As we are smack in the middle of the season where we all indulge, making promises of hitting the gym in January, it's seems a good time to revisit the topic of body image. And, Faithful Reader Jean has sent me the perfect prompt article from Huffington Post to do so.
Meat, a London e-zine is promoting its third Calendar. It is, of course, a gay publication - and, while the gay community is very tough, when it comes to looks and age, the related body shaming affects most men. The gay guys expect the hot and hunky porn actor; the rest expect they have to look like Chris Hemsworth in Thor in order to attract women.
So, Meat has done a calendar for 2018 featuring us, the non-air brushed "regular guy;" the ones with perhaps soft middles
unshaven and average cocks
Taking care of yourself, showing a bit of pride in appearance is one thing, but we don't all look like Hemsworth and there is nothing in the wide world wrong with that.
Be proud of what you've got.
Do a little manscaping or grooming, if that's your preference. But, don't allow yourself to be shamed into unrealistic expectations to look like this: