A stunning six-foot tall woman has revealed that she’s flooded with DMs from men who want to “ climb ” her, insisting that shorter guys are better lovers.
Emerald Van Langen, a 32-year-old nutrition manager and model from Toronto, Canada, admitted that dating used to be difficult because of her height, but that didn’t stop her from finding love – or admirers online.
“I’ve been with my husband for eleven years now and he is five feet tall. Before we met, I didn’t date much, but I only dated shorter men – five feet and younger – when I did, “she explained.
Legs for days: Emerald Van Langen, 32, is a six-foot nutrition manager and model from Toronto, Canada
Look of Love: Emerald’s 11-foot-five-year-old husband is three inches shorter than her
Some assume that a shorter man is more intimidated by her height, but she said the opposite was the case.
“Taller men always seem to be nervous because I’m taller than them,” she recalled.
Emerald proudly shows her height in the photos she shares with her Instagram page, although she admitted that they sometimes attract unwanted attention.
“I’m receiving some inappropriate DMs. Some just ask me to stand next to a door, but some want me to post kinky videos, ”she explained. “Someone once sent me a message saying,” I would climb you for eternity. ”
Unwanted attention; The model, who practices pole dancing, said that men will reach her on Instagram and ask her to post ‘kinky videos’ while being offered to ‘climb’ her
Advice: Emerald has only dated shorter men and thinks they are better lovers
Growing up, Emerald had always hoped she would be the same size as her five-foot-tall older sister, and avoided coffee and soda after hearing a rumor that caffeine would stunt her growth.
“When I was younger, I learned that caffeinated pop and smoking would stunt your growth,” she said. “Smoking was no problem in our house – no one did.
“I put more effort into not drinking caffeine because I wanted to be taller than my sister and it paid off,” she added. “Either that is due to genetics or my efforts are unknown.”
In ninth grade at school, Emerald began to notice that she was growing much faster than that of her friends.
Throwbacks: Emerald took modeling class when I was 16 years old, but was later considered ‘too’ big by casting directors
Trying to blend in: Emerald quit wearing heeled shoes at school after getting noticeably taller than her friends
Guess why? Emerald’s classmates joked that she would be a great basketball player
She started to choose flat shoes over heels and preferred to sit down when talking to others because it was more comfortable for her.
“I felt a little uncomfortable at school. I often bent down to fit in photos – and I still do, ”she recalled. “Everyone joked that the basketball coach would ask me to join the team, but they never did.”
Emerald grew six feet tall, four inches tall – beat her sister an inch – and learned to fully embrace her height, although some things are still difficult for her.
“Buying clothes has become easier now that I know which stores sell longer sizes,” she said. “When I went shopping for wedding dresses, I had to lower a seamstress so that it was longer.
She got her wish! Growing up, Emerald had always hoped she would be the same size as her older sister, five feet tall
Committed: Emerald found her niche as a model when she started freelancing
Difficult to handle: The model admitted that it bothers her that strangers will yell at her on the street and ask how long she is
Hunting apartments is the worst experience. My first question is how high the ceilings landlords always seem to lie about, ”she added.
Strangers sometimes shout, “How tall are you,” which bothers me. Better to come and talk instead. ‘
Emerald now spends more time on her modeling career after initially struggling to find her place in the industry.
Models are known for their graceful heights, but casting directors often found Emerald “ too tall. ” Only when she started freelancing and found her own work did Emerald find her niche.
Struggle: Emerald said she should always ask how high the ceilings and doorways are when apartment hunting
Embracing her height: Despite her struggles, Emerald said ‘long has its benefits’
Pros: Emerald said being tall means she has ‘more storage space’ to ‘eat more’ and never needs a bowel movement to achieve anything
“I started modeling when I was 16, which taught me to stand up straight and be more elegant,” said Emerald.
“I got a paid gig, but my hips and feet were too big to fit their sample size, so I gave up modeling for a few years.
“Now I fall in love with it again and have started exercising and have built up my strength. I love meeting new people and traveling to new places at work.
“Being tall has its benefits,” she added. “I have more storage space so I can eat more. Most importantly, no crutches or ladders are required. ‘