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Old 11-21-2011, 11:37 PM
 
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I doubt most 10-year-olds have opinions like, "I just feel cleaner down there." Children don't tend to view their own bodies as dirty and gross. Society teaches women that body hair is disgusting, and that we are smelly and ugly unless we shave. (And it's starting in on men too.) Children don't have that idea all by themselves. Girl shave their legs because their friends do, and they shave their pubes because they worry about being laughed at in a bathing suit. Those opinions come from outside, not from within.
You are absolutely right in the reasons why many girls start shaving early (I assume). Thanks for supporting my post.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:43 PM
 
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i seriously doubt anyone requires, or even desires, so much time for those things that they really can't be bothered to put ten minutes into removing some hair every now and then. if you have time to do things like browsing and posting on this forum, you probably have time to shave/wax.

and it's not easy to take care of "once and for all" with laser removal if you're not made of money. apparently you are, but many people are not.
Most girls I know look at it as a chore. I'm a guy so I don't shave my legs.... but if they had a procedure to permanently keep my facial hair stubbly.. I'd do it for sure!

When I do shave my face for an event, it takes me 10 minutes. I can't imagine how long it takes women to shave their legs and other areas. Also, I can fit browsing the web into my schedule more easily because I have my phone and/or tablet with me everywhere I go.... I can't say the same about a razor.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:46 PM
 
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You have your gynocologist up there don't you? Just think of it that way.
I wish I could have not read that.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:08 AM
 
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Certain body parts are *not* pretty (this goes for both sexes), and the less you see of them the better IMHO.
I dunno about that. I cannot think of one part of a woman's body that's not just the most stunning and beautiful thing to stare at.
ESPECIALLY down there.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:47 AM
 
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I like it clean-shaved. Especially if I'm going down on her, it's hell if she's not shaved.
And it looks much cleaner.
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:12 AM
 
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Cleaner???
How do you link being clean and pubic hair together?
My wife is clean as a whistle.
....and she's got hair.


....and she'd stab me in the throat if she knew I were talking about her vagina on this site.
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:16 AM
 
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Cleaner???
How do you link being clean and pubic hair together?
My wife is clean as a whistle.
....and she's got hair.


....and she'd stab me in the throat if she knew I were talking about her vagina on this site.

I am on Team Hair Is Gross.... but your post has me cracking up! Hope your wife doesn't find out!
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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You are absolutely right in the reasons why many girls start shaving early (I assume). Thanks for supporting my post.
Erm, pretty sure she was coming down on my side of the "10 year olds shaving" fence. There really is no reason to shave except to please some outside influence and it's especially true for such young girls. They shouldn't have to worry about how their genitals look.

Really, I see no reason anyone should worry about their pubic hair until they're sexually active. You are no cleaner with or without it and minimal maintenance will solve any heat and exposure problems. If you knew that no one would ever see you naked again, I'm guessing staying shaved is going to be very, very low on your priority list.

I'm not opposed to going bare, at all. Like haircuts, I think everyone should change things up from time to time. I am opposed to any woman, young or old, feeling ashamed of/pressure to remove their hair and I am opposed to people who claim it's more hygienic (I have my suspicions it's actually less hygienic, but I don't feel like doing the research right now).
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:32 AM
 
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Erm, pretty sure she was coming down on my side of the "10 year olds shaving" fence. There really is no reason to shave except to please some outside influence and it's especially true for such young girls. They shouldn't have to worry about how their genitals look.

Really, I see no reason anyone should worry about their pubic hair until they're sexually active. You are no cleaner with or without it and minimal maintenance will solve any heat and exposure problems. If you knew that no one would ever see you naked again, I'm guessing staying shaved is going to be very, very low on your priority list.

I'm not opposed to going bare, at all. Like haircuts, I think everyone should change things up from time to time. I am opposed to any woman, young or old, feeling ashamed of/pressure to remove their hair and I am opposed to people who claim it's more hygienic (I have my suspicions it's actually less hygienic, but I don't feel like doing the research right now).
I can't speak for others, but I go bare because I'm lazy. I find it to be more maintenance to keep some hair there. If you opt to maintain some hair, then not only do you have to either shave or wax the bikini line, now you have to trim the remaining hair. It's just so much easier to remove it all.

It's also a psychological thing for me. Kind of like when you get your hair trimmed. I just feel better. Neater. It's uplifting. I shave my legs regularly and it's not as if anybody else knows any better. I just feel better. I love feeling my freshly shaved or waxed skin on fabric, whether it's my undies, jeans or bed sheets.
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:00 AM
 
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Cleaner???
How do you link being clean and pubic hair together?
My wife is clean as a whistle.
....and she's got hair.


....and she'd stab me in the throat if she knew I were talking about her vagina on this site.
Not cleaner in terms of bacteria... I'm studdying biochemical engineering, I know how much crap is on the skin with or without hair, regardless of if you bathe 8 times/day.

I mean cleaner in a stylish way. I think less hair is more elegant and makes the woman look more inviting...
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