Dating female 56 175 lb
If everything else matched up, I don't know many women who would say no just because of height.
Most people also prefer a maximum difference of 6 or 7 inches.
However, it's true that most woman strongly prefer a man who is at least an inch or two taller, and most men strongly prefer a woman who is at least an inch or two shorter.
She's slim and model pretty and I wouldn't call him handsome - more cute in a mischievous mad scientist way - but they've been married for at least 15 years and still seem crazy about each other, with a splendidly lusty marriage.
She's ~ 5'8" and likes to wear heels and he's an inch or two shorter with a bit of a nerdy slouch.
Two of my favorite people have the height reversal thing going, and they seem completely happy with it.
One big reason why she doesn't is that she doesn't have to.
One guy I know, for example, is dating a younger woman who, when she's not happy with herself or him, sits on the floor and pouts like a 5-year-old.
As Sweet Brown famously says: "Ain't nobody got time for that! She can still sport a bikini, and look awesome in it.
Unfortunately, the mismatched pairs like Z and me mess everything up for the short men AND the tall women.
She was way ahead of us on the school playground when she gave us that first kiss and we didn't know what the hell was happening, and she sure as hell is light-years ahead of us in her fifth decade. ) When a man goes on a date with a woman, the last thing he wants to hear about from her is her ex.