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14 Too Real Things Only Tall Women Will Understand

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Being tall has its ups and downs— literally. Though some people look at you like you're a giant, you actually wouldn't change it for anything.

Here are 14 things you're bound to understand if you're a tall woman:

1. At One Point You Weren't This Tall

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It all started out normal, you were exactly the same height as every other girl. Short, even.

2. But One Day It *All* Changed

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It basically happened overnight. You woke up one day and you were 8 feet taller.

3. "Yes, Yes, I Know I'm Really Tall."

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You will repeat this at least 6 times a day.

4. The Clothes Shopping Nightmare

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How many times have you found the perfect shirt and realized your belly button shows? Or jeans that stop 4 inches above you ankle?

5. And Realizing How Few Stores Carry "Tall"

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And almost all of them are just for work pants. How many work pants does one women need?!

6. The Debate About What Shoes To Wear On Dates

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Heels look nicer, but.... but... what if he's short?

7. And Always Choosing Wrong

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They are always, always short. If you wear heels, it's a guarantee.

8. Being Called 'Sir'

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Thanks for that.

9. Knowing When Guys Are Lying About Their Height

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You may be able to fool a girl who's 5'4'', but there's no way you're six feet. You're not fooling me.

10. When You Were Younger, You Just Wanted To Be Shorter

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You went through a phase where you were desperate to fit in— and it really didn't seem fair.

11. But Now You Actually Love It

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Long legs, clothes look great on you— what's not to love? You learned to own it.

12. Though Always Getting Asked To Reach Stuff Is Annoying

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You friends, your boyfriend, people at the supermarket— nobody has any shame about asking you to reach. You're basically a human cherry picker for them.

13. And Nobody Seems To Understand How Tall You Actually Are

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They assume you can reach shelves 9 feet off the ground. You're not an effing giant.

14. You'd Never Want To Change It

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Sure, it may be inconvenient. But it's a part of you and you totally love it. If only you could go back and tell puberty-you that.


It may have taken some getting used to, but being tall is actually the best. So wear those high heels and never apologize.

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