Relationship Challenges Confronted by a Girl Bullied for Being 6’2″ in Peak

Marie Temara, 28, has been on the taller facet most of her life.

When she was a baby, she was all the time not less than a head larger than the entire different girls and boys in her lessons.

At the same time as a child, she weighed 12 lbs when she was born.

Marie Temara

Now as a grown up, Marie, from Palm Seaside, Florida, stated it’s been ‘extraordinarily troublesome’ for her to discover a man who’s taller than her.

‘Relationship at my peak is sort of not possible as a result of it’s so restricted,’ she stated.

‘One man I went on a date with stated he was 6’5 on his on-line courting profile, however once I met up with him, he was at most 5’11.

‘I’ve been informed “nobody likes tall women”, I appear like a “man in heels”, I’m “too heavy to be a lady” and that “the Giants are searching for a linebacker”.

‘I’d by no means put on heels and would slouch in public. I’d do something to make myself seem shorter to slot in.

‘Nonetheless, not too long ago I’ve began courting shorter guys, and now that I’m open to courting at any peak, it’s a lot simpler.

‘However generally it’s nonetheless troublesome to discover a man that’s OK with me being taller than him.

‘I hope to alter the courting stigma that “males must be the taller ones within the relationship” as a result of peak shouldn’t matter.

‘I don’t thoughts being a foot taller or two taller than any man.’

Marie Temara

Marie is definitely the shortest member of her household. Her dad is 6’3″, her mom’s 6’5″, one among her brothers is 6’9″, and her youngest brother towers over all people at 6’10″.

She sadly needed to take care of quite a lot of bullying in class for her peak.

She recalled: ‘Youngsters would choose on me and name me a person or a home as a result of I used to be taller and heavier than many of the male academics.

‘I had no pals and different youngsters would taunt me so badly, that I’d eat lunch alone within the rest room stall.

Marie Temara

Marie’s grown right into a assured girl regardless of the merciless issues she’s been informed, however she nonetheless has to take care of the sensible challenges of being taller than the common girl.

She added: ‘Trousers are by no means lengthy sufficient, and I can by no means discover my shoe measurement, which is a males’s measurement 12.

‘I’ve to customized order all of my garments and sneakers, which might get very costly and time-consuming.

‘Day-to-day issues is usually a bit more difficult for me reminiscent of vehicles, planes, rollercoasters, doorways, bathe heads, bathrooms, beds, and different family home equipment are virtually all the time too small for me.’

However there are additionally loads of benefits to her being 6’2″, like with the ability to see every little thing at sporting occasions, having a aggressive edge in basketball, and reaching issues on excessive cabinets.

There are additionally plenty of males who love Marie’s peak.

She stated: ‘I get typically optimistic feedback on my peak now and lots of brief kings reward me for my lengthy legs, calling me “Mommy lengthy legs”, saying “we’re all the identical peak laying down” and “I’d climb that tree”.

‘These days, I embrace my curves as a plus-size mannequin. I’m proud to be tall and attempt to encourage others that being tall and totally different is gorgeous.

‘I’m now ultra-feminine as a result of I don’t ever wish to be referred to as a person once more, and I’m making an attempt to alter the stigma that being tall isn’t a masculine trait.

‘You is usually a tall woman and nonetheless be female.

‘I simply hope to encourage others and present them that being tall, plus-size, and totally different is gorgeous and nothing to be ashamed of.

‘Additionally, to try to change the courting stigma that brief kings and tall queens don’t belong collectively.’

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