Community·Posted on Jul 12, 201919 Moments That Are A Rite Of Passage For Girls Over 5'9"“oH my GOsh dO YoU pLAy BaSkeTBaLl?”by Hameda NafizCommunity ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. When you were younger, the first thing people would ask you is if you played basketball. Kat #Win4Wynonna Haugan @KatherineHaugan Me, a 5’11”: *exists* Everyone: “oH my GOsh dO YoU pLAy BaSkeTBaLl” 10:39 PM - 08 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite @KatherineHaugan / Via Twitter And they'd have a look of disappointment when you told them no. 2. When you shower at your friend's house and have to bend over to wash your hair. 🌸Dani🌸( •̀ω•́ ) @MemeQueenTwitch My apartment is very old and I just have to ask did people used to be smaller or am I just a giant because my head is always touching the shower head. 11:45 AM - 06 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite @MemeQueenTwitch / Via Twitter Damn those low shower heads! 3. And also having to bend over the sink when you wash your face so you don't get water everywhere. Josh💫 @NoJuiceJosh Tall people problems: When the sink is low and splashes on your pants 03:50 AM - 06 Dec 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite @NoJuiceJosh / Via Twitter 4. You can never find cute shoes that fit. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO I can't help that I have clown feet, okay?! 5. You always hit your head on things. aaron @mrtiredeyes the worst part about being tall is hitting your head on the moon every night 11:32 PM - 08 Jun 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite @mrtiredeyes / Via Twitter Even getting into a car is a carefully thought out process. 6. "Leg room" sounds like a far away dream. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Gary Sanchez Productions 7. And forget about trying to drive a car smaller than a Sedan. Matt Hanvey @GarbageFan98 When you’re super tall & riding in a small car & realize that should the airbags for some reason go off, it’s likely that they’d essentially throw your knees into your face 😳😂😩 11:08 PM - 11 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite @GarbageFan98 / Via Twitter Unless you like your knees by your ears. 8. You make eye contact with strangers over the top of toilet cubicle doors. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TV Land I didn't mean to make this uncomfortable, but here we are Janet. 9. When you go on nature walks, you get all the spider webs in your face. Jacob Schoeff @_jacobschoeff_ Walking face first into giant spider webs is definitely among the worst things that happens in life 12:51 AM - 07 Aug 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite @_jacobschoeff_ / Via Twitter Apparently other tall people don't like nature. 10. You're always wary of low ceilings. Wyatt Stroud @WyattStroud9 I've hit my head on the chandelier in my dining room about 500 times. When you short people wish you were tall, don't. 09:32 PM - 31 Aug 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite @WyattStroud9 / Via Twitter ESPECIALLY when low hanging chandeliers are around. Why are these a thing?! 11. Skateboarding, ice skating, paddle boarding, surfing, and skiing are EXTRA terrifying for you because the ground is so far away. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Falling hurts tall people more than short people, don't @ me. 12. You can't wear jumpsuits or playsuits because they make your crotch look unflattering AF. Leia Moore @True_Blonde23 This is why they need to make jumpsuits and rompers for tall girls.. 🙄🤦🏼♀️ 10:59 PM - 05 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. You're always at the back for group photos. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Gym Shark You can forget about showing off your cute outfit – the only thing making an appearance in these pics will be your floating head. 14. You immediately turn into André the Giant whenever you decide to wear heels. Nicole Auerbach @NicoleAuerbach My official height is “when I wear heels, men tell me I'm too tall to be wearing heels" 04:30 PM - 28 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite @NicoleAuerbach / Via Twitter But you wear them anyway because heels are SO CUTE. 15. You never have a problem in crowded places because you can see and breathe over everyone's heads. Photo by Rachel Lynette French on Unsplash 16. The downside? When you're at a gig and people just EXPECT you to stand at the back. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Dreamworks Pictures THIS IS MY FAVORITE BAND, I WILL BE AT THE FRONT THANK YOU VERY MUCH. 17. Long sleeves barely reach your wrists. "Maxi" dresses are never really "maxi". deirdra ♍ @d_lamb29 u ever just throw a mini tantrum cuz nothing is made for your size. the car is too small, the ceilings too low, the pants are too short ughhhhhh im TIRED 06:32 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite @d_lamb29 / Via Twitter You always look like you're wearing two sizes too small. 18. But you never have to hem gowns and ~fancy~ dresses. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CIM Productions They always fall just right. 19. And finally, you never need help reaching for things on the top shelf at a store. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Which is great, especially if you have social anxiety and don't want to talk to anyone.