'Short man syndrome' is a condition in which a person has to deal with a feeling of inadequacy which can come from a lack of height or a perceived lack of height.
This is particularly common in men who gain a lot of confidence and status from physicality and who often gain pleasure from being able to feel physically imposing.
Orphaned at an early age, Peter Parker lives in Queens, New York with his beloved Aunt May and Uncle Ben.
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