I Love My Beard

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 192 People

    Theres a relationship

    that forms between a man and his beard. A deep rooted connection that goes far beyond the follicle. I started growing my beard (Beardy for as to personify it) almost two year ago as a demonstration to myself of my will power and self discipline. I knew growing a beard...
    awesomebeardo0325 awesomebeardo0325
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    What if guys started drawing on their beards,

    like girls do to their eyebrows?
    WolfTamer1 WolfTamer1
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2015

    I have one and I love it!

    Some girls don't like it but some are fond of it. My colleague says I should shave it but, no way mate ;)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2015

    Love my beard. But hopefully over time it will

    get thicker and fill in the weaker spots.
    Rahat96 Rahat96
    18-21, M
    Mar 29, 2015

    Tips On Trimming A Beard?

    I'd like to shape a ducktail beard. Anyone have any tips or techniques for trimming?
    Iamsalaman Iamsalaman
    31-35, M
    Jun 4, 2013

    I Certainly Love Mine.

    I love my beard. I've had one since the mid '80's and I intend to keep it. Mine doesn't grow wild: I keep it trimmed neatly once a week, I like the crisp look and it looks good with my buzz cut.My take is that beards do, indeed, reflect a certain level of masculinity. Our culture...
    Petepants Petepants
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Apr 28, 2011

    I Just Love Growing A Beard

    I have the type of job where i have to shave my beard now and then. So what i basically do is shave when i have to and let it grow until i am told to shave again. I have come to love all the stages that go along with shaving a beard. I love the stage right after shaving when my...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 17, 2012

    When I lie down, it now rests on my chest.

    Which is extremely itchy and annoying all of a sudden :(
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    its kinda sad that people dont respect it.

    .. you keep the beard to tell people not to play with you... but everytime I need the situation to be civil someone disobeys the beard...
    1Ghost1Time 1Ghost1Time
    22-25, M
    Jan 23, 2015

    I love to feel my beard.

    I love stroking it and the feel of it. It's quite soothing. However, since my beard is still short (about 1.5cm) it gets messed up easily if I feel it too much. I then have to brush it out, which also feels good. I haven't discovered a downside to having a beard yet.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 27, 2015


    I trim it once every three weeks, and just fix the outlines (neck and cheeks) once every ten days maybe.It's a lot more convenient, and all the girls I've been with so far love it.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 16, 2013

    1981-1984, 1984-Today

    I first grew a beard in 1981 in Atlanta, GA, and was so pleased with it that I've only once since then shaved it: 26 October 1984. That was for Halloween (31 October) - I dressed on 27 & 31 October as Tom Baker in "Dr.Who" (Baker played The Doctor in the British TV series from...
    darkmoonman darkmoonman
    61-65, M
    Mar 23, 2013

    My Beard Story

    I've had a beard since 1981, although it's gone through various manifestations, and I've even shaved it a couple of times. When I have shaved, once I get over the disappointment that I don't look like Brad Pitt underneath it all, I get on with re-growing my hirsute appendage. I...
    Beardieman Beardieman
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2011

    Relative Noob To Beards...

    I have only started growing a beard in January this year. But, I have actually grown to really appreciate the value of the beard. I now wear mine with Pride.
    TheGuRoo TheGuRoo
    Aug 19, 2013

    well some people may think beard is strong

    but i rock some old school chops and a goat
    Samlet70 Samlet70
    26-30, M
    Jul 23, 2015

    To Beard, Or Not To Beard

    Im 28 and ever since I was a senior in high school I knew I had potental to grow a nice thick beard, but I never thought it would suit me. I finnaly grew it out a few months ago and there are things I do and dont like. I like that it keeps my face warm in the winter, I dont like...
    LikeNoOneElls LikeNoOneElls
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2013

    Every day my beard gets longer

    and longer! Cannot wait for there to be an inch-worth of growth!
    deleted deleted
    Aug 12, 2015

    Having a great beard day today!

    Beardy is definitely on point! Funny how something like my beard gives me an extra boost of confidence...honestly, im cocky enough, I probably dont need the ego boost, but I'll take it!
    awesomebeardo0325 awesomebeardo0325
    31-35, M
    Dec 15, 2015
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2014

    I just recently lost a large portion of my

    beard do to a fire. Shaving the rest almost brought me to tears. In a world where it is acceptable for men to look more and more feminine with each passing year, I rely on my beard to show that I am full of testosterone, like a man should be. Without it, I am naked. I would...
    disciple556 disciple556
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2014

    Support the Troops!

    I love my mighty, manly beard. But last night I shaved it off and I'm mailing it to my buddy in Iraq. Support the troops! Send them your beard!
    Flonk Flonk
    26-30, M
    Jul 2, 2009

    My Beard

    I have had a beard or goatee since before I met my wife.  It has been long, to the middle of my chest, close cropped and everywhere inbetween. My wife kids have only seen pictures of me without it, never in person.  I started growing my beard in high school...
    dorado dorado
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2008

    Have had one since 22,

    shape and size kept changing as per mood. Been 15 years now and I love it. Has become a part of my personality.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 18, 2015

    It's the only attribute of my looks

    that I spend ages primping!Well? How does it look?
    JourneyOfLife JourneyOfLife
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    Never Shave My Beard

    i've had a full beard since i was 15 i'm now 24, started shaving at 11 i hated it now i just shave my neckline twice a week and trim my beard with a 2 blade every 2 weeks and thats it.
    will8829 will8829
    26-30, M
    Jul 29, 2012

    But I'm Not Allowed To Grow It Any More

    I always had a beard, but now I only have a moustache. I hate shaving and I love having a beard but it's not worth the hastle of handling my wife whinging about it if I grow my beard back. I guess that makes me *****-whipped...
    gavmac gavmac
    46-50, M
    Nov 3, 2010

    I'm growing mine out

    for the first time. It will be four weeks since turning my back on shaving.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 7, 2015

    Helps Me Look Mean

    I have been told i have chocolate boy looks......and coz I am fair, a lot of people around dont seem to guess my correct age. As a kid, I always wanted to grow a beard, while in college i experimented with lots of beard styles, than hair styles... But when i started working, I...
    gyansahib gyansahib
    31-35, M
    Nov 1, 2011
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    Jan 30


    I've never been so sure of anything than the time I looked in the mirror and thought "i'm going to grow a beard". That was only 2 years ago and It's still in my personal top 10 best ideas ever.
    orderedchaos orderedchaos
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    Dedicated To... You Know Who You Are.

    I really love my beard.  I've had it a LOT longer than I was without it.  It keeps me warm in the winter, and gives me shade in the summer.  It's been a pert of me since I was 17.  It's so much of my identity that there are very few people in my life who have...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Feb 24, 2008


    I have recently decided to grow a beard again after years of being clean shaven..it's coming in alright..it's got an orange tinge to it..which is kind of strange since I don't have any other orange hair.
    MrHazeinCherubsGrace MrHazeinCherubsGrace
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Oct 10, 2012
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 11, 2014

    Facial Hair Types

    Hi There Just wondering if anyone knows the copyright to the picture below? Thanks JC        
    1 Response Aug 6, 2009

    Beards Are Sexy!

    just had to put it out there
    GoldenBrowned GoldenBrowned
    22-25, M
    Apr 22, 2013

    Schick Trimmer/shaver

    Hey everyone! My wife showed me this site: www.smiley360.com. They are currently running a promotion for a free Schick Trimmer/Shaver. It actually works really great for trimming my beard. It's also waterproof and have different settings. Just thought I'd share with everyone...
    jmartinez1 jmartinez1
    31-35, M
    Jun 20, 2011

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