My facial hair grows very fast & I have ALWAYS wanted to grow a full beard, but my wife hates it. She hates the way it feels against her skin. I usually cave after about 3 or 4 days and give in…Continue
"OK I've been married over 30 years so know about compromising, and also about communicating. Let her know why you want to try the look, and after all its all reversible- you can shave it or let it grow. I've had a mustache since High…"
I have to admit I've been on the same boat with you before with a past girlfriend. (The beard debate was not what perished the relationship, by the way! Though, it did contribute.)
My currant woman has expressed the dilemmas of the beard…"
"No lol, I knew you were kidding.
On topic..try to compromise. As previous people said, maybe initiate a cycle of bearded and non-bearded. Maybe if its such a struggle learning to die to one self and abolish the beard could be beneficial to…"
"Just posted in another discussion about beards here...try and convince her to let you try it out for a few weeks. I found that my beard actually got a little softer after it grew out enough that I could shave it back evenly to about a 5-day…"
"My daddy told me years ago: Never let a little facial hair stand between you and success. He was referring at the time to business, but it's pertinent here as well.
Here's my advice: Either resign yourself to shaving or don't. Deal…"
"I'm a little sad this morning. I caved. I came home from work early, the kids were still at their various practices, & I shaved. When the wife walked in & saw me she jumped all over me, smiling & kissing me.…"
"Also, Do sports count as television? Because I love PGA Golf on the weekends, Sunday & Monday Night Football, Notre Dame Football & Indiana Basketball.
Plus, I really enjoy The History Channel, The Golf Channel, Shark Week, & my Nightly…"
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
Freaks and Geeks
Band of Brothers
The X Files
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Daily Show / Colbert…"
"I think I'd have to shave it. Glad I don't have to. If she could be convinced she really does come first, maybe she'd be willing to see what it feels like after it grows out, because stubble feels very different from beard."
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"Whoa, whoa, reserve your judgements there, chief. :) My whole post was a bit tongue-in-cheek, but that doesn't come across in text as well as in a conversation -- my fault, I guess. I wasn't really offering any kind of…"