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I Love My Beard

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 168 People

    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 31-35 Aug 19, 2013

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    I want my f*cking beard back its only been a

    couple days and I've already got a five o'clock shadow going but still it's not the same
    mrwilson062198 mrwilson062198 16-17, M May 14

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    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

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    Beard

    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

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    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 26-30 Apr 18

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Love my beard. But hopefully over time it will

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

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    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 26-30 Sep 17, 2012

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    Convenient

    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 26-30 Apr 16, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28

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    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

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    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 18-21, M Jan 23

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Began growing one at age 21

    and loved it from the start but not everbody does. I have been called names ranging from "I.R.A. terrorist" "Sigmund Freud" "captain birds eye" and even "the Taliban". My sister is forever trying to shave my beloved beard off but i resist as best i can. I'm just getting sick of...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    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

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    Beardseyeview

    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

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    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

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    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

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    Beards Are Sexy!

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

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    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

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    haimsaimich haimsaimich 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    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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    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 56-60, M Mar 23, 2013

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    Facial Hair Types

    Hi There Just wondering if anyone knows the copyright to the picture below? Thanks JC        
    JMCL JMCL 36-40 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    This is my beloved bearded dragon Bowsie. I raised her from when she was a little infant of 4 months old, and she's almost 3 years old now. She loves her omnivore mix and...
    Sonicblu Sonicblu 41-45, M May 9

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    I used to hate men with beards. Mustaches were fine, but beards were gross. However, these days, men love to manscape and most of them look more feminine than me. Like, their...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Any bearded dragon owners that have any questions or concerns on bearded dragon care, add me to your circle and I'll add you to my own list from there. I'll try to offer any advice...
    Sonicblu Sonicblu 41-45, M 1 Response May 9

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    It's been years since I had a beard, but now it's getting colder here, I've grown a nice warm beard. I will probably shave it off in the spring, but for now I am enjoying the extra...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I love when a man has a beard and its long and he tries to kiss me and it rubs my face. It gets me all hard and wet just thinking about it. To feel my nerves convulse to it mmmmmm...
    Mtay222 Mtay222 22-25, F May 8

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    Beards..I love men with nice beards.Not really bushy and messy but nicely groomed like these guys for example.. 
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10

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    It's the battle of CP3 and the Beard! I love CP3 but I'm going with the Beard cuz I'm a Lakers girl and we don't really like Clippers. Promises to be a great game! Go Rockets! It's...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Most guys look better without beards anyway...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 3 Responses May 2

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    It's cool to have facial topiary! I shave my head because of alopecia but my beard is unaffected. It's black short goatee with big horseshoe moustache that bristles down at ends...
    olpup olpup 56-60, M May 8

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    I enjoy having my beard it keeps me warm and some say it tickles
    notyadyelrud notyadyelrud 66-70, M 4 Responses May 15

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    Part 2; Oh what a night that was!!!!! Due to EP censoring this is the Disney version of events. lol I drove the garage courtesy car to my wife's work's customer's car park with 2...
    AmandaCarrington AmandaCarrington 56-60, T 3 Responses May 19

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    I love going down on a woman until she is dripping from my beard.
    timmy8512 timmy8512 26-30, M 1 Response May 1

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    My favorite bird is the Bearded Vulture. I just love the fact that their diet mainly consists of bone. I wish I could have one.
    RomaxKH RomaxKH 16-17, M May 4

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    Well tonight was a bit of a scare. Eddie swallowed the whole coffee filter. Couldn't get ahold of any specialist this evening because he's considered an exotic pet and not a whole...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 4 Responses May 5

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    Okay so I have had many crushes on quite a few teachers... I'm a senior now and 18 so it isn't much longer until I could, in theory, tell them. There's one in particular I have...
    girlypsych girlypsych 18-21, F May 8

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    The door clicked open on the 3rd knock, and I was welcomed by mum who appeared from behind the door. Upon first sight, it seems as though time has stolen a part of her. Most of...
    Jennyjennifer Jennyjennifer 18-21, F 1 Response