“This probably means that women who don't want to be in a relationship with short men are more likely to leave before they get married, rather than after.” The study found that tall men -- guys over 6-foot-2 -- marry at higher rates and are more likely to date and wed older, well-educated women.Short men, on the other hand, get married at the lowest rates, and they marry women who are less educated and younger than they are.
That is, say that tall women are sexy, you love the long legs, you like to be towered over by a woman.
That leaves short men with a smaller pool of women to date and marry. Their relationships tend to last longer, although that may have more to do with their partners’ choices.
Shorter guys -- less than 5-foot-7 -- "get divorced at lower rates,” Weitzman noted.
Their greater leadership potential may have something to do with the fact that tall men have higher self-esteem (whether or not deserved), are happier, and less likely to feel jealous toward other men.
'When it comes to romantic partners, men and women tend to sort themselves out so that they form pairs of similar height.