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I Am Going Bald

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    I'm balding and like it,

    though my wife doesn't. I think it's sexy because it signifies testosterone. Grrr!
    blnjms blnjms 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I dared to do it. I don't want to wait any

    longer, I don't want to hear people telling me "Hey, you're going bald", so.... I shaved my head bald. I love the look although it's a bit cold up there. I look strange without any hair on my head, but I'm regrowing my beard to compensate. I've always thought, since I...
    kibrot kibrot 26-30 2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Not a Big Deal

    My hair started to fall out about 4 months ago.  I took some propecia, which held off any more hair loss but recently the hair loss started up again.  I went and saw my doctor who told me that while the propecia helps, it's no panacea -- it only slows down the...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 22, 2007

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    I Am Bald And I Don't Care!

    I used to think going bald was a bad thing. Well it's been 2 years since my hair fell out completely and this time for good. It all started six years ago with a battle with cancer. I kicked its ***, but one of the side effects is hair loss during chemo. I cried when my hair first...
    MzTeri MzTeri 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Chrome Boy!

    As early as my 20's, it was obvious that I had a receding hairline.  My Dad went bald fairly early and I've inherited that.  I try to keep the hair that I do have very short.  When I visit the barber, I get them to use No. 2 clippers.  It looks neat and is easy to look after...
    koalaguy koalaguy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2011

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    My Choice To Be Bald

    I have been bald since Oct 2012. I don't have cancer. I have a best friend who have trichotillomania. So I had came up with an idea of wanted to go bald. Because I heard of people are down because people make fun of them. I wanted to show those bully people that bald people are...
    cueball2012 cueball2012 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    Now Or Naturally???

    My hair started thinning out during my teen years and always knew the day was coming!! The males in our family look surprisingly the same from generation to generation, just a bit taller with each generation. After threatening to many times, I finally had my head shaved...
    lifeslife08 lifeslife08 36-40, M Nov 11, 2008

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    Stress Related?

    could stress be the culprit? i started noticing a lot of hairs stuck to the shower walls after i was done showering. during that time i could pull out hairs from the top of my head with no effort. i do wear caps a lot, but not all day everyday.  my life is crap, so i think...
    VomitEnema VomitEnema 26-30, M Apr 12, 2010

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    I Was Eager Going Bald

    I want share about my experience here...i have thick and long hair until bottom but oneday i feel excited for change my style...i cut bob hair 1 month ago but i am eager to do hair cut more short even bald smooth...i had dream since childs oneday i want shave my head clean but i...
    cicik8 cicik8 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    But both my father and my son need up being

    balder than me. At l;east still have some hair.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Mar 30

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    Baldness And Confidence

    If you are losing your hair as a man in your early twenties, then this might mean that you have noticed first signs even before that. And however standards of beauty have changed over the years, it really drags you down. I spent years avoiding mirrors whenever possible because I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 27, 2012

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    Hey Baldy Mates

    i guess i ll join the club very soon :) ,my hair is becoming thin in the center of my skull and the hairline is receding, since i don't like to have patches in my head, i guess i ll take it all off very soon hahaha
    human01 human01 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    A Part of Life

    I'm going bald and I really don't care at all.  My wife is ok with it and she is the only person other than myself who's opinion matters.  When you think of all the other problems that people all around the world are experiencing, losing a bit of hair seeems quite minor...
    WeirdWillie WeirdWillie 51-55, M Mar 3, 2009

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    20 & Balding..

    I'm 20 years old, and since I was 19 I starte to notice my hair thinning. At first I thought I was just seeing things or something, cuz i didnt think you could start to lose your hair at such an early age, so I brushed it off and hadn't really noticed large...
    ItalianDude ItalianDude 18-21 3 Responses Apr 10, 2009

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    I Am Going Bald

    I have been going bald for quite some time now. I have worn it with the small band around the back of my head. Like I have it in my picture. I have also worn it completely shaved off. I have done theses two stiles back and forth for several years now. So I really hope women find...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Self Loathing

    I am balding but I hate you people who are balding or are bald but I need this group but I think you suck but please donr delete me I need help. p.s. go to hell
    BigBaldBro BigBaldBro 22-25, M Dec 10, 2012

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    Brother In Law.

    My brother in law has thin hair........but like he says ''Who wants fat hair?
    boatrace boatrace 66-70, M Jan 1, 2013

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    What Rogaine Doesn't Want You To Know

    [ORIGINAL POSTED AS REPLY TO MAJOR TOM, BUT HE NO LONGER COMES TO EP]   Major Tom, I wanted to tell you something...One day I was watching that rogaine commercial, and I realized that one of the instructions was to...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Please Read My Comment To Drwhins? Story.

    THIS IS MY PERSONAL VIEW AS A FEMALE.  I HAVE A GOOD FEELING THAT MANY MAY CONSIDER AND FOLLOW THRU WITH MY SUGGESTION. TO POST THE COMMENT I DIDNT HAVE TO JOIN THIS GROUP, BUT TO SUGGEST THAT YOU READ THE COMMENT I DID THIS FOR YOU GUYS.  I CANT WAIT TO HEAR WHAT YOU...
    krazeeKimberly krazeeKimberly 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Just Like My Father

    and he was my hero when i was a little boy.  i wanted to be just like him, though maybe not quite to the point of being bald.i always knew it might happen, and it was no great tragedy when it did. 
    atadir atadir 51-55, M Nov 17, 2011

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    I Think I'm Officially Getting Bald

    It's time for me to say that I'm officially getting bald. My hair started to receed and get thin about a year or two ago, but the process was very slow. But in the last months I started to loose my hair more rapidly and people is starting to notice it. My hair was only...
    kibrot kibrot 26-30 5 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    Anyone Have Tips?

    I have been balding for about a year now, I am pretty sure it has a great deal to do with stress and a bad diet. If anyone has any tips or simple changes that they have made that have worked for altering either of these I would appreciate it if you would either comment or hit me...
    slwat1st slwat1st 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2011

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    I No Longer Wear Hairpiece

    I wore a hairpice for 14 years, and this summer did without it. So, it has been 5 months free of hair. Upon going free it was the first time in 34 years when I did not have to be concerned about how my hair looked. For a period of 20 years I was gradually losing my hair, and I...
    patch15 patch15 56-60 Dec 28, 2012

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    Bald At 21here

     For some stupid reason i was all about bleaching my hair when i was younger, my dad has huge couldasacs on his head and my mothers father has really thin hair, i thought that it was just hereditary but i really noticed a lot more hair falling out when i was in high school...
    dubleL dubleL 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 16, 2010

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    I Like It

    Some people go to great extents to cover their baldness and in all cases the only person they deceive is themselves and they look so ridiculous.  In my case I love it and I wish for the rest of the hair to fell off so I do not have to shave it.
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    20 & Balding..

    I'm 20 years old, and since I was 19 I starte to notice my hair thinning. At first I thought I was just seeing things or something, cuz i didnt think you could start to lose your hair at such an early age, so I brushed it off and hadn't really noticed large...
    ItalianDude ItalianDude 18-21 7 Responses Apr 10, 2009

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