A shitty attitude, whether angry and aggressive or defeated and negative, will nuke any chance of sex or love faster than telling them that you eat live puppies. A short man with confidence is far more attractive than a tall guy without it.
The attitude that your height is a defect and nobody could possibly love a short man is attraction poison. Yes, you may have to fake it for a while as you unlearn the bullshit that’s been shredding your ego.
But my height has only been as much of a problem as I’d let it be.
The old saw about how vertical stripes is based on this idea.
The stripes encourage your eye to follow them up and down, which creates the impression of height while your eyes want to follow horizontal stripes to the side, creating width.
Presence is, simply, your ability to command people’s attention.
It’s the way that you can make people focus on present.
If you’re not 6 feet tall or taller, then you may as well just resign yourself to a sexless life of Napoleon jokes.
Of course, short is relative; what we consider “average” height varies depending on geographic locale and someone who’s 5’6″ would consider someone who’s 5’9″ (the average for American men) to be lucky.
You may think that you’re hiding it like the professional poker-player you could be, but in reality, that sour attitude is shining off you like an especially greasy halo.
potential attraction, no matter how awesome you may be otherwise. The more you let your height (or lack thereof) bother you, the less attractive you get.
Even subtle patterns in the fabric, such as herringbone weaves, can help you slim your visual profile and make you seem taller.
However, you want to keep those stripes – think pin-striping, rather than wide blocks of color. Window-pane patterns are a definite no; the horizontal stripes and the negative space created negate the eye-tracking effect you’re looking this means clothes that are cut close to your body.
When you can build presence, women won’t remember you as that short man at the party.