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Old 07-04-2012, 09:12 PM
 
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True, but I still think women have been conditioned to find the nude male form unsexy.
Oh, I see your point now. I think it's more a case of everyone, women included, being conditioned to see the female form as sexy. Sexualized images of women are everywhere. Not too many sexualized images of men. It has an effect.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:18 PM
 
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Oh, I see your point now. I think it's more a case of everyone, women included, being conditioned to see the female form as sexy. Sexualized images of women are everywhere. Not too many sexualized images of men. It has an effect.
Not necessarily true. You see guys who have those really cut up abs and have those perfect tans and such.

I see those images everywhere to.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:24 PM
 
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Not necessarily true. You see guys who have those really cut up abs and have those perfect tans and such.

I see those images everywhere to.
That's true. Exaggerated musculature, beefy pecs and biceps. And they start kids early on that stuff. The superhero comics and cartoons always had men and women with exaggeratedly good features in tight outfits. You get conditioned to that ideal as a kid. Most kids grow into their teens not looking anything like that. Maybe that's one source of self-esteem issues in teens.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:28 PM
 
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That's true. Exaggerated musculature, beefy pecs and biceps. And they start kids early on that stuff. The superhero magazines always had men and women with exaggeratedly good features in tight outfits. You get conditioned to that ideal as a kid.
Yup. So women are conditioned to find like 1 body style for a man to be sexy with all the clothes off. While women have many.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:48 PM
 
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I don't really care that much about men's clothing.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:49 PM
 
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Yup. So women are conditioned to find like 1 body style for a man to be sexy with all the clothes off. While women have many.
If that were true, fake boobs wouldn't be so popular.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:56 PM
 
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Oh, I see your point now. I think it's more a case of everyone, women included, being conditioned to see the female form as sexy. Sexualized images of women are everywhere. Not too many sexualized images of men. It has an effect.
Absolutely, and even when males are depicted sexually it's usually just shirtless and ripped, as Froggie says generally just 'one type.' If slim men in speedos were portrayed as sexy, then women would think very differently about them.

In other words, for a woman sexy = being revealing, for a man sexy = being fashionable.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:57 PM
 
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If that were true, fake boobs wouldn't be so popular.
I wish fake boobs weren't so ubiquitous. I'm not a fan, in general, and I know many men aren't.
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:01 PM
 
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If that were true, fake boobs wouldn't be so popular.
I don't see the attraction with fake boobs. I know some men won't mind them, but I would.
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:03 PM
 
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I wish fake boobs weren't so ubiquitous. I'm not a fan, in general, and I know many men aren't.
Natural, big or small is my preference.
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