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    Hey there, so i'm 17 and 4' 11", and a little worried right now. I've never really been bothered about my height, my boyfriend is average height and i've just never thought about it. Now though, i'm starting to get a few snide comments here and there about how nobody's ever going to believe my age, and that i'm going to look out of place at university when I go because i'll look like a child.

    Now, I really wish I wasn't worried about this but I am. Are there any other particularly short people out there who get the same kind of thing? Do you feel out of place/like you look younger than everyone else at university?

    Please, settle my mind >____<
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    It's cool, I'm quite short and I don't mind. Were you a tall child, if not, maybe you'll grow? :dontknow:
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    Ignore them!
    Being short is cool

    Seriously, though, just tell them to eff off. You're short, and that's you! People will take you seriously, so matter how tall you are, if you earn that respect, and I'm sure you will
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    4'11 isn't too bad. I wouldn't worry about it. Maybe get some shoes with insoles/small heels? My mum is 5ft haha so I guess I'm used to it, but i think 4ft11, whilst short, doesn't warrant "snide comments". Tell them to **** off.
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    I would just ignore it, you'll probably get asked for ID all the time (Im 27 and I still get asked!! :eek: ) but I doubt anyone else will really be bothered
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    I'm a 5'6 male. Lets worry and be short together, haha!
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9m3vKBftITw
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    My gf is short (and I'm taller than average), granted she gets IDed fairly often. But hey, when your 40 it will benefit you
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    snap, im 4 11 too

    honestly its something that will bother you if you let it,
    but especially in a place like uni everyone should be grown up enough not to make immature comments and the people who arent really arent worth it.

    ive never had a problem with people not taking me seriously and i doubt you will based solely on your height. As long as you act like an adult people will treat you like one
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    I'm 5 ft and at uni, had no issues. Most people find it endearing and maybe bouncers look at my ID slightly longer than my 5 ft 10 best friend, but tbh as long as you appear not to care people don't care.

    EDIT: Issues with kissing tall guys though!
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    well im 5'2" and there are a fair number of people at uni shorter than me and they fit in perfectly well
    if anyone makes snide comments either ignore it or insult them back and be confident
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Please, settle my mind >____<
    being a short girl is better than being a short guy...trust me. but seriously if you were single you could worry about your height but you have a boyfriend who CLEARLY still likes you...no boy is gonna be unnattracted to a girl due to her height but it does mean no boy over 5ft9 is going to want to go out with you coz theyd feel weird about it
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    I'm 17 and 4'9''. I love my height (it took a long time) but I HATE all the comments about it. That half the jokes are about me.
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    I find short girls very attractive.
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    Shorter girls ftw
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    I'm a 6 foot male, and I can honestly say short girls are the best. No-one will mind!
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    Total Recall FTW!



    OP, don't worry about it, I bet you can make awesome chocolate!










    ...sorry, couldn't resist
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    Hey Im 18 and 4 ft 11 1/2 ... that half counts :-p

    Don't worry about it honestly, and you wont look out of place at uni at all. Learn to love your height :-) I have many nicknames like 'hobbit', 'wee one', 'lil bit', but I find it quite funny! People will always take the mick out of you for something,I would rather it be my height!!! If you accept your height, others shouldnt make a 'nasty' issue about it. I quite like being the short one :-) x
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    No one should feel out of place and different at University!
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    I'm between 5' 1/2" and although I get jokes make about my height, no-one actually means them. All the guys I've met find my height endearing too. And actually, when I came to university, there were plenty of girls I met who were around my height so I no longer felt alone!

    Your height will only be an issue if you let it so just enjoy your tinyness!
 
 
 
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