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Women's View On Men Wearing Thongs

I'm a man who wears thong underwear made for men. For me it started off as a kinky thing to do once in a while, but then thongs became my regular day-to-day underwear. So, yes, I do find thongs to be comfortable. On the topic of men wearing thongs, one has no trouble buying male thong underwear. This tells me that there's a significant number of men who like to wear thongs, otherwise major underwear makers and specialty shops wouldn't be manufacturing man thongs - and selling them. Many men post questions on the topic of what women think of men wearing thongs. Do a quick Google search using a phrase such as, "should men wear thongs?" or "why do some men wear thongs?" and you'll see for yourself.

What sticks out to me is the reoccurring question on what women think of this practice and whether they like seeing men wearing thongs or not, . It's obvious that thong wearing men place importance in being accepted by women. I can certainly relate. I've seen this sort of question coming from young boys in their early to late teens asking what girls would think all the way to married men in their later years wanting a similar validation.

At this time, from what I've read, assuming all the questions and answers are in earnest, I believe that nearly all women are, in general, turned off by the notion of a man wearing thong underwear. To put an arbitrary number out there, I'll just say 90% of women are completely turned off by men wearing thongs and would have nothing to do with it; they would dump their boyfriends if the issue came up. At least, that's the vibe I get off the internet. A small percentage of women are more accepting saying they don't really care what others do, but they themselves wouldn't want their boyfriends to wear a thong and that this type of underwear on men isn't appealing to them. An even smaller percentage -still- will say that if a man has the right body for a thong then a thong on a man is okay, otherwise they should wear traditional men's underwear, such as boxers or boxer-briefs.

So, that's the result of my personal and informal study on the topic. If you are a woman falling into that last infinitesimally small category then I have a question for you. What is your minimal body fitness level required to make a man in a thong appealing or just plain acceptable?

Consider this to be somewhat of a poll, but add comments as you will. What minimal fitness level (or range) does a man need to have in order to make a thong on their body acceptable to you?

1) fat 2) overweight, belly hanging out 3) 10 pounds overweight 4) skinny boy 5) fit but thin 6) muscular 7) washboard abs 8) professional weightlifter

Answer with the number corresponding to the body type. Send links of pictures if possible (very helpful) and verbalize your thoughts.

Also, should a man shave the following:

A) nothing B)Genital area C)Genital area and bum D)all of the above plus back E)all of the above including legs F)All hair except for face and scalp.

- Man Thong
ManThongReview ManThongReview 36-40, M 59 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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I've been wearing them for years I see nothing wrong with it.

why is it that men are answering the questions that are being asked of women. I want to know what women think , not that you actually wear any type of panties. It is as if you are looking for a dating site.

I've been wearing thongs for years it was usually females as it was readily available in shops. I was conscious about it as it was females until I found out u can get a wide selection of thongs and g-strings for men.but the down side is their 3 times as expensive than women's thongs . And I wear mens thongs now and I don't care who knows as I just say there mens. I feel sexy in them. I'm fairly fit I lift weights and run. I'm not big but for 38 I'm in shape. I find most other underwear uncomfortable.

It makes me happy that people more and more realise that it's not about your own judgements as it doesn't make any sense to judge other people. You can only form an opinion based on you're own thoughts. I've read so many responses from people (on other websites) who find men in thongs 'disgusting' and even people who say 'men should not wear thongs'. Seriously? I just don't understand how you can asume that your own limited view on other people should be the standard for everyone.

People are posting that they are feeling happy to wear thongs. And other people are responding by saying they shouldn't wear that. How in hell? If it makes someone happy to do anything, why in hell should you be judgemental about that? Did they hit you? Did they do anything wrong? You should be happy for anyone who does anything that makes him / her happy.

I wear thongs every now and then and it makes me feel sexy. Also, when worn under jeans, I think it's such a sexy, gracefully, charming look. I just love it when men are brave enough to get rid of the society opinions on what should be men only and what should be women only. Express yourself and make yourself happy!

And since when is it important to say that only men with beautifull slim and muscled bodies can wear thongs? Are there any rules in the law I should be aware of? You can wear whatever you want so why are you so offended by the choices other people make because it makes them happy? Please explain, because my brains just did not get that/ At all.

