Height is quite often the first thing you notice about a person, so it plays a big role in the dynamics of ~attraction~
Yes, focusing on what's inside is more important — but that's easier said than done. It's hard to ignore something as obvious as height, especially if it makes a person stand out.
While some people find that their height doesn't impact dating at all, others may feel that it allows for judgment, fetishization, and stereotyping. In a society where there are ideals of femininity and masculinity, it can be difficult for individuals who don't fit neatly into those boxes. Plus, navigating the world of dating is already a mess, so being on an extreme end of any physical spectrum doesn't exactly make it any easier.