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15 Nightmares Every Short Woman Has To Put Up With

"When I was little..." "YOU'RE STILL LITTLE!"

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1. Instantly regretting starting a story with, "when I was little..." because you know exactly what "joke" is coming next.

You've learned to just avoid the stress by saying, "when I was younger..."
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You've learned to just avoid the stress by saying, "when I was younger..."

2. You had to learn how to change the temperature of the shower using a shampoo bottle.

Which only works some of the time.
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Which only works some of the time.

3. And just because you're height-deprived, most people treat you like a child and talk down to you.

Instagram: @ragansmith

Short, but mouthy. Just try me and see!

4. If you ever encounter one of those modern cabinets that flip up, you just have to leave it open when you're done.

Can someone grab me a step stool?
Twitter: @amanduiche

Can someone grab me a step stool?

5. You can't carry on a conversation with tall people for more than a few minutes without getting a neck cramp.

"What?! I can't hear you!"
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"What?! I can't hear you!"

6. Getting into any car, especially an SUV, is like scaling Everest.

Have you tried this technique, though? Works great.
Twitter: @syllriberto

Have you tried this technique, though? Works great.

7. Not only can you NOT reach the handles on public transportation, you're also RIGHT AT armpit level for most of those people who can.

No one deserves this.
Twitter: @nnintz

No one deserves this.

8. You've almost passed out and fallen right into the washer as you're reaching in to fish something out from the very bottom.

Should it ever happen, I guess you'd just have to sit there and wait for help to arrive.
Twitter: @ValeriaIbanezA

Should it ever happen, I guess you'd just have to sit there and wait for help to arrive.

9. Actually seeing shows? Reaching the top racks in stores? Do things like that ever actually happen?

I suppose that a little suffering is good for you.
Twitter: @LARRYDOLATRA

I suppose that a little suffering is good for you.

10. You've never sat in a chair that didn't leave your legs swinging in the air.

Except for chairs designed specifically for children maybe.
Twitter: @paolabuzzone

Except for chairs designed specifically for children maybe.

11. Suffering the daily humiliation of driving with the seat pushed all the way up so that you're glued to the steering wheel, just so you can reach the pedals.

You'd think they could invent little stilts to extend the pedals out!
Twitter: @Kerro_

You'd think they could invent little stilts to extend the pedals out!

12. No matter how old you get, you're always accused of trying to use a fake ID when you buy booze.

If you happen to be short AND baby-faced, there's no worse fate.
Twitter: @Starlerda

If you happen to be short AND baby-faced, there's no worse fate.

13. And anytime you're flirting and want to come off as "hot," you're only ever told that you're "cute."

It's just not fair!!!
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It's just not fair!!!

14. Walking any distance with a long-legged person is essentially the same as running a marathon.

Because that's practically what you have to do to keep up with them.
Twitter: @CuteEmergency

Because that's practically what you have to do to keep up with them.

15. And no matter how much of a shit-show you are on any given day, you're always stuck right in the front of any group photo.

Thanks everyone.
Twitter: @diobrandio

Thanks everyone.

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