Yesterday my husband (who is going quite bald) and a bunch of friends were watching the Mets game. A commercial for a hair loss medicine came on where every place this poor sap looked reminded him that he was going bald. It was a funny commercial, but my husband brought up a damned good point. They make men feel like if they’re losing their hair they are totally unattractive, and if they’re not trying to stop it they should be ashamed of themselves. As he put it, it’s like they’re saying “How can you *ucking live with yoursef?? You’re going bald!!!”
I personally think he’s the sexiest man alive and it has noting to do with hair. Does anyone actually give a crap about mens hair loss? (I’m talking in the sense of dating or marrying someone, finding someone attractive). I hate these ads because they’re doing to men what ads have been doing to women for years- making something beyond your control define you as unattractive or gross.
I guess that’s a half-rant, half question. Ladies (and some men), would you NOT date someone because they were losing their hair?
Some mornings it just doesn’t seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.