No Shoes, No Shirt… Why?

25 Jul

Shirtless guy… what immortal hand or eye makes you think that your naked top is worth being seen by the rest of the world? Do you just not care? Do you have a level of self-confidence that we need to be in awe of? What is the raison d’etre of shirtless guy?

Don’t try to justify it with “It’s hot.” Hell no. I live in Arizona – it’s always hot. It’s gonna be 110 degrees today, you’re gonna get your ass burned. There’s not a lick of sunscreen on you. This is a conscious decision – “sun’s out, guns out, whoooooooooooooo!”

It’s not even justified. If you actually work out, got the six-pack, shaved chisel chest, all right – you want to show off your good work. I get that. It’s the dad bod man. Even that can be justified – you’re at the pool, you’re working out, you’re working in your own yard. No, no, no… this is “I’m walking in public and I want you to see me without my shirt” guy.

Privately, I’m in awe – even when I was in high school, 180 lbs soaking wet and 6 foot tall, I -still- wasn’t “show my chest” guy. Because I recognized my flab (even though laughable by today’s standards), and my shame didn’t need to be pointed out by my community.

So if it’s not an abundance of self-confidence, it must be, “I just don’t care. I don’t wanna wear a shirt today so… $&%* it!” Which again, I must ask, “Why does fresh air on your skin matter so much?” My guess is that you’d walk naked if you could get away with it. I’d go to sleep naked if I didn’t have kids, but I do, so I don’t. A lack of shame is understandable, if lamentable, for shame prevents us from doing many things that are undesirable. One might say that shame creates society–the desire NOT to be looked down upon–but something happened to you not to care about that.

Maybe I’m going down the wrong mental highway for this guy. What’s your theory? Put it down in the comments below!

4 Responses to “No Shoes, No Shirt… Why?”

  1. Omatra7 July 25, 2020 at 9:43 am #

    Oh guys do this all the time everywhere – doesn’t bother me… I don’t really pay attention… I am in California – whatever … I ignore it at this point

    I had breast cancer … so I had to have a full mastectomy and reconstruction, they had to take the nipples – I don’t want them anyway so whatever … they could give them to me if I wanted – I just don’t want.

    Anyway … according to the law… technically I could go topless lol 😄😄😄 I have no nipples and the way the law reads strictly only mentions showing nipple for a female – no worries, I got none lol ✌️

    I have police friends so I texted one and asked – could I go topless if I wanted legally because of the way the law states? And said – Oh my god! I think you are right lol…

    But I don’t have the balls for that kind of attention lol – I just like that “I could” if I wanted to lol

    As far as the guys… on the beach or I guess at home … they just gonna be comfortable and they have that option …

    I once asked my kids… why is ok for a man to go topless ? But not me? As a woman?

    And their response was … because mum … no one gets turned on by man boobs 😄😄

    Very true – point taken lol

    But hey if they wanna show their shit – have at it … if you don’t want to see it just look away.

    I also like to be comfortable at home. If I wanna wear shorty shorts or bikini whatever. If they don’t like it – don’t look or don’t pay attention.

  2. daphnerussell66 July 26, 2020 at 7:10 am #

    As I’ve grown older I’ve come to realize those who show the most skin are often times those with the least amount of confidence. Whether they are male or female the skin is just a distraction to less-than thoughts of self-worth. The most confident of all walks through life like a ninja, barely noticed yet maintaining the most power of all. Their confidence exudes through osmosis, not skin or muscle of fancy hats and fancy footwear.

  3. katiemiafrederick July 29, 2020 at 6:19 am #

    There’s Certain
    Freedom in
    Not Seeking
    Approval
    HeHe If You
    Ever Actually
    Look at My
    Blog You’ll
    See It
    Ironic isn’t
    It the Need
    For Approval
    With no
    Naked Substance
    In Other Words for
    Some Folks Nature
    Is More than Appearance🎶

  4. joliesattic July 30, 2020 at 10:24 pm #

    lol. Hmmm I would guess they looked in the mirror and said, “Yup!, that’s the look I was goin’ for!”

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