Because truthfully, isn’t the root of this stigma surrounding shorter men rooted in gender conventions that assert that a man is supposed to, well, dominate a woman in both stature and presence?The idea that women feel more precious—protected, even—tucked under the arm of a hulk of man? Now I certainly understand people have their tastes—my best guy friend, who stands at 6-feet-7, won’t even consider dating a guy below 6 feet, but as Vogue.com’s Fashion News Director Chioma Nnadi stresses, it’s ultimately about a connection.

As long as you’re confident, I’m not going to rule you out,” she says.

Market Editor Chelsea Zalopany couldn’t agree more.

Here's a common one: "I like to wear heels, so if you're under (insert desired height) swipe left." And it's not even just requests for guys who are slightly taller -- in some cases it's pushed to the statistical edges of male height.

Demanding that any suitors be taller than 6'3" is a rather limiting request considering the average male height in the US tops out around 5'10".

"It’s the overall pretentious nature of women on Tinder!

I would never list a minimum bra size or say size 2 or less. It turned out great for them." Call me a romantic, but it seems to me that one day a woman might pass a man sitting in a coffee shop, they'll lock eyes, and feel an instant attraction.Yes, an NBA hopeful never hurts, but isn’t a man who is open to the idea of a woman physically and proverbially looming large in their relationship a catch?So for a night out with the guy you may have initially written off because he seemingly “fell short,” why not wear a pair of Marc Jacobs metallic leather platform ankle booties and see if he can stay in step with you?No one here is claiming that guys aren't guilty of being shallow, too.If anything, men have earned their reputation for being superficial over the course of many generations."To be honest, the most important thing to me in a man is confidence and humor," says Lisa, a 31-year-old woman married to a slightly shorter man.