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I Hate Being Tall

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    Im a 14 year old girl

    and im about 5'7 and haaateee being tall!! i wish i was one of those cute short girls with curves :c but instead im this weird freakishly tall skinny girl :c
    terzei terzei 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Being Tall Sucks When You Dance

    at my high school dances ever since 9th grade, i've had alot of trouble with dancing and i'm afraid to because everyone can see you and people say i just look like an awkward giraffe. Also i don't like being tall cuz everyone thinks your instantly good at basketball and that its...
    swimntaller swimntaller 16-18, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    Why I Hate Being Tall

    i hate being tall because people stare at you. Im 15 and im 5'11. My gym teachers always think im instantlly good at basketball but when i miss a shot they look disapointed and they always want me to try out for the team. For soccer if i get a goal i hear people say things like...
    helloworldimhere helloworldimhere 16-17 5 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    I hate being so tall.

    Most of my friends my age are shorter and I look like a giant. I have only two older friends who are taller and they are male! So that doesn't really count
    Diana14R Diana14R 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Am Too Tall

    am 16 and am 5`10 , i think am too tall and i hate it i cant were high heel every body makes fun of it 
    amnahalrawi amnahalrawi 16-17 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    Just Being Tall

    Everyone looks at you by the corner of their eyes when you walk past. They may not do it so obviously but you definitely are aware of it. It's irritating. And worst is when strangers even come up to you to comment on your height. Like okay. Haven't they seen tall people before...
    Sheez Sheez 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2008

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    6'1 and Growing

    Well, I'm a 16 year old girl and 6'1, but the docs say i still got another inch in me which means 6'2.  I HATE being tall!  I also hate when women who are like between 5'9-5'11 complain about being tall.  Trust me if you are anywhere in the 5vs you ARE NOT TALL...
    MollyMaxx MollyMaxx 16-17 8 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    So im very tall. Today at school told me im not

    normal because i look like a giant, in sick and tired of being tall theres also this kid who always calls me skyscraper i just cant anymore. Im think of getting home schooled so people dont always have to say something of me being tall.
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I Hate Being Tall!!

    Im in Middle school I'm 5'8. I tower over everyone!! (well not everyone) But I was the tall girl I was treated normally but everyone always asks me "Why are you so tall?". It gets sooooo annoying. But when i reply in idk they say wow I wish I was tall like you. I start to realize...
    missluckygirl missluckygirl 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Im tall, I hate it. I get stared at like im a

    freak, people always come up to me and say wow your so tall, like yes i know now get out my face!
    IHeartRomanReigns IHeartRomanReigns 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    jamorah jamorah 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    So im very tall. Today at school told me im not

    normal because i look like a giant, in sick and tired of being tall theres also this kid who always calls me skyscraper i just cant anymore. Im think of getting home schooled so people dont always have to say something of me being tall.
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Crouching For a Kiss

    I am 5'9".  I love to wear heels.  I do NOT like being taller than a guy I am seeing or a guy I like.  It's very hard to feel dainty or cute or feminine when you're taller than the guy you're with Is it superficial to not date guys that are less than 4...
    Sooozie Sooozie 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    I'm 15 5"8 I got to school full of short girls ,

    mainly all of my friends are short. I'm starting to have low self esteem about my self I'm taller then everyone in my class. The boys that I'm attracted to are shorter than me, I sometimes feel jealous about other short girls because they have it all. Small feet, hands...
    hbutta hbutta 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Tally Here

    i really.hate the fact that im 24 female and im 5'9 . it really does suck to be tall everywheres i go i alwYs see ppl starring at me and makes me feel uncomfortable it makes me feel ugly. i love to.look feminime and being tall you can't wear heels cuz.they will make you look like...
    leney21 leney21 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    6'5" and Hating It

    I'm a quiet and polite 6'5" guy. Whenever I'm in public I seemed to be recognized from like a mile way. People screaming HEY NEAL HEY HEY and it always seems to be the people i really don't like to see either. But me being me, I always turn around and wait for...
    ndw87 ndw87 22-25, M 17 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    I Hate It X.x

    Im only 16 and im like 5'10 and i hate it! I wish i as normal im insanly insecure because i wish i was short... Everyones always like "Models are tall" But i dont give a f/u/c/k okay im tall doesnt mean i have what it takes to be a model. Ive had alot of boyfreinds.. But i was...
    razr1 razr1 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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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 think that being tall is great, but it really isn't. I am 6 ft 2 or maybe 6ft 3 (I hate measuring myself for obvious...
    Imjustdone Imjustdone 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I Would Do Anything To Be Short

    I'm 6'3". All my life, I have hated being tall. I have never once liked it. My uncle is really short and he does not like being short, but I have never understood why. When I was kid I would cry and cry when I would grow. When people ask me why I find it hard to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    People always call me names

    and insults, I laughed it off trying not to humiliate my pride but now it's not funny anymore,ever since then I hated my height and I wished I was shorter. My ex-boyfriend left me because he thought I was too tall for him, I was heart broken and dumb thinking he loved me for me...
    svxw svxw 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Tall 👤🔫

    Hate being tall wish I could get short no matter what!!
    secretme2468 secretme2468 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    13 And 5'9

    I hate being tall, I tower over everyone at school but everyone keeps telling me I'm lucky to be tall so I guess I should think about that :/
    beapbenn beapbenn 13-15, F 4 Responses May 5, 2013

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    There Are Perks!

