Let me tell you a little something
Every time I watch the Fellowship of the Ring I get so god damn fucking pissed during this one scene when Boromir just reaches over and pats Frodo’s head
LIKE HE’S A FUCKING CHILD
YOU KNOW WHAT
I AM FUCKING SHORT OKAY
REALLY FUCKING TINY. AND I PRIDE MYSELF ON THAT.
BUT I AM AN ADULT.
AND PEOPLE DO THIS SHIT TO ME ALL THE TIME
It’s not cute it’s motherfucking CONDESCENDING AS FUCK
LOOK AT FRODO’S FUCKING FACE
HE’S LIKE U FUCKING TALL FUCK DO THAT AGAIN AND I’LL BITE UR ANKLES DO U THINK THIS IS A FUCKING GAME BOROMIR
DON’T FUCKING TOUCH MY HEAD
A complete list of short/petite people problems- Reblog if you can relate
I got bored and made an entire list! Feel free to add to it. #Shortpeopleawareness
When people tell you that you are short (stating the obvious)
When people say ‘You’ll be glad you look so young when you are older”
When people refer to you as “Cute”
When people don’t believe you are the age you are, and you have to convince them.
When you overhear people discussing your hight.
When you will probably be carded until you are 50.
When you can’t find shoes in your size.
When you are shopping alone, and people ask you where your parents are.
When short jeans aren’t short at all.
When you can’t buy sweatpants because they are all too long.
When your hip and waist measurements don’t match your height and it’s hard to find jeans.
When you wear heals and are still shorter than everyone.
When you can’t find heals in your size because your feet are too small
When all “short” jeans are under size five and you happen to be over that size
When all the stores with the lowest prices only carry larger sizes.
When you have to spend 10 dollars extra on pants to get them hemmed
Bra shopping. Enough said.
When people think you are much younger than you are.
when you have to sit on the edge of your seat while driving to reach the peddle.
When you can hardly see over the steering wheel.
When you try to make your bed and have to climb back over it to make the other side because you can’t reach.
When you work retail and can’t reach anything in the store.
When you aren’t tall enough to see into a mirror.
No matter how small a size it, it is always too long.
When wearing most shorts and dresses make your legs look even shorter.
When complete strangers comment about your height to you.
When the sun visor in your car is to high up to actually block the sun.
Having someone knock on your door and ask if you parents are home, when you live alone, with friends, or are married.
Being asked if you want a kids menu.
When you gain weight, it shows quicker because you are short.
When the modeling industry accepts plus sized models, but not short models.
When people complain about being short and they are a foot taller than you.
Being around children and having them all be taller than you, and comment on it.
Children thinking you are their age.
When you go check in at the doctor and are asked if there is an adult with you.
Having to buy kids jeans forever.
Not being able to find professional clothing that look good and fit well.
Feeling like you are playing dress up whenever you try to dress professionally.
Have people ask you to confirm your age whenever you apply for a job.
Wearing makeup just to look older.
When jeans that fit your hips are too big for the rest of your legs.
Working fast food, or any job where they provide uniforms, and not finding any uniforms in your size.
You cant reach things hanging in your closet.
You can’t find long skirts that fit.
When you don’t have a seat on the bus and your hands can hardly reach the railing to hold on so its a struggle not to fall on everyone.
When “cropped” means normal size.
When stores never carry smaller sizes.
When adults suggest you “look in the kids section.”
When people say things like “awwww” in reference to your height.
When you feel like a child wearing their mothers clothes when you shop for clothes targeted towards your age group.
When the “jr’s section” clothing looks cheep.
When you have to climb the kitchen counters to get things out of the cabinets.
When you have to use a stool or chair to reach anything.
When you can’t change that lightbulb that went out because, even with a chair, its to high.
When your feet don’t touch the floor when you sit on a chair.
When you cant see the notes the teacher is writing on the bored because someone tall is in front of you.
When someone tall sits in front of you at the movies and you realized you payed nine bucks to watch the back of their head.
When you are afraid to talk to that cute guy (or girl if you are male) because you think he’ll assume you are ten.
When working retail, you mess piles of clothing up while trying to fix them because you can’t reach them, even with a ladder.
Being shorter than younger siblings.
Not trusting the mannequins and needing to try things on yourself.
Having someone butt in your face when you walk upstairs.
when everytine you meet someone new they comment on your height.
When people you’ve known forever still comments on your height.
Not fitting the store’s smallest size.
When people treat you like you are eight.
Knowing your hight can give people the wrong first impression about you in professional settings, like interviews.
The fact that studies have shown that short people make less money overall.
When you can’t see at concerts.
When people think you don’t eat because you are small.
When you don’t ride your bike to class because your feet hardly reach the peddles and its hard to get on/off of it.
When the fact that you look younger diminishes that amount of authority and respect other people of your same age seem to receive in many situations.
When you can’t ride things at amusement parks.
When you hate fall/winter because that means shopping for long pants, long sleeved t-shirts, coats, and other things that are hard to find in your size.