Of course, I've got preferences to, but my biggest perference is that anybody van do anything that makes him / her happy. As long as you don't hurt anybody, keep doing it! If it makes you happy, you feel good. And when you feel good, you can make other people happy.

Excuse me if I made any mistakes spelling wise, I'm Dutch.

Love to you all!

Well said buddy, totally agree with you…

PS. Your English is excellent….. Perhaps you can teach some of the English people to spell… :)

My body category is either 6 or 7, well I let you decide after you see my photo.
Regarding shaving it is F

Most comfortable underwear a man can wear especially when taking part in sports. Feels that you're wearing nothing and very it's supportive in the vital area….. Been wearing them for over 5 years and have not looked back….. Ladies love me in them :)

I am a 36 year old guy and have been wearing thongs for the past twelve years, mostly every day. I love their feel and the way they look and I love wearing something a little more special. I will agree with some of the others here though that one should have a body that is reasonably in shape, yet that applies equally to women, as far as I am concerned. And also, the less hair, the better. But that is my personal opinion, which should not stop anyone from wearing anything they wanna wear. Living in a European country myself, (Netherlands), I am not so sure whether there so many females here, or other men for that matter, who can really appreciate a guy wearing thongs. Although I have a few open minded female friends who don't mind at all. One thing is important when buying thongs: don't buy them too small. I tend to like the size large or extra large more than mediums. Those are too tight around the balls. Furthermore, I am not a cross dresser. I don't have and won't wear any female underwear. As a last point: good discussion this, nice, interesting reactions!

I am a women and I find it sexy when a man wears a thong. I like skimpy, sexy thongs., the barely there kind. My husband wears these clear-lined thongs (Like the ones found at www.E-kini.com )Those are so sexy! My Favorite!

Im amarried guy age 39 with kids and wear thongs everyday. I find them the most cpmfy inderwear i have ever worn.

Anyone, male or female, who thonks that thongs are uncomfortable has either never worn one and is just going by the fact that there is material between the cheeks or they have worn a thong which doesn't fit. If you have ever worn any clothes at all which don't fit, well it's going to be uncomfortable, so why would thongs be any different in that respect?
I have worn thongs and no other underwear for over a year now and apart from the more "adventurous" ones which I bought for a laugh they are all completely comfortable even for long periods of time. In fact, even the adventurous ones are more r less fine but you have to arrange yourself into them.
Anyway, so how do I think they look? Just another type of underwear really except the cheeks are on show.
And what does my wife think? She doesn't really get it and thinks they look silly. However, she doesn't in any way actively disapprove. Our marriage is much deeper than my choice of underwear. Maybe I should start working out regularly (sadly lapsed a few years ago) so that I could show off my toned glutes to her. ;-)

1B. My boyfriend is a bear. Love his belly and ***. Love the hair on his body and ***. But shaving the genitals makes activities easier. Love seeing him in sexy peekaboo men's lingerie.

Just started wearing men's thongs 2 weeks ago & it feels great. Wife isn't too sure about it yet, but she'll grow to like it. Just ordered a 8 piece bulk of cocksox pouch under wear for men's bulge, 8 pairs for $16 (cocksox underwear aren't cheap on other sites like eBay). Go to aliexpress.com for cheap thongs.

I've been wearing thongs since about the age of 20 and now I'm almost 48. I see nothing wrong with it myself and if you buy the right kind of thong they can be very comfortable.

So, 28 years ago you were wearing thongs? Where did you buy them from?

I started out buying them from Jockey.com. NOw I buy them from Freshpair.com

Thongs Are All I Wear. They Only Make Sense. And I An In Decent Shape To Wear Then. Who Cares What HomophoBes And Closed Minded Immature AdultsThink.

Sir, you didn't mention us women who generally appreciate a man who is confident enough to wear a thong. What is your guess on that percentage? Bodytype is really a side note for me...I am attracted to a man's confidence. I would argue that you are as sexy as you feel and wearing a thong surely adds to that, thus exuding confidence...just as is so for women. Body type is really a side note. As far as shaving goes, everyone appreciates a clean shave. Not bare, necessarily.

