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I Am Tall

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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 5 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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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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    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.ย 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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    As a 6'1" Korean-American,

    I think I bypass the stereotype that Asians are short ๐Ÿ˜œ
    SomebodyAwesome94 SomebodyAwesome94 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    I am quite tall. It always bothers me.

    Makes me feel different. Any tall girls out there my age? Just wanting to chat. I am about 6 foot 3.
    elfletcho2000 elfletcho2000 41-45, M Dec 30, 2014

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    So basically i have NEVER fell in love

    and all other girls/boys in school have even from primary school. People now a days have boyfriends or girlfriends early but i have no such a person (not even a senpai to look up to). I don't have a reason to look good and anyway i know that id get hurt if i fell in love because...
    YamiNoTenshi YamiNoTenshi 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I LIKE BEING TALL , okay i'm not really

    that tall, compared to people around here, i'm quite short, but for female asian in this generation i guess i can categorise as tall though no ,but people here just getting shorter ..seriously 0_0
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    xxMixedParadisexx xxMixedParadisexx 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I am 6'5" and 3/4. I usually just round up to

    6'6". That's 197cm to the rest of the world. :)
    Michaeladam88 Michaeladam88 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm 19 and I'm 6ft 2in.

    I love being tall. :)
    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Im a 6'0 tall girl so

    that means that I love and need a gaint young men so I can marry (in the future) and probably have like gaint 4 babies with ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚...my poor overies and vagina hihihihi๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm 6'8 and I'm still growing

    for some reason my growth plates are take ing a while to close so yeah docs say I'm gonna get around 7'6 ish before everything stops
    bigsmitty16 bigsmitty16 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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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 7 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I am 5'8 I'm looking

    for a guy who's about 6'1-6'3 That way I feel comfortable kissing my man in heels
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    ia m 5'9 and 3/4. so

    that makes me tall
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30

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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 2 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    I am 6ft4 and i am pretty happy with it.

    Sure my skull has the density of steel about now of all the time I hit my head somewhere. But I can easily get to the higher shelves, I have no problems watching concerts (unlike the poor sods who happen to be behind me) and it's easier for me to find people in crowds. So I'm...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 19

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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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    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    I am tall for my family.

    I'm only 5'10 but everyone else in my family is shorter than me. The only person taller than me is my dad. And I think it's weird for a woman to be tall but my mom says that a tall woman has power and it's hard for me to believe it. And I feel like it's going to be hard to find...
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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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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    I'm 15 on only 6ft 3in I'm really tall

    for my age I wonder how tall I'll get by the time I'm 21
    666satanist 666satanist 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    I'm 6'4". I'm not tall,

    everyone else is short. I've only met one person who actually made me feel short, that was weird AF. That guy must have been nearly 7'.
    Salem27 Salem27 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    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
    kerry34L kerry34L 18-21, F 31 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    5'8 125lbs.... I like being able to reach

    thinga noone can and see things that noone else can lol
    jessykjones09 jessykjones09 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Tbh whenever I'm out helping my mom with

    groceries people think we're a couple bc my mom is like 5 ft and I'm 6'9 ๐Ÿ˜‚ lmaoo. Being tall is fun though
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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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! โ˜บ
    Maritzi Maritzi 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    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 10 Responses Jan 15

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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 ย every night n had intention to commit suicide..ย  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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    ElenaMiley ElenaMiley 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Hit my head yesterday

    and It reminded me of my ailment..
    LeMuffinMaster LeMuffinMaster 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Everyone in my family is overy 6 ft.

    My Dad is 6'7". So now at 16 I am 6 ft 2 in and 145 lbs. Tallest girl at my school......yay.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5

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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 11 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    I'm 6'4" and growing,

    and I couldn't be happier about my height, it's always been a way to break the ice with people, and since I'm shy it's helped me a lot to make new friends. Also girls really like tall guys. If you're tall, you should be proud because it's something that you either have or don't...
    iFred97 iFred97 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm a 15 year old girl

    and I'm 5'8". So awkward.
    mle5678 mle5678 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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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 45 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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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 6 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    1kingdarkness 1kingdarkness 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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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 11 Responses Apr 6, 2014

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    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
    kerry34L kerry34L 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 15

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    lonelytechie lonelytechie 13-15, M 7 Responses Mar 25

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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, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2014

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    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M Feb 4

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