen under 5' 10", thought I generally feel at least 6 feet tall. Because 5' 10" is tall, but it's not...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Are Men Getting Shorter?

    I am 5'8", which, I know you are all saying, that really is not very tall, but lately it seems like it is. I live in Canada, and it is not unusual for women to be my height, and men are usually taller.  But something is changing.  Is it just me or are all the men getting...
    PersephoneMills PersephoneMills 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    I am 5'9. I love girls shorter

    than me. So cute :3
    TheSoulessWorld TheSoulessWorld 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 6'6 and weigh 230 haha I'm athletic build

    from working out and working on the farm all the time
    Bigdog1982 Bigdog1982 22-25, M Sep 9

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    I'm 5'9"

    I know I'm not freakishly tall, but I do tower over all of my girlfriends. I usually have to lean or angle myself into pictures and I've found that a lot of guys seem to be intimidated by tall girls...
    KinkyKasia KinkyKasia 26-30, F 33 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Idk if you can tell from this picture,

    but I'm 5'7" haha. I still love wearing heels though.
    httpKelly httpKelly 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm Fabulous, Beyotch!

    I've heard a lot of retarded things about my height "Can you touch the celieng?" How's the weather up there? You are so tall. Do you play basketball? NO ...Volleyball? NO ....Track? NO. Well then what do you do? OTHER THINGS THAT AREN'T GAY LIKE SPORTS People always have...
    golegos17 golegos17 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    I am 5' 9". I love being tall

    because that just means my legs are long ;-) It also means there more of them to shave :-( But seriously, do you think that is tall for a woman?
    Peaches1976 Peaches1976 36-40, F 49 Responses Aug 1

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    How tall is too tall?

    How small is too small?
    BarmyArmy BarmyArmy 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I am 6'3 at 19. My family doesn't stop growing

    until around age 23.the only complaint is the back pain.
    sparky2219 sparky2219 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Hows The Weather Up Here? Oh It Raining Fists... Stop Asking That!!!

    Seein alot of people on here in the 6'3'' range...you guys are average, not tall. Im 6'8'' TALL. And trust me it aint all its cracked up to be. Sure women are automatically attracted to me, but god decided to even me out with crippling shyness. And sure i get the feeling that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    i am 5'11 :) Not sure

    if you consider that tall lol
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 6

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    Yes, I am a tall woman.

    I stand at 5'9" barefoot. When I wear my four inch high heels I will stand 6'1". I love being tall when I am in high heels because my boyfriend is 6'4" and I love hugging and kissing while I am dancing with him.
    femalecollegecoed femalecollegecoed 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    TenguMomiji TenguMomiji 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Roar06SK Roar06SK 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    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 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 8

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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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    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Tall?

    Most girls are fortunate to reach one metre seventy. I'm one metre seventy nine. That's five feet eleven inches! Am I tall? There are models and supermodels taller than me (not that I'm in their league!). I'm glad I'm tall, but most of my girlfriends are shorter than me.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 26 Responses Aug 18

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    Integrity. Where has it gone?

    I'm all for a positive self-image. I want everyone to feel good about themselves. But... Guys. If you are under 6', you aren't tall. 6'1"-6'2". I get it. Maybe you are tall for your country. In America, talk to me at 6'3" and above. Welcome to tall.
    DancingBear70 DancingBear70 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm like 5"11 lol not to tall

    but decent height lol :)
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 16-17, M May 26

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    StephenFieffer StephenFieffer 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    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  every night n had intention to commit suicide..  in my country, i am like a gorilla when i'm standing next to...
    OverMyHead95 OverMyHead95 16-17, F 23 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    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 26 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    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 5 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    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 23 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    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 3 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    Tall Woman

    I am not as self conscious about being tall now as I was when I was younger. Growing up I hated being tall. I remember in grade school when we'd have to move between classes or go over to church or something like that we'd have to line up in size order and I'd always be in the...
    americanwitch americanwitch 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Very

    I never really thought about it.  I came from tall parents and my grandfathers had been tall men.I'm 5' 11" and many consider that to be very tall.  I just consider it to be the height God made me.I like wearing flat shoes and I don't have the need to wear heels though when I...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    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 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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    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 97 Responses May 1, 2008

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    I'm 16 and 6'7...I've always been huge

    but still every time my height is mentioned I get annoyed...😁
    jlaw0 jlaw0 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I'm 5ft11 and I'm a girl,

    which is basically 6ft. It's just too tall. I can never wear heels and that makes me feel giant and like a man. Ew.
    kassiedreams kassiedreams 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 17

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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 of a deal. It isn't like anyone is going to not talk to me because of my genetics.
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am more than average in height

    for a woman of my stature. I stand 5'9" tall.
    femalechilling femalechilling 31-35, F 1 Response May 16

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    I'm 5"7 but I don't mind being tall.

    Tall girls have long legs and we be sexy
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    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 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm 6'2 and it's really good

    for basketball and girls but annoying when your head is always above the shower head :')
    maxbondy maxbondy 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Around 6 ft when I was young,

    now that I am old it is less than that but still taller than most people. When at checkouts in a store I constantly get called sir, even at my bank, I am quite used to it. What it is for the most part is people really don't look right at you, they see someone taller than them...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Hated It

    I hated that I was tall. I was taller than most guys my age and it was so embarrassing. All of my friends were short. I stood out when I would hang out with them. I hated it. Now that I am older. I love it. I love being tall. I really do. =)
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    I Am Tall 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 friends who are...
    theunicormgurl theunicormgurl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I Am Tall And I Love It

    I am 17 and a 6 foot tall girl I am going to be at least six foot four I love it because it makes me feel special
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    I have always been the tall one in school

    growing up. When I was younger I didn't like it. I used to get picked on and called giraffe. Now that I am an adult I love being a tall woman. I'm 5'9" barefoot. I love tall men too. My hubby is 6'2" and he loves me being tall. He's a leg man and loves my long legs too. If...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    5 feet 10 inches or 177.

    8 centimeters. Pros: Easy to find/wear clothes. Cons: Boys dont like tall girlfriends.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 10

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    Too Tall

    I am way too tall lol I like it sometimes but most of the time it can be a pain. I am 6'4" and I think im still growing. I hit my head on everything!! tree branches, doors, tv's,.... I feel like a giant when i am with my friends because most of them are about 5'3". It is hard...
    jakemckenze jakemckenze 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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