I am a 44 year old man and have been wearing thongs for about two years. What started my experimenting with thongs was after we moved to Florida and i found my underwear getting soaked while doing yard work. So I stopped wearing underwear for a couple weeks. Cargo shorts and no underwear equals no support at all. So I tried jock straps. And well my wife complained about the waste band riding up. I really didn't care because it was cooler. One night while searching for an alternative to jock straps I found the Calvin Klein mens thongs. So I said what the hell and I ordered a pair. After trying that first pair I soon realized that they were the most comfortable pair of underwear I had ever tried. Boxers have no support, I hated the wedgies with tighty whities, boxer briefs; both cotton and moisture wicking ride up my thighs and instead of having to deal with a wedgie I'd be having to pull them down on my legs.In short; thongs give the support I want and keep me cooler. The stigma of you must be gay or something to like having a thong in your butt crack is a total crock of &$?!. And whoever would think that or say that needs to check their own sexuality. You don't even know it's there. If every guy would have to wear a thong for a week...well I would buy stock in every manufacturer that made mens thongs because they would be flying off the shelves!

I wear thongs and find them to be quite comfortable. I've been wearing them for about 6 years or so. I wear briefs or thongs. I tried the boxer briefs but they don't feel and look as good plus the don't support me at all. Also the legs tend to ride up and during the summer they can make me hot. I wore boxers when I was a teenager and always hated that they would ride up and I would constantly have to pull them back down.

Thongs are great. I tell people I wear them because there comfortable. I really don't care what women think of them as I too have had the experience that the majority of woman don't like men in thongs. They see it as a gay thing or some kind of male revue/s.t.r.i.p.p.e.r thing or only allowed for hot male celebrities. In my experience and from what I have seen around the net, most woman like the air of mystery when it comes to a guys package. Which is why most woman prefer guys to wear board shorts instead of swimming briefs or swimming trunks/short shorts/boy shorts. But I enjoy the swimming trunks/short shorts/boy shorts and swimming briefs.. I find it really stupid that woman are allowed to wear sexy things like thongs but for a guy its considered a no no.

Basically what I'm getting at is that woman won't show off there sexuality like us men do. We men tend to be more vocal with our sexuality and express it more. Men love watching p.o.r.n or watching woman get naked such as on cam sites but woman don't do the same thing. Majority of woman tend to not like watching p.o.r.n or guys on cam, so if a guy gets on cam the majority of people he is gonna get watching his cam are gay guys. Basically if a guy asks a woman if she wants to see his penis, they either don't care or say no and think were weird, stupid, horny freaks, ect. But woman don't have to ask guys if we want to see them, we just ask to see them naked. But yet at the same time, I get woman telling me that they are just as sexual as men which is very hard to believe. Woman should change their attitudes about sexuality and not keep it such a taboo topic or keep it like an underground secret society thing or make it out to be a bad/weird/gay, ect. thing. They should be more open to guys being sexy and seeing guys naked and seeing guys in thongs, ect. Will this ever change? Probably not. It's funny how up until the 1990's before the popularity of the board shorts men wore short shorts and swim briefs. Now if a man were to wear them, they are either gay or really weird and woman tend to stay away from those guys. They are not considered sexy anymore.

I am a man who loves wearing thongs. I find them very comfy to wear they give me the support i need and i feel sexy wearing them i recently told my girl friend she didn't have a problem. I cycle allot so I'm fairly athletic.

hmmm I didn't realize my post would be censored. *** = butt

I have no problem with men wearing thongs. I would personally find it unappealing if that man was very overweight or had a belly that protruded beyond his package - I think that's where I'd draw the line, the line for "acceptable" that is... in order to cross into appealing, the man must, first and foremost, have a nice ***, and beyond that must be thin or fit.
My ex husband was a wrestler in high school and was always very thin, but well toned. Jeans were a 28 or 29 x 30 for reference. He wore boxers, boxer briefs, and thongs. Some of his jeans had more of a slim fit through the thigh and it was simply more comfortable for him to not have lots of extra fabric to tuck in.
We also usually didn't wear much clothing around the house, and a thong allowed him to keep stuff supported but still not be very clothed. He also had a very nice ***, one I rather enjoyed seeing. He never wore women's underwear, that would have been a turn off for me. This wasn't about cross dressing or anything, it was just wearing a different style of men's underwear.
Personally, I think the sexiest look for a man is black boxer briefs and black socks, that's it, but he rocked the thong quite well and the underwear models seem to too.
Until reading this, it hadn't really occurred to me that not all women think the way I do. Whatev, to each his own. If you like thongs, wear them.

