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 jeri741
Joined: 1/30/2008
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Some women love facial hair ..me being one of them .....but you are right more older men have beards and such than younger men.
 givemeapar
Joined: 8/25/2009
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Posted: 9/21/2009 1:17:54 PM
I've got to say your not the first person to notice this about older men. If you want your answer just look at pictures of guys in the 70's and 80's. That was the style back then. Myself, I grew my mustache in my late teens because I had a baby face and wanted to look older. Now I wouldn't mind shaving it off to look younger, but others have said not to, that I look good with it. Personally, I'm a little concerned what I may look like without it. Just putting in my 2 cents.
 DaytonDennis
Joined: 6/28/2009
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Posted: 9/21/2009 1:31:27 PM
Personally, I'm a little concerned what I may look like without it. Just putting in my 2 cents.


ha! I feel exactly the same way. I've had mine since I was 19 and Lord knows if anyone would recognize me without it. Then again, my younger brother had a beard for 20 years, shaved it, and at the family reunion only a couple of people made comments about it being gone. Of course, most of them only seen him once or twice a year.

The good thing is, if you shave it, it will always grow back!
 hotrodius
Joined: 6/15/2008
Msg: 586
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Posted: 11/8/2009 9:31:01 AM
All the woman i went out with like the beard i have had it since i am 24 when i shave it i look younger so i am told i guess its what she likes i would not have a problem shaving for her either way it does not matter.
 cotter
Joined: 10/17/2005
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Posted: 11/8/2009 7:44:15 PM
OP ...
I too would rather have a man without facial hair and as you said, am finding many have the facial hair that I know would bother me (I have very sensitive skin) and so I often don't even consider them.

Just as I would not want a man to tell me how to wear my hair (long, short, whatever) I will not request a man to shave off facial hair in order to be with me.

Many men actually think it contributes to their "personality". It's something I can totally live without.
 kari135
Joined: 9/1/2009
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Posted: 11/8/2009 8:11:20 PM
I very much prefer beards and mustaches. Long hair, too. They aren't a requirement, I just like them much better than the clean shaven look.
 Rythmn
Joined: 1/21/2006
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Posted: 11/8/2009 8:24:15 PM
hmmm, i think an even more important question is why do so many women over 45 have mustaches!
 spunkybum52
Joined: 9/8/2009
Msg: 597
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Posted: 11/8/2009 10:50:49 PM
I think some men think it looks "distinguished" and adds character to their age. I dont mind facial hair as long as it is kept neat & clean. Some men I have met have told me they have had their moustaches & beards for years and just won't change, and have carried it over to their older age. Maybe when men reach "male menopause" they feel they need a change of look, as well as going through the "change of life".... so maybe they feel now they've hit a certain age they have to have that certain "look" about them. Not sure.....
 BlueEyes1712
Joined: 4/24/2008
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Posted: 11/10/2009 8:29:02 PM
Shaving has draw backs, takes up time, cuts and knicks to deal with razors, and having facial hair can be trimed to what ever sort of style you like, full beard, partial beard, mustache, or foomanchoo, ect. Just like a hair cut.
 tinkerbellcgy
Joined: 9/17/2005
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Posted: 12/10/2009 3:18:34 PM

I have very sensitive skin. I mentioned that to one man about his mustache goatee beardy thing and he totally ignored me and my issue and told me "OH, but my beard is so soft, its not a problem!!!!"

It obviously wasn't a problem to him.


I look at facial hair the same way I look at anything that can be changed.

You are absolutely correct in that statement that facial hair can be changed.


People can lose or gain weight, grow or cut hair... its all personal preference and if you are in a relationship with someone you can work that kind of thing out.

Once again, you are absolutely correct in saying that that kind of thing can be worked out if both parties are amenable to working it out.


It WAS a problem. He made it a bigger problem by not listening to me.

