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    15 Things That Every Short Guy Knows To Be True

    i.e., if it's on the top shelf, it's probably not meant to be.

    1. First of all, you know that it's only a matter of time before people ask you for your exact height.

    And when you tell them, they'll even try to make you prove it.

    2. You frequently hang out or have gone out with women who are taller than you, especially when they're wearing heels.

    In a way, it kind of feels like hanging out with a bunch of models tbh.

    3. Over time, you've really come to appreciate the utility of a good step-ladder.

    The same goes for a good stool, too.

    4. People your age treat you like you're automatically the youngest in the group, even though you probably aren't...

    5. But boy do people hate it when they find out you're faster/smarter/wiser/all-around cooler than they are.

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    Sorry not sorry for being underestimated!

    6. In life, there is no pain more real than not being able to hold onto the overhead rails on public transportation.

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    You've gotten really good with the whole balancing thing.

    7. Concerts are kind of tough.

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    Thank goodness for those mega-screens though, amirite?

    8. And at the grocery store, you literally won't buy something if it's on a hard-to-reach shelf.

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    'Cause clearly, it just wasn't meant to be.

    9. People see fit to give you cute little nicknames...

    10. Whenever you have to talk to someone taller than you for a long time, you find your neck getting kind of strained from looking up.

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    You sometimes find yourself looking down during the conversation just to take a quick little neck break.

    11. You're used to people bending down when they're taking a photo with you...

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    It's just a fact of life.

    12. And you've considered investing in some shoe lifts at least a few times.

    Or at least, you always check to see how tall a pair of shoes might make you look before you buy 'em.

    13. You've long gotten used to taking a sub-par shower just because it's not worth figuring out how to adjust the shower head yourself:

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    You've gotta make do with what life gives ya, you know?

    14. You get all of your pants tailored at the hem, so that you don't end up looking like this...


    15. And finally, you hate sitting in strange chairs, because you never know if you'll end up with your feet just...dangling around like this:

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    But whatever, you've learned to ~embrace~ the dangle.

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    This post was translated from Portuguese.