"I asked my daughter tonight if the girls and boys in their high school still showered after athletic activities. She said they do. It must be school districts in other states that have moved to the ridiculousness of banning showering."
"I see stuff like that all the time, mainly with guys under 30. I've come to expect it with them. I think all that can be done is for those of us who are comfortable in our own skins to continue to be so. Don't let the hang-ups of others…"
"The behavior of some of these younger men who actually do take showers in a locker room is odd. I’ve seen them walk towards the shower area wearing their boxer shorts (who the hell works out in boxers?!); they’ll take off the…"
"If you can tolerate one more locker room tale, please bear with me. As a kid, I was very subconscious about my physique; due mainly to my intense shyness. We had some friends who had a pool, and although I enjoyed visiting them and…"
"A dlG, there are signs in my main gym's locker room that, along w/ requiring swimsuits in the whirlpool, hot room (it is not a sauna), and steam room, ask you to "cover yourself" elsewhere.
I nevertheless weigh myself nude, first…"
"Just went on a shirtless Home Depot run on a busy yard work day. I took off with no safety shirt so I couldn't chicken out. I walked into the garden section to the back to get what I needed . . . and I ran into someone I know! …"
"I personally don't have an opinion on how "man" shirtless is per se, but the postings here are interesting.
It amazes me to read of fathers here whose sons are being told things like "showering is too gay" and other such…"
Hi there Bruce. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"That is fantastic work. All done in the hand? I have to use a Sollberger jig to get a longitudinal flake. Paleo man must have had 2 or 3 times modern mans strength and all his dexterity. Those GEICO advertising folks never knapped when they came up…"
"Well some of the issues you seem to have is that you forget that TCW was targeted at kids not adults like the original movies were. The reason some people think Jedi was the weakest part is that was the beginning of the entire series outside of the…"
"Not really ... though I'll admit I didn't have enough of a plan when I got out of law school. Took me a while to find my niche. I did litigation for a while, and found it too much of a hassle. Its just an irritating…"
"Short answer: No.
I never thought I would end up hating this profession as much as I do.
I never imagined that office politics would ever play more of a role in my career trajectory than skill or experience.
I never thought that 20 years…"