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OK, Let's Talk About Beards

Who needs flowers, grow a beard.

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Beards, the most common staple on the male population to separate the men from the boys. The ability to grow and maintain a beard shows high levels of masculinity. Men with beards are not in a shortage at the University of Maine. Guys, we notice your hard work and love the facial hair. Its sexy and attractive but hey don't just grow the mustache we want the whole thing.

The question is though, does a beard show the guys commitment to growing his facial hair or his ultimate laziness.

One idea is that facial hair, specifically the beard represents commitment. Stuble might be the hints of laziness, the idea that hey I could grow a beard but I'm not sure. It's that in-between period where he's trying to figure it out. But, when he stops playing games and finally commits it's really sexy.

This idea of the stages of a beard, stubble to medium length facial hair to a full-on beard mirrors the stages of a relationship. Ladies, the stages of beard development gives us an insight into the minds of guys all around us.


The stubble stage is when he is just looking for a hookup or fling. He isn't at a point in his life where he is ready to commit to something. Its like theres a possibility and the idea of development is there but he just can't commit. Stubble also shows hes lazy and just doesn't want to pick up his razor.

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Medium length facial hair is when the fling turns into a constant hook up. He's exploring the idea that you could both be something more. It's like when he looks in the mirror and wonders if he would look good with a full beard. He's pondering if he would look good with you.

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The full-on beard means he has no fear of commitment. He is able to take the time to groom himself and make sure his beard looks fire. This is translated into a time where he can be in a relationship and has no fear of commitment.

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Ladies pay attention to facial hair it can tell you a lot about a guy.

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