What If We Treated Our Minds the Way We Treat Our Bodies

Ty Phillips challenges us to spend time each day reflecting instead of looking in the mirror or the camera lens.

Things Men are Tired of Hearing About Their Bodies [video]

Just because we aren’t talking about it doesn’t mean we aren’t thinking it.

“My favorite makeup is the dirt covering a woman after a long day planting and weeding in the fields, or the grease from servicing a GE CF34 on a regional jet.”

This comment is by Nick, Mostly on the post “On Discussing Beauty”.

“Declarations like these are why guys who do have self-esteem issues are told they don’t matter.”

This is a comment by Danny on the comment of the day: “If a man KNOWS he is physically unattractive we focus other qualities instead of beating up our self-esteem.”

“If a man KNOWS he is physically unattractive we focus other qualities instead of beating up our self-esteem.”

This is a comment by Keith Kappel on the post “The Biggest Bulges of 2012: Packing a Double Standard”.

Keith asks, “Is the casual sex marketplace heavily biased against men?”

This is a comment by Keith, John, and John D on the post “On Women and Casual Sex – Part II: Flings, One Night Stands and Same Night Lays”.

“I wondered why rejection never triggers the self doubt in my female friends as it does my male friends.”

This is a comment by Steph and NaHa on the post “The Fourth Meditation On Blind Spots”.

“We expect to have sex like the pros, but not dunk a basketball like the pros and we’re fine with that.”

This is a comment by Jon D on the post “Real Life 40 Year-Old Virgin”.

Dear John: His Low Libido Is Bringing Her Down

This week Dear John addresses a low libido, a son’s discovery of porn, and a self-conscious, protective partner.

“Like it seems like most men here, I fear ‘aging’ more than Death itself.”

William Harryman, drood, and Jamie Parsons talk about their fears of growing old.

“Severe objectification is when you see someone as a collection of parts that only exist for your pleasure.”

This is a comment by wellokaythen on the Comment of the Day: “Society wants dads to ‘step up’, but they are literally stomped down when they do.”

“I just think it’s a bloody miracle women think we’re sexy.”

This is a comment by Brian Levene on the post “I’m Stark Naked: Deal With It”.

Looks and Longterm Fidelity

In the second of a five-part series on love and relationships, Tom Matlack and author Laura Munson debate the question: How important is physical appearance to long-term fidelity?