Top 10 Most Annoying Things About Being Tall

Being tall certainly has its perks - from reaching high shelves with ease to standing out in a crowd. However, for all the advantages that height can bring, there are also some not-so-great aspects that tall individuals have to contend with on a daily basis. It's time to shine a light on the struggles that come with living life in the higher altitude, as we present the top ten most annoying things about being tall.

Get ready to nod in agreement or gain some understanding for the tall people in your life, as we delve into the everyday challenges they face. From the never-ending quest for clothes that fit properly to the constant barrage of height-related questions, this list highlights the less glamorous side of standing head and shoulders above the rest.

So, whether you're tall yourself or simply want to gain some insight into the lives of your lofty friends, let's dive into the top ten most annoying things about being tall. It's time to empathize, sympathize, and maybe even chuckle a little at the quirks that come with being blessed with those extra inches.
The Top Ten
1 Beds that are too short

Oh yeah. Glad this is number one. I hate footboards in general because so many times the beds they're attached to are too short.

I currently own the largest bed my family could find. I still don't fit in it.

2 Low ceilings

That would also hurt a tall person's back and damage their spine.

3 Blankets that are too short

When I visited California in 2015, my cousins gave us blankets to use. I got a blanket that was intended for little kids or toddlers to use. It was able to cover me fine, but I had to curl up in order for it to cover me completely.

This one and No. 1 are the biggest annoyances for me.

What if a tall person gets cold in the winter?

4 Pants always seem to be too short

When I was 2 years old, I was tall for my age and wore clothes for 18-month-olds, which most 2-year-olds fit perfectly. However, the pant legs were too short for me.

It's even worse for me because I'm so skinny. All my pants are either the right length but too wide, or the right width but too short, so I'm constantly cold.

Out of all the hand-me-down pants that my mother gives me, a couple of them are too short.

5 You have to look down at almost every one

I tower over most of the girls at my school. I'm almost 5'7.

That would hurt a tall person's neck.

6 Regular shirts seem like crop tops
7 When people sitting behind you in class or at a theater ask you to crouch down because they can't see

Because people like me can't see from behind you!

8 When people tell you that you're tall

I'm 5'5. And nearly everyone in my grade has been telling me this lately. Most of the people in my grade are very short.

Aunt: Oh wow, you've grown so much since I last saw you!
Me: Oh, really? I think that's a requirement for a 16-year-old.

This is also annoying to me. I'm 6 feet tall, but literally everybody thinks I'm much taller, like 6'2". I get that I'm tall. You don't have to remind me every time.

9 When people ask things like "How's the weather up there?"

Probably not as bad as the weather down there.

It's fine up here! Just a bit rainy! How's it down there? Is it raining too? Haha, hope it's not flooded!

My short friend does this to me.

10 As a kid, you get overcharged at restaurants because people think you're older than you really are

I went to the movies with a friend and it stated the adult price was for ages 13 and up. I was eleven and got charged as an adult.

This is mainly a problem for parents with tall kids.

My relatives mistake me for 16 instead of 15.

The Contenders
11 No legroom in cars

I always have to put my legs up in front of me by my face at a table and in cars. It looks so weird and embarrassing.

12 People call you Abe Lincoln

At least he's not just remembered for being tall.

13 Being bad at hide-and-seek
14 Being asked "do you play basketball?"
15 People asking if you can stand up
16 People compare you with short people
17 Having to get something off the shelf for other people
18 Hard to find shoes that fit
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