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    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
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    5 7 for a guy at 17 is short but nothing majorly concerning, you might be below average height for the uk male (5 10) but you could still have an inch or 2 left to grow by your 20s and even so being 5 7 isnt as bad as it could be, you'd still be taller than most uk women by a couple inches
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    You've only just realised now your below 6 foot?

    5' 7 is the start of short so the very top end of short. And there is a way to feel better about it, to realise that it does not matter what height you are. Feeling insecure or getting berated for being short is just as illogical as feeling like you've achieved something or being praised for being tall.

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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
    I would say it's low average, I am the same but 19 and I don't think it really matters. Get to be with the girls in uni sports club team photos :')
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    Dude just tell girls you're 6ft and guys that you're 5ft10 and they'll both be none the wiser.
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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
    Yes you are short, but its not a problem. It's a disadvantage with girls but that's about it. and it's not as bad as u might think if u score well in other areas then it wont matter, e.g. if u slept with her friend who is better looking than her she will sleep with u she's not gonna even think how short u are then.

    the other advantages/disadvantage balance out (such as some sports its good to be tall others better to be short, e.g. in general basketball, volleyball tall is good. In tennis, 6'1 is good players who are too tall like 6'4" lose out in agility, although have a better serve. Distance runner, fighter pilot etc being short is a huge advantage.
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    You're not tall but you're not a midget either. a lot of british men are roughly that height nowadays so you've got nothing to worry about
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    (Original post by KA99_)
    Dude just tell girls you're 6ft and guys that you're 5ft10 and they'll both be none the wiser.
    Pretty sure as a 6 foot tall woman I’d be able to tell that a guy wasn’t actually the same height as me, but in fact - 5 inches shorter.
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    You're not a midget, thats all that matters
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    (Original post by koosepat)
    5 7 for a guy at 17 is short but nothing majorly concerning, you might be below average height for the uk male (5 10) but you could still have an inch or 2 left to grow by your 20s and even so being 5 7 isnt as bad as it could be, you'd still be taller than most uk women by a couple inches
    i am 23 years old and I am 5 ft 8

    what does that make me then
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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
    Still taller than me 😢😢😢
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    (Original post by study beats)
    i am 23 years old and I am 5 ft 8

    what does that make me then
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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
    I am 5ft tall. So for me you would be just perfect!
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    you statistically are supposed to live longer.....even if it's a sh*tty life...
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    focus on things which you can change, like your attitudes and behavior. once you accept that you will never be Mr Tall UK then you can move on & enjoy life.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
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    go fùck yourself
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    if you accept yourself the way you are, the insecurity will pass.

    if someone cannot accept you the way you are, height and all, they don't deserve you or they are not ready for you.
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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!

    I'm the same but opposite :/. 13 yet 6'1, people always ask me about it and it's pretty annoying. Oh well, not like there's anything I can do about it
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    (Original post by Table123)
    I'm a 17yr old male and 5ft7 am i considered really short?

    For some reason i have always had an insecurity about my height.

    I know its out of my control but is there anyway to feel better about it?

    When i was 10-11 i imagined myself as 6"2 but measuring myself today i have realised i'm 6" below!!
    I'm also 5'7" and thought I'd be taller than I am when I was 10-11 too, because I used to always get told one day I'd shoot up. Which did happen to an extent tbf because I was just about the shortest person in the year group when I was 10-11 and before that.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    A manlet
    Lol at people who post anonymously.
 
 
 
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