For simplicity I shall consider four general categories of people who I consider to be the most opinionated on the subject and who contribute most to the debate. I have intentionally left out the medical profession.
- Women who love heels. Most women have an interest in shoes but it is well documented that for some women high heel shoes are an obsession. Many theories have been put forward to explain this behavior. From personal experience I can say that women who have a passion for heels simply love wearing, owning and collecting heels and do so with a joy that adds an extra dimension to their lives.
- Women who detest heels. These women are as passionate in their belief as their heel loving sisters. In general they find heels degrading to their sex and consider wearing them as an unnecessary, uncomfortable and painful betrayal of their gender. It must be