It was a year after college, and the person asking me that was a guy I had just started casually dating. He actually was a couple inches taller than me, but the question caught me off guard. It was as if he had peeped in on my mental conversation earlier that afternoon, when I was debating whether I should wear wedges or flats. Years before this, I went to an all-female high school, which meant that if there were going to be boys present at a dance, we had to invite them. I distinctly remember brainstorming who I was going to invite to my first dance as a freshman.
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My girlfriend was only slightly taller than I was. Any feelings of manliness or confidence I had would disintegrate. I knew I had nothing to be ashamed of. Logically I knew there was no reason to be upset. She felt more attractive when she wore them.
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I don't care if I'm taller than you. Being a tall girl is the shit. If I have heels on and you find yourself feeling short, remember that you should feel like a badass for being with a tall girl. In fact, I get off on being taller than you, even though it might not happen very often. If you feel emasculated and let it show, I'm moving right along to a man who doesn't feel threatened by me.