‘According to the evolutionary theory, height in men would improve strength and survival of the species, as taller men would scare away predators more easily and therefore make females feel safer and protected.‘However, attraction can be more than just physical attraction and certainly more than height.THANKS, TOM.) I asked him why he’d added his height to his profile, and he’d done so because like many men, he got wind that women care. ‘I’ve been asked my height on an app before and I wasn’t offended,’ says Jay, 31, who incidentally has had a stranger yell, ‘AVERAGE HEIGHT! I’m short and I don’t want a guy who’s too tall as I won’t be able to reach him.’ ‘In my opinion, it’s the equivalent of asking a female their weight.After all, most men who put their height on their profile follow it up with, ‘For what it’s worth’ or ‘Apparently that matters’. Definitely a self-conscious topic for my shorter mates,’ says travel blogger Tom.
‘How about, “You look rather tall in your pictures, let me guess…5’11 right?? ‘You’ve got to be smooth about it.’ The key is also what you do with the height information when you have it.Learn more about how Oath collects and uses data and how our partners collect and use data.Select ' OK' to allow Oath and our partners to use your data, or ' Manage options' to review our partners and your choices.‘It’s definitely not the same thing,’ says Sarah, 33.‘You can tell whether or not you find someone’s physique appealing by a picture but height isn’t always obvious.