I have done alot of research on this as wll and have found much the same things! Even in talking to many of the girls I know they do not like the idea of a man in a thong, but if i show them a pic of a buff guy in a thong, they love it! Girls tend to tell me if they have the right body they can pull it off. From my own thong experiences with ladies. Some have laughed and have been thrown off buy it and one who have liked my thongs, REALLY liked them! I too would also like to know what girls think about guys in thongs and their reasoning. I have converted a few to "realizing" they like them, some just are not sold tho and I wanna know why.

I got into an argument with my roommate when he found out I wear thongs because he sees them as feminine and wouldn't listen to anything I said about how comfortable they are because they support my junk with less fabric. He wouldn't get how "butt floss" could be comfortable probably due to the fact that wedgies aren't comfortable, but wearing a thong feels nothing like a wedgie because it's way less fabric so it hardly feels like anything is there at all. Like wearing a hat, you forget it's there. Boxers don't provide any support and I still get wedgies with briefs. I think the only reason thongs are considered feminine is because most people are conditioned to think girls are meant to be sexy and guys aren't and that thongs are only for sex appeal.

I'm a man and I absolutely 'love' wearing thongs: both male and female versions. I feel so liberated and sexy.

I to started to wear them for kinky factor back in the early 90's. The first pair I wore were from Fruit-of-a-loom, but they were to small and the strap irritated my skin because of being to tight. Then I found Jockey and I ordered large and I've now been wearing the for over 20 years and wore other brands. So far my best ones are Mansilk. Why worry about what other people think .

I actually wear thongs on a daily basis. I just love the way they fit. They seem to keep me in place better and they dont ride up like some other styles of underwear. I tried boxer briefs for the longest time, but they tend to bunch up and cause me issues. Anywho, I'm not to concerned what others think about my thong wearing as long as I am comfortable .

To me it is a personal choice and what others think about it is not really important.

I agree with the other guys comments. I myself made the switch just over 4 years ago as I got fed up with boxer briefs/shorts. Regularly involved in team sport, I needed something that was more supportive and comfortable and so purchased a few sport style thongs. Since then I have never looked back and now wear them everyday, whether at work, gym or just around the house.

They support my package in all the right places, look sexy and accentuate my *** which my gf loves. I have a very understanding gf who actually thinks guys are free to wear what makes them comfortable and should not be judged as being gay or weird just because they choose to wear thong underwear, which for some is still a taboo topic.

That's awesome! As more people learn about men's thongs the more they'll be accepting of the idea. It's great to hear that your girlfriend totally understands.

I have been wearing thongs for about 10 years now, at first I just felt so sexy in them usually just woman's thongs. I started wearing them on a more daily basis about 5 years ago, it started because I would wear a base layer under my jeans to work and I hated that boxers or really anything else would bunch up but I noticed myself wearing them even outside of work. My friends all made fun of me at first but I knew what I was comfortable in and that's what I'm going to wear. Don't listen to outsiders they will eventually come to see all the benefits they have. I will wear thongs for the rest of my life.

Im a man i wear them all the time. Girls have laughed at me i dnt think im gods gift but atleast i feel confident to wear them. Wat ever size of body u have wear them just dnt b too hairy

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I love wearing women thongs, and I sometimes feel why is there a difference of underwear b/w men and women — its a personal choice, and a person should be given all freedom to wear what he/she is comfortable with. I feel I have a nice body, and I carry the thong well. I do admire myself wearing thongs, and love the sensation when the bums are touching each other and the pants.

Good that you're doing whatever you makes you feel sexy. I also wear mn and women thongs. For me, the difference is the extra space for a mens genitals on the front side. That's quite comfortable. On the other hand, for women, there is so much choice that I can't resist some of them thongs, they are sexy.

Enjoy wearing them!