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22 Struggles Every Small Girl With Big Feet Will Understand

Go on, call me "Sideshow Bob" one more time...

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1. You stopped growing when you hit 13 but your feet went on evolving for a good five years.

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2. And today, people don't believe you when you tell them your shoe size.

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Trust me, there are other bodily measurements I'd rather exaggerate.

3. They love to remind you how out of proportion your dinky lil' body is.

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"You're so funny with your little legs and man-like feet." SO FUNNY!

4. Shoe shop assistants try and make out like you don't know your own size.

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Like you woke up one morning and decided to spend the day trolling Westfield staff.

5. And when they invariably don't have your size, you try on the next best fit...which is always a mistake.

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6. Your knees haven't been scar-free since your first steps as a baby.

I wish I could say all these bruises and scars I have are from softball but the sad truth is that they're all from tripping over my own feet

The struggle is real.

7. And because you're not that tall, other body parts also feel the full force of your accidents.

*Stubs toes and face-plants into shelving simultaneously*
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*Stubs toes and face-plants into shelving simultaneously*

8. Everyone assumes you're the missing link between humans and sea creatures.

Feet > Flippers > Mermaids.
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Feet > Flippers > Mermaids.

9. Walking in stilettos is your Everest.

10. And bowling shoes are an absolute disaster just waiting to happen.

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This is probably the safest position to be in when wearing these death traps.

11. Getting around in platforms, Timberlands, and DMs is a whole other challenge.

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*Feels calf muscles burning with every step*

12. You find yourself being politely redirected to the men's section in trainer shops.

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13. People expect you to deliver a lecture on genetics to explain how you got this unique leg-to-foot ratio.

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At some point a generally big person fucked a smaller one, I guess?

14. Oh and there's always ~that~ moment you find out your feet are as large as your far taller S.O's.

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15. Short guys with big feet are celebrated as big-dicked heroes, but women on the other hand...

LOL THANKS?
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LOL THANKS?

16. But actually you can't think of any cool, short-but-big-footed idols who you can relate to.

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Short gals with small feet have Kylie. Tall gals with long feet have Uma. WHO DO WE HAVE?!

17. Perching on bar stools has the added complication of *just* being able to touch the floor with your tip toes.

18. People seem to think that because you're short, you'll easily fit into small spaces.

The middle seat in the car does not favor people with big feet

19. Your mates spend their time getting you to try on their shoes.

Love you guys <3
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Love you guys <3

20. When you find a pair of shoes that fits and doesn't make your feet look like bananas, you wear them until the bitter fucking end.

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21. Even basic things like wearing skinny jeans is a daily struggle.

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22. But remember, short girls with big feet find it easier to kick ass.