Dating shorter guy
I hoped my willingness to “pay my dues” would be seen as an asset to future employers, a reflection of my commitment and work ethic. I’m anxious to start a career and move away from survival jobs to something with growth potential.
But I find employers only want recent college graduates for these jobs.
Sometimes I try to mention celebrity couples as examples, to give people an idea, but that only seems to make things worse.
What I really want to say is, “I have trouble noticing the height difference because he’s a god in bed.” What’s your advice? Dear Clare, People definitely need to be prepared for this shocker.
As a woman you feel sexiest in heels, so having to wear flats all the time was hard.
Instead of taking on more debt by going to graduate school, see if there are individual classes you could take in your field from Ed X, Coursera, Udacity, for example, and pay the extra fee to get a certificate of completion.” Then you could add, “I don’t know why people are so concerned about height differences. It’s not something worth mentioning or being defensive about. You say there’s a stigma about shorter men with taller women, but that seems to be mostly in your own head.Sure, I never thought I would be in the ridiculous situation of towering over my boyfriend, but I’m not hung up about it at all! So get over it before you scare off your terrific guy through your own smallness.Is my only option take out tens of thousands of dollars of loans, go to grad school, and kick the can ahead a couple years and hope for the best?Should I just give up on the hope of ever having a career?By the time I stood up and realized he was 4 inches shorter, we were too in love to care.I never in a million years thought I would be in this situation, but when you find the right person, you just know.You don’t mention what industry you’re interested in, but whatever it is, Ruetschlin says you have to study it intensively.Identify people who have the kind of job you’re looking for, and ask them if you can come in for a brief informational meeting to get advice on how to break into the field—making contacts is crucial!The work I was able to secure wasn’t glamorous—tech support, clerical work, etc.but I believed it was better to be employed doing unglamorous work than nothing at all.