Chinny is right with the car wreck thing. No, it doesn’t help.

Studies had very strong results backing this claim. Tall>short in the dating world. Fact. There are plenty of exceptions, as always, though. What’s really unfortunate for shorter males, too, is that taller males also have a greater likelihood of gaining a higher socioeconomic status than shorter ones. Of course, taller people do tend to die sooner. Bummer.