    I am a really tall teenage girl and I've been made fun of ever since primary school. But I started my modelling class in January and I love it. I am naturally very shy and I just started modelling. I shouldn't be able to get a modelling job this early, but I am so tall that I've...
    Kiva10 Kiva10 22-25, F 3 Responses May 25, 2013

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    5'11'' And Counting

    I'm 17 years old and 5 foot 11. I might be at 6 feet but I'm afraid to reach that threshold and refuse to measure myself. I hate being tall. I constantly feel manly and large compared to everyone. I see pictures of my ex boyfriend with his new, tiny little 5'4" girlfriend and...
    Mkenzib Mkenzib 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    Female, 16 & 5'6

    I HATE it, im a junior in highschool. All the girl in my school are 5'4 and short, and there all so pretty and Short, and they all look at me ... all tall & ugly. i HATE it, i cry myself to sleep almost everday :( but i heard that drink tea with no sugar 3-4 times a day can make...
    banqbitch banqbitch 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    My my heart beats just joking

    for Utah people God I wish I would've been taller I'm only 4 foot 10 a half and I'm 38 sorry
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Feb 24

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    The Revelation Of Height

    When I was younger, I thought being tall was really cool. I was always the tallest in the class and had an easy time with a lot of the sports. However with time, I've realized height is more of a disadvantage than an advantage. I'm 15 now and just over 6'5. Clothes and shoes are...
    JacquesBerman JacquesBerman 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    I Ask Myself..why Me?

    I'm 32 years old and I am 5'11. I hate my height!! I always sit and wonder why me. There are so many people that would like to be tall for one reason or another but it's not me. I can't stand when people look at me like I am a freak and what's worst is when they make the dumbest...
    manytears78 manytears78 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    horridlife horridlife 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Hate Being 6'1!!!!

    I was always the tallest one in class out of guys and girls in school I hated it always felt like I stuck out because of it. I thought I would never stop growing but I think at 16 I stopped at 6'1 thank god!!! im always going to be some what self conscious about it but I try to...
    Zoie420 Zoie420 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    I'm 13 and i'm 5'5...

    I'm currently in 7th, I'm Latina and most Latinos are known for being short. Anyway, most people in my grade are in the 4's-5'3s. I feel so huge and uncomfortable. I just wish i was short :(. And everywhere i go i seem to be taller than everyone else.
    dreamgrandexoxo dreamgrandexoxo 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I get told im cute, and gorgeous,

    but i havnt had a boyfriend in 2 years, just because im tall and im taller than all the guys. This is the reason why i like older guys like in their 20's cause most of them are taller than me.
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Being Tall Isn't That Bad

    There are some disadvantages and advantages to being tall. Your usually the best player at basketball and everyone wants you on their team. If you have longer legs then you usually run faster.You can reach things easier.A lot of people wanna people tall like you. And if your...
    missluckygirl missluckygirl 13-15, F Dec 30, 2012

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    I Hate Being Tall

    I hate being tall im 5'5 and in middle school I hate it so much why can't I just be short and petite like evryone else! I feel like I'm 6ft tall.
    Hateieverything Hateieverything 13-15 Oct 9, 2012

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    Im only 13 and im 5'9 i hate my life.

    Im probably going to be 6 feet by the time im 16 .
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    Being Tall Is Pretty Rubbish!

    People say that tall people are elegant, but they really aren't. I am 6 ft or maybe 6ft 1 (I hate measuring myself for obvious reasons), and every time I look at full length picture of myself on facebook, I cannot help but think, "Wow, I am so lanky and look really gross." I also...
    Rosiec2567 Rosiec2567 16-17 Jun 4, 2011

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    I Hate It!

    I hate being 6 feet tall at 20 years of age and being female on top of that! I feel sorry for the people around me cause I feel like they are always staring up my nose. I always lean my head to the side or have my chin down just to be slightly shorter or seem a bit littler. Let's...
    darkrose23 darkrose23 18-21, F Aug 21, 2012

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    I'm 13 and i'm 5'5...

    I'm currently in 7th, I'm Latina and most Latinos are known for being short. Anyway, most people in my grade are in the 4's-5'3s. I feel so huge and uncomfortable. I just wish i was short :(. And everywhere i go i seem to be taller than everyone else.
    dreamgrandexoxo dreamgrandexoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm 16, 5'8" (173cm) tall.

    It seems fine but it only applies 'fine' if I'm a guy. I've been the tallest since I was in kindergarten. Forever at the back of the queue, sitting at the sides of classes, standing in the middle during class photo taking and being the center of attention. It may seem nice...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Tallness Sucks!

    Being tall is a curse! i often think "Wow, i must have done something REALLY bad in my past life to have deserved something like this!" its not even about being tall, its about how people percieve you. how they google at you, how they wisper about you, or even approach you like...
    cocoapops cocoapops 18-21 3 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Hate It

     I hate to be tall.It's not that i'm very height,but when i walk with my elder sis who is short,people keep saying that i'm very tall.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    I Hate Being Tall

    I hate being tall im 5'5 and in middle school I hate it so much why can't I just be short and petite like evryone else! I feel like I'm 6ft tall.
    Hateieverything Hateieverything 13-15 4 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I'm 13 and I'm about 5"8

    and I absolutely hate it. I am one of the tallest in my grade (8th) and I'm taller than pretty much every boy-_- I completely envy my short friends and to be honest I would rather be flat and short than tall. I'm taller than my own mom and most of my teachers so it makes it even...
    juliajay3 juliajay3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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