Dating a man with a hairy back
While there are treatments available, like a drug called Spironolactone, which blocks androgen receptors and reduces testosterone, or creams like Vaniqa, many are costly.In addition to cost concerns, taboos about feminine hair growth, or just sheer embarrassment, can prevent women from seeking treatment (let alone spreading their legs at a waxing salon or presenting their beard to a professional for laser hairremoval).There are, of course, those who chose to embrace it, like 23-year-old Harnaam Kaur, who was the only woman to pose for a recent photography exhibition celebrating facial hair (she’d been growing her whiskers since she was 16), or performer and Pratt professor Jennifer Miller, a modern-day bearded lady who proudly subverts the nineteenth century “freak show” staple and used to declare in her sideshow act that “hair is a symbol ofpower.” Science of Us recently spoke with Renae M.
Later, when I was about 15, I found myself with a freaking beard. The hair is thick and dark and it goes from my sideburns to my neck and my chin.
If anyone said something to me I’d laugh it off like it didn’t bother me. Did you identify with men when you were growing up, as if you had something in common with them?
I had a tomboy period where I didn’t care for dresses. My all time-favorite is Prince — he’s such an eccentric. As far as women, Amy Winehouse and Sade are my tops.
Those gross dark marks around my bikini line made me so insecure, so I’d avoid the beach or situations where I had to show my body to other/masters in marketing management. I do regret not getting more of a college experience.
I just went to class and straight home every day for four years.