Might the reason that he did not listen to you be that he had lost all interest in pursuing anything further and moved on?
 raxarsr
Joined: 7/10/2008
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Posted: 12/10/2009 7:04:18 PM
i gotta wonder what the response of all the ladies who say "its the beard or me"....[anything along those lines] if a man told her "grow your hair longer [or cut it short as the case may be]..or i'm outta here....man i bet there'd be an uproar
 wachase101
Joined: 9/13/2007
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Posted: 12/12/2009 4:29:31 PM
I have a scar (from fighting) on my upper lip, the mustash hides it, also the gotee is fun in bed...tickes in certain places...lol.
 Jim in NB
Joined: 8/2/2006
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Posted: 12/13/2009 1:55:02 PM
With winter coming on and walking the dog in the early morning the beard stays!! Too pratical!
 Jim in NB
Joined: 8/2/2006
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Posted: 12/13/2009 11:48:35 PM
Beardsicle! Haven't had one of those since I lived on the Prairies - looks like good weather out there for that right now. That is one thing I don't miss about the Prairies - the cold. Probably get more moustachesicles in cold weather due to breathing out the nose - that cold air can be pretty hard on the lungs if you breathe thru your mouth. And moustachecicles - they're not that bad, although I have never kissed with them - that would be different eh?
 Funlovinguy61
Joined: 7/25/2009
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Posted: 12/17/2009 6:40:12 PM
I have had a goatee/beard since college. In the 90's I was told by countless people how much I looked like a celebrity that was on a popular TV show. I have to admit, I did use that to my advantage.
I don't have a double chin, so that's not the reason. I just think i look better with it. If it was a make or break for a woman that I REALLY cared for and saw that a long term relationship hinged on it, I would shave it. No issues. Until then, I'm keeping it. Besides.....it keeps my chin warm in the Winter.
 chern51
Joined: 8/26/2006
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Posted: 12/23/2009 3:25:00 PM
hiya! just read ur post. guess what!...oh, and Merry Christmas!!
 ea┬«ly
Joined: 11/7/2006
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Posted: 12/23/2009 8:55:07 PM
I shaved my goatee recently, grew it right back, ...it'll go better with the "natty-dreads" I have planned.
 Blue-Eyes-Shine
Joined: 11/26/2008
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Posted: 12/24/2009 12:12:31 PM
"stinky animal full of hair that want in the bed with you."

Hmmm...I'm thinking a man with a face full of fur might want to look for a woman who doesn't mind an "animal full of hair" in bed with her.


 MAGIC_MARCO
Joined: 11/16/2007
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Posted: 12/29/2009 11:47:44 AM
What amazes me is threads like this go on and on and on.

Nothing but opinions, and most likely to not convince anyone of anything.
Really, some guys just love huge boobs, and some , just the very sight, makes them wilt.
Nothing's going to change that either.
I would say, if you're a guy on the fence about this subject, I would recommend going with what the experts say about it.
 DivineBovine
Joined: 5/13/2005
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Posted: 12/29/2009 11:55:30 AM

"Spoken like 'a very sexual woman' who has never had her breasts, abdomen, back or inner thighs repeatedly lightly brushed with a man's facial hair."


this grosses me out no end...

and i've always considered myself to be "very sexual" too...
 kari135
Joined: 9/1/2009
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Posted: 12/29/2009 12:20:43 PM


"Spoken like 'a very sexual woman' who has never had her breasts, abdomen, back or inner thighs repeatedly lightly brushed with a man's facial hair."



this grosses me out no end...

and i've always considered myself to be "very sexual" too...

Gee, and I find it a real turn on. Never cared a whole lot for the whisker burn of the clean shaven, but it all depends on the man, after all. And if we're gonna get picky about it, I prefer the full bushy beards and 'staches, but I've also never had anything to do with any man who didn't keep them clean.
 DivineBovine
Joined: 5/13/2005
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Posted: 12/29/2009 2:27:09 PM

Have you never used your own hair to stimulate a man?


it's been so long i've forgotten!

 Jim in NB
Joined: 8/2/2006
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Posted: 12/30/2009 2:11:01 AM
How about some pratical comments on facial hair - just got back from walking Jake my dog. -26 celsuis or -17 Fahrenheit out this morning with the wild chill. Really nice to have a beard to block the wind. And it is only going to get colder as the winter goes on. Of course nothing like the Prairies or Artic here but still a beard is nice for these cool mornings walking the dog! As much as the beard is really pratical at this time of year and I enjoy, I think I enjoy shaving it coming spring when the warm winds start to blow from the south again!
 purplerocks
Joined: 6/4/2006
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Posted: 1/2/2010 8:58:41 AM
I agree....And whats with all the nipple hair girls?....You can buy tweezers at the dollar store..I wanna be the only hairy thing in your bed
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