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The 25 Best Things About Being Short

Because sometimes the best things come in small packages.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share with us all the things they love about being short. Here's what they said:

1. You can nap ANYWHERE.

2. You have less leg to shave.

3. You can sometimes pass as a child, and that means cheaper prices.

4. You can wear high heels and still not tower over people.

5. Nobody can look up your nose and tell you that you have a bat in the cave.

6. You get to ignore 'CAUTION: low ceiling' signs.

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7. You can use taller people as human shields from the elements and enemies.

8. You have incredible calves from years of standing on your tip-toes to reach things.

9. While it may show when you gain 5 lbs, it also shows when you LOSE 5 lbs.

10. You have a huge personality to make up for your small stature. No one ever expects it.

11. Your feet often never reach the ground when relaxing in a chair. (It means that you can pretend to not be an adult for that much longer, and tell yourself to swing away!)

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12. You gain upper-body strength from climbing literally everything.

I have to do this all the time 😂 #ShortGirlProblems

Submitted by danieo3

13. You just have to laugh when people look scared that you're holding car keys, like you stole your parents' car for a joy ride.

14. Tall people let you go in front of them at concerts. So while your tall friends are at the back, you're getting an amazing view.

Thanks to A.J. & Shane I was able to see the wonderful @vancejoy sing riptide! YOU ARE AMAZING! #perksofbeingshort 💜

Submitted by Marielyn Antoinette Cobero, Facebook

15. There's no blanket that's too short for you.

16. No one ever asks you to help them lift things! And this works out fine for us.

17. While tall people suffer from the extremely low shower heads in hotel rooms, you wash your hair in triumph.

18. You can fit over a month's worth of outfits in one laundry load.

19. With being short comes tiny feet and with tiny feet comes cheaper (kids) shoes.

20. Shirts and skirts can be dresses. If a maxi skirt is too long, just pull it up to make a maxi dress for half the price.

Sometimes I just buy guys tshirts and wear them as dresses #sorrynotsorry

Submitted by gabz1016

21. Commercial flying is a breeze, because leg room is never a problem.

The perks of having short legs is that you always have leg room on the plane 😁

Submitted by yellowjen

22. You can duck out of uncomfortable group conversations and nobody really notices.

23. You're excellent at hide-and-seek.

24. Everyone loves to hug you, because you're the perfect size for cuddles.

25. You look small and petite, but secretly love the surprise on people’s faces when they realise you're strong and independent.