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29 Things Only Girls Over 5-Foot-9 Will Understand

We aren't bending our knees to look sexy — we're doing it so we fit in the photo.

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1. You tend to stand out in group pictures with your girlfriends.

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2. To avoid standing out you do this weird sexy squat.

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Straight back, knees together, bend legs, and smile like your quads aren't aching.

3. If you refuse to do the sexy squat you could end up being straight up de-headed.

It's a cruel world.
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It's a cruel world.

4. Getting the whole of you in a mirror selfie is damn near impossible.

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5. If you really want a mirror selfie you will probably have to do the sexy head tilt.

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In extreme situations you will need both the sexy head tilt and the sexy squat. This can lead to you looking a bit crumpled.

6. Women's bathrooms in general are just not built for you.

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There is no eye contact more awkward than over-stall eye contact.

7. You can pretty much forget about being romantically carried by your partner.

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Unless you find yourself a giant.

8. But you might be able to pick them up instead.

9. You are definitely over 6 foot in all heels.

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10. And it can feel kind of awkward being even more of a giant than normal.

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But some shoes are just totally worth it.

11. If you go to a bar wearing heels you have a pretty good view of the whole place.

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And the top of everyone's head.

12. Seeing over everyone's head means it's easier to catch the eye of a fellow giant.

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But you can forget hearing what anyone under 6 foot is saying.

13. You hardly ever have a problem seeing at gigs or the cinema.

And if you're blocking someone's view that's their problem.
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And if you're blocking someone's view that's their problem.

14. It can be kind of awkward talking to a guy who you tower over.

It shouldn't be, and no one really knows why, but it sometimes is.
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It shouldn't be, and no one really knows why, but it sometimes is.

15. Especially if you meet sitting down.

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16. It's great having super-long legs, but they tend to constantly be in the way.

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17. Public transport just isn't built for you.

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18. There are some desks that you just can't sit crossed legged at.

19. And sometimes if you try to cross your legs at dinner you'll end up kicking everyone else sitting at the table.

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20. Sometimes it's hard to know whether something was meant to be a dress or a top.

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You can be wearing a shirt for years and only realise it's actually meant to be a dress when they write it on the receipt at the dry cleaners.

21. Pretty much all jeans are ankle-grazers on you.

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22. Shops always seem to run out of the largest shoe size first.

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Or they just don't stock any of your size at all.

23. And it's hard to find a coat that will keep your wrists warm.

24. You often have to choose if you want your towel to cover your tits or your bum.

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25. When you hug short people they often end up nestled in your cleavage.

Which can be kind of nice or excruciatingly awkward depending on who they are.
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Which can be kind of nice or excruciatingly awkward depending on who they are.

26. Hugging in general is usually more effort than it's worth.

If the guy is shorter than you do you do an over or under hug?
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If the guy is shorter than you do you do an over or under hug?

27. With all the extra limb it can be hard not to feel a little goofy at times.

Especially if you're in a room full of neat, compact short people.
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Especially if you're in a room full of neat, compact short people.

28. You've heard all the comments before.

"No I haven't grown and my legs don't go on forever they end right there at my feet."
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"No I haven't grown and my legs don't go on forever they end right there at my feet."

29. But you'd never want to be an inch shorter.

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