"I too am a hairy man; chest, stomach, and back. I think the current idea that chest and body hair needs to be removed a sort of gender emasculation; promoting the idea that men's body hair shouldn't be seen. I can possibly understand the…"
"This forum has helped me realize my discomfort of being shirtless is due to my 1) curly body hair that I find unattractive on my back and shoulders and 2) sunken chest by sternum area.
Now I am doing more exercise than previously and the idea…"
"Personally I'm not a fan of shaving Chest hair unless it is excessive. Back hair I can understand, I've got some on my shoulders that drives me crazy.
Now best friend has been known to shave EVERYTHING. But his current girlfriend has…"
"I think it's more of a personal preference and I respect that. I habitually shave my chest and stomach hair as I like the smooth look better. I don't have much torso hair to begin with and what I have grows in an irregular/asymmetrical…"
"I shave my chest and torso out of habit, a holdover from my days as a male stripper. For what it's worth, I use the same razor I use for my face- a straight razor. I let it grow all last year, per my fiancé's request. I hated it.…"
"I've got a very hairy chest and a moderately hairy stomach. None on my back. When I first started growing chest hair at around 16 years old, I shaved it off because I thought it made me look sexier. But by the age of 18 I…"
"Nimoy had his shirt off on more than one episode, and I remember as a kid admiring his fur. I have a hairy chest, and enjoy it. My back has less, thankfully. If I were a "gorilla", I could see that it would be esthetically gross to some,…"
"I am lucky to have a normal distribution of the stuff; however once in awhile I'll see a man at the pool totally hairy all over, back, belly, etc, and dark hair too.
I don't find it attractive, I must admit, because it looks like it would…"
"My bad, I didn't know I had to define empathy, I thought we all had felt it enough during our lifetime to be able to identify it without a tutorial.Let's try something, When you see this next picture, what do you feel/think?
"It's funny. Barbers, and I mean true barbers, are pretty common in my area. Licensing in Texas is extremely strict, probably exceeding what you describe for your state. And yet, here, they seem to be on the upswing, after nearly being killed…"