Maria MinogarovaMaksim Blinov/Sputnik
A 185 cms (6ft 1in) tall Russian model, winner of the local version of Next Top Model show, Maria Minogarova, has published an Instagram post with “a very strong confession.” This post with
Because of her
Girls who commented on her post said they were happy about the current fashion trend for short pants, as now it’s easier to look ‘normal’ in their ill-fitting outfits.
“Why people don’t react anymore to bald, childfree, businesswomen, lesbians, girls with body modifications (I have nothing against any of them), but when they see TALL, they are like ‘wow, I can tell you are a sleeper’ or ‘Poor you’,” Galina wrote in Instagram.
One of the most frequent questions tactless people ask is if it’s complicated to find a boyfriend when you are so tall. People also find it appropriate to make jokes like, ‘which hormones were you on?' or ‘were you hanging on a bar for a couple of years?’ and of course, ‘are you a basketball player?’
3. Childhood complexes
Most of the girls really felt they were not “like others” from childhood. In sports
“Boys didn’t want to go out with me because they had a long way to go to reach my height. Only the bravest would ask me to dance at a disco,” Anna writes.
4. You will have to reach things in high places
Girls joke that they frequently work as ‘ladder girls’ and are asked to take something from the top shelf. Even their own mothers use them like this when they need something in the kitchen.
“Recently in a toy store I was asked to reach for that doll,” Polina from Krasnodar writes.
5. Taking a photo challenge
Sveta says she heard many times in different situations, “You are so tall, please stand behind.” Even to make an Instagram post for the flashmob it was difficult to find a photo because she usually sits down to take pictures with her “tiny friends.”
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