13 Things Only Tall Girls Can Relate To

Been towering over everyone all your life? You'll totes get what were talking about here.
by Erin Torrejon   |  Mar 23, 2015
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Most people might think that tall girls always have it great. They can get into modeling, reach high places, and can wear almost anything. These might all be true but there's definitely a lot more that tall girls go through that many might not know or understand. Because, yes, towering girls struggle with certain things, too, just like everyone else! So if you've been taller than most of your friends all your life, we hope this list of all the everyday things you go through can easily give you a good laugh and let you appreciate the gift of height you've been given. So go ahead, scroll down, and enjoy nodding your head and embracing these 13 things only you can relate to.

 1   "Why are you so tall today?"—what every single person always, always, always, always ask me when I’m wearing heels.

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I'M A GIRL WHO WANTS TO WEAR HEELS TOO OKAY. 

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 2  And this is why all your friends tell you to stop wearing heels especially in photos when you're next to them.

little mermaid

SO not fair. Everyone else gets to wear super cute heels, I want to also!

 3  Upside to this heel debate: you can wear flats even for special occasions and no one will even notice.

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new girl

OHHHHHH YEAAAAH.

 4  Always being told "Is that a dress? Looks more like a shirt."

cameron

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UGH, why does my body have to be so long?

 5  And I honestly think us tall girls invented the crop top trend.

lena

a.k.a.  shirts that looked of normal length in the hanger but got way shorter once I wore it, especially when I put both hands up.

 6  People always end up thinking you wore a super short dress or shorts on purpose.

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jlaw

Naaah girl, my legs are just seriously too long.

 7  Sitting at the very  back row of the car is extra uncomfortable. Same goes for non-exit rows in planes.

nightmare

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My legs are just too long to fit right.

 8  Finding pants that fit right is like trying to look your exact shade of foundation–almost impossible and really tiring.

mean girls

Because everthing ends up looking like Capri pants. SERIOUSLY.

 9  People always ask me to reach for stuff on the top shelf.

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mk and ashley

Okay getting things in high places is totes a pro but I'm not always THAT tall

 10  I'm the designated selfie-taker because my arms are pretty long too.

selfie

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Plus I can nail the from above angle pretty well.

 11  I thankfully never have to tip-toe at outdoor concerts and events.

britney

YAAAAAS.

 12  Playing hide and seek when you were younger defined the word struggle.

FACEPALM

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Huhuhu, they always found me first.

 13  Another awesome pro–I can walk farther with less effort.

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LONG LEGS FOR LIFE! Booo yeaaaaah!

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Erin Torrejon
Former Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor
Resident fashion and beauty girl. I’m a health-nut who devotes cheat days to french fries and other glorious carbs. I live at the beach and I can talk about movies, music,  clothes, and my current beauty obsessions for hours on end. 
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