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I Am Tall

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Am I really tall.. Or are YOU just short?

    I'm 5'7", I'm not that tall. A bit above "average", but I'm no giant. Lol Guys, just because you're 5'7 don't tell me I'm tall, because you feel like you're short for a guy. Thank You. :)
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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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    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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    caithmac caithmac 16-17, M Mar 30

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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 1 Response Feb 3

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    Hi

    I'm 5'8" and looking for a tall guy. :)
    beautifuldreamer7 beautifuldreamer7 26-30, F Oct 9, 2013

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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'm too tall for this dialysis chair,

    I can never get comfortable. Wish I could fit this world.
    Cambiman Cambiman 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm 6'9"

      Most of the time I don't like being tall. Being 6'9" is a magnet for dumbasses. People always ask me if I play basketball. You know what...if I was a huge fat person would they ask me if I was a sumo wrestler? No. If I was only 5 ft. tall would they ask me if I was a...
    Suetonious Suetonious 26-30, M 12 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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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'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

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    I hate it. I'm 5'8".

    It's so hard to find a guy interested in me because of how tall I am. I suppose it's a turn off for them. Plus, I'm into a bunch of guy stuff too...old cars, motorcycles, and flipping houses. Ehh...maybe I'm intimidating? Whatever...
    minidisaster minidisaster 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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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 22 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    6'5 and it comes with pros

    and cons. For example hitting your head on a ceiling fan lamp is not fun. Playing a sport like volleyball is quite fun and it helps being tall when blocking.
    footandshoes1ut footandshoes1ut 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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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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    5'3.5. Is that tall? Maybe not

    but everyone says I look taller than I am. Thank Goodness! I would not like it if I was under 5'3.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    lol I get mistaken for my height a lot haha I'm

    actually 5'9 really I don't know if that's tall or not but yeah lol nuff said! 😏
    Tyler8432 Tyler8432 16-17, M Dec 15, 2013

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    When people see me they ask me

    if I play basketball . It get aggravating
    Wiccan617 Wiccan617 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    We don't have an EP for I am short.

    My younger brother is 6'"6 and I'm only 4'10" here is why tall is highly over ratted in my book. In an earth quake you talk people can't get under a table, I would have room, for a flat screen t.v. dvd or blue ray player and snacks.
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    6' 3" 16 Years Old.

    I am 6' 3". I really don't want to be so tall, but it's not bad.
    richierocky22 richierocky22 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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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 Always Have Been, And Proud.

    So I'm like what, 5'9...possibly 5'10 on a good day? Yeeeeaaaah. Well, that's me for ya! lol I love being tall. I mean, it's kind of one of those things a person has to come to terms with...it's not like you can exactly change it. I've worked with my height since middle school. I...
    notevenclose notevenclose 22-25, F Jun 29, 2012

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    I'm like 5'9. It's hard to find guys taller

    than me in this small town.
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Growing up I have always been taller

    than most people. While being 6'5 at age 16 is nice in some ways it's awkward in others. Every time I meet someone all they talk about how tall I am and ask me how's the weather. While I have really long legs so my penis is all girls look at. But height truly is a gift it means...
    andrew611 andrew611 22-25 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm 6'2... Still not done growing

    for a while. I'm excited. My goal is 6'5
    Crazycheese15 Crazycheese15 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Dirtyusername306 Dirtyusername306 13-15, M Mar 18

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    I stand 5'9" tall. I love being tall

    because I can reach so many things in my home cupboards above my head. Also, my husband is quite tall at 6'5" and I love wearing my four inch high heels when we go dancing dressed or nude. When I wear my high heels I stand at 6'1" I love holding my dance partner close to me...
    pregnantnudistfemale pregnantnudistfemale 36-40, F Feb 11

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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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    D: Girls are supposed to be petite

    and cute! And I'm this lanky gorilla. ._. My mum makes me drink waaay too much milk. I'm certain that's the issue. I used to be small and cute when I was a little younger. Dx
    GeekyLittleThing GeekyLittleThing 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Giraffe!

    I am a very tall girl. I am taller than my Mother and my Father. I am 5'9 and at school I was called "Ms. Daddy Long-Legs" and "Giraffe Girl." I hated those nicknames. Now usually people would not mind to be called these as a joke but when you are called that every day. You start...
    CinnaBunz715 CinnaBunz715 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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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 98 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Well, Not So Tall

    I'm not really that overly tall. But I'm the tallest person in my family. I'm 6'2". And I'm a lazy American who should know the metric system better but doesn't so I can't convert that to centimeters in my head. Lol.
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M May 3, 2012

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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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    At the time being I'm the tallest girl in my

    family, clocking in at 5'10. Most shoes I wear bump me up nearly an inch, and a few pairs send me to 6'0 or so. It use to be a huge insecurity for me, and can be sometimes even still. Until the seventh grade, roughly, I was the tallest in my year and a name given to me the...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Jan 8

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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 7 Responses Jan 28

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    A Bit Too Tall For Mexicans :)

    I'm 5' 9'', it's not that tall, but in my country the average for women is like 5', so I've always been the tallest in my class and in the bus and in lines at stores... and i absolutely love it!!! it's actually one of the only things i like about my body, and when i wear high...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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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 12 Responses Mar 17

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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 16 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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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 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I'm 6'3" and I'm not sure why

    because there is nobody in my family as tall as me
    photographer97 photographer97 16-17, M Jan 13

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    I dont know, am i tall?

    ? Im 1,70cm and 14 years .. Everyone is telling me that im tall and im sick of it, they are also saying that its pretty but, im lucky when i find a guy thats taller than me. ):
    imleyla imleyla 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Kinda

    I'm 6 foot 4 inches...I don't know what I am in centimeters...sorry you metric folks
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 11 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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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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    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F Feb 2

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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 tall

    when I was in second grade I was taller then the first grade teacher at my school when I was in 6th grade I was 5,11'' in 8th grade I was 6,1''. By the time I got to 9th grade I grew to 6,5'' now I am 6,9'' and I have done so many things most tall people normally don't do but I...
    nguard88 nguard88 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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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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    Maybe Someone Here Can Answer This

    So I'll be the first to admit I'm not the biggest guy in the world at 5'6" but it's never bothered me or held me back until recently, I've even dated women taller than me without incident. Now the problem comes in with the aforementioned group. For some reason, being considered a...
    wushusmackdown wushusmackdown 22-25, M Sep 3, 2013

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    6'4'' Or 193cm

    I don't normally consider myself tall but people just keep staring at me since 9th grade.. And now, I got used to it. Since the overall height in Turkey is too low..
    baron34 baron34 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Growing up was fun for me... Until like around 7th grade. My sister is 3 years younger than me. I'm 14 and she's 11. I've always been taller than her until the beginning of 7th...
    unclecj4 unclecj4 13-15, M Mar 24

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    I found this site so please give advice if you have any. I am currently 19 years old. I am really short. 4'9 to be exact. I was the tallest in my class kindergarten through 2nd...
    veryshort4 veryshort4 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Its common in most peoples minds to think men should be tall women should be short. But I'm not that tall I'm 5'6" and honestly I like women taller than me always have. But most...
    draganaeros draganaeros 22-25, M Apr 7

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    Okay time for a rant. I honestly hate being tall. People constantly asking "How tall are you?", "How's the weather up there.", "Hey, come help me reach this!" and many more! People...
    jasonpw jasonpw 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When you're a 6'1" tall woman, you learn to appreciate tall guys
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Mar 20

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