25 Reasons Small People Love You More

By Brian Foo

An illustration project by Brian Foo (a short person), celebrating the loving benefits of being small.



If someone tall and someone small love you the same amount, the small person loves you more, pound-for-pound.
1. If someone tall and someone small love you the same amount, the small person loves you more, pound-for-pound.
A small person is very likely to have some food left over for you.
2. A small person is very likely to have some food left over for you.
A small person is well-suited to go down the slide with you.
3. A small person is well-suited to go down the slide with you.
A small person is half as likely as a tall person to topple your sand castle.
4. A small person is half as likely as a tall person to topple your sand castle.
Hide-and-seek is twice as fun with someone small as with someone tall.
5. Hide-and-seek is twice as fun with someone small as with someone tall.
A small person is appropriately-sized to jump on the bed with you.
6. A small person is appropriately-sized to jump on the bed with you.
There is always room for you in a small person’s pillow fort.
7. There is always room for you in a small person’s pillow fort.
You can fill someone small with kisses quickly and efficiently.
8. You can fill someone small with kisses quickly and efficiently.
A small person can very easily fit in your photo.
9. A small person can very easily fit in your photo.
There is a good chance a small person will get along with your little brother.
10. There is a good chance a small person will get along with your little brother.
It wouldn’t hurt very much if someone small falls on you.
11. It wouldn’t hurt very much if someone small falls on you.
If you slip on the ice, a small person is twice as likely as a tall person to catch you and not fall too.
12. If you slip on the ice, a small person is twice as likely as a tall person to catch you and not fall too.
There is always room for you in a small person’s coat.
13. There is always room for you in a small person’s coat.
A small person is really good at finding your keys.
14. A small person is really good at finding your keys.
A small person keeps your gasoline bill small.
15. A small person keeps your gasoline bill small.
You can bring all of your favorite things with you on a vacation with someone small.
16. You can bring all of your favorite things with you on a vacation with someone small.
A small person makes for an excellent exercise partner.
17. A small person makes for an excellent exercise partner.
A small person is adept at sneaking you out of an awkward conversation.
18. A small person is adept at sneaking you out of an awkward conversation.
A small person is the ideal size for surprising you on your birthday.
19. A small person is the ideal size for surprising you on your birthday.
You can hug all of a small person at once.
20. You can hug all of a small person at once.
A small person is very likely to notice that your shoe is untied.
21. A small person is very likely to notice that your shoe is untied.
There is little chance a small person will sink your boat.
22. There is little chance a small person will sink your boat.
A small person gives great back massages.
23. A small person gives great back massages.
You will use up hardly any of your art supplies when painting someone small.
24. You will use up hardly any of your art supplies when painting someone small.
If you want to see the sunset, it doesn’t matter where a small person stands. You will always see the full view.
25. If you want to see the sunset, it doesn’t matter where a small person stands. You will always see the full view.

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