Taller women dating shorter men

(Fickle lot, these men.) And modern women are supposedly pretty turned on by the whole “letting oneself go” aesthetic, with participants citing the 'dad bod' as a glorified male body type.

Tell that to all the gym nuts downing protein shakes and making #gains.

The couple, who have an 11-month-old daughter, Emma, met at a mutual friend's party in 2012.

Mr Ong says: "In the past, I was even congratulated for having the confidence to date a taller girl, as some people might feel emasculated." Ms Wu says that though having a taller husband or boyfriend may give girls a better sense of security, the validity of this "is highly debatable and subjective".

"She looks great when she wears heels and a long dress. It is not just regular couples who are defying height stereotypes.

Even among celebrities - where visuals play a part in image-crafting - a woman towering over her male counterpart has become fairly common.

Celebrity couples such as actress Tina Fey and composer Jeff Richmond, Hong Kong actor Simon Yam and model Sophia Kao and English singer Jamie Cullum and model Sophie Dahl are just some famous pairs who ignore height conventions.

English action star Jason Statham and model Rosie Huntington- Whiteley were seen last month on the red carpet premiere of The Fate Of The Furious.