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    Updated on Sep 2, 2020. Posted on Nov 6, 2015

    19 Reasons Why You Should Date Someone Short

    Not included: having a portable armrest.

    1. They're pretty resourceful, because reaching the high-up shelves at home isn't easy.

    What short people really use tongs for... #shortgirlproblems

    They'll have a practical solution, whatever the problem.

    2. And all that climbing makes them surprisingly strong.

    When you're too short to reach anything on the top shelf so you gotta climb..

    That upper body strength though.

    3. You'll also be blessed with their almost unending supply of patience.

    4. They can use their small stature sneakily to weave their way through crowds unnoticed, paving the way for you to follow suit.

    Advantages of being short: can easily sneak through crowds

    Crowded high street? Take their hand and move on through.

    5. So you'll always be near the front row for concerts.

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    Enjoy the view, life with a short S.O is good.

    6. It's easy to hide presents from them – put them on the top shelf.

    The good thing about being tall is being able to hide stuff on the top shelf so my girlfriend can't reach them

    Live safe in the knowledge that they won't find their long as there's no stepladder around.

    7. If you're feeling greedy, you also have the benefit of being able to hide your favourite snacks.

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    ~sneaky sneaky~.

    8. You can rest your chin on them when you hug them, and it is the cutest.

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    Comfortable and heartwarming all at once.

    9. You can enjoy the ego boost of feeling tall in comparison, even if you're of average height.

    10. And even if they're wearing the highest of heels.

    11. Their small hands will retrieve anything you lose down sofa cushions.

    I am thankful for my small and nimble raccoon like hands every time my phone falls between car seats & couch cushions

    So next time your headphones are engulfed by the sofa, they'll have your back.

    12. And when you quite can't quite get those last few Pringles from the tube, don't worry.

    The benefits of having small hands is that it fits into the Pringles canister💘

    Small hands were designed for such situations.

    13. You can give them your clothes if they shrink in the wash.

    14. Your S.O will likely be pretty savvy when it comes to money.

    15. Their smallness = room on the sofa for you when you're watching Netflix.

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    Stretch your legs, simply because you can.

    16. The same goes for your bed.

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    You can stretch more freely, safe in the knowledge that you're unlikely to push them off the bed.

    17. You never need to worry about not having enough of the blanket.


    Their petiteness means there's more than enough blanket to go around.

    18. They are an excellent little spoon.

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    And who wouldn't want that?

    19. And of course, they're bloody adorable.

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    Just don't pat them on the head, okay?

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