As a guy with friends I have never been comfortable with this and abhor dick pics (believe it or not I have gotten my fair share since I am an ally to LGBTQA+).

I am not a prude at all, but for those woman that have sent me because of their conditioning by other men. I generally have deleted them because I respect them as human being, and they are definitely purged if the friendship/relationship ends.

So I feel ya …

If I self reflect, I know some of the issue I have that has been imprinted on me is due to trauma and loss (near permanent in a way) of self confidence. Men have body issues too it is not gender specific, but women have definitely felt the burden of this gawk/stare phenomena more. On the flip side as a man, most men don’t understand how to handle and process desire, so removal of one hell can fall into the same view (even though women feel this issue when they hit their invisible stage.

Great writing.

Lover of people, Texas Feminist Liberal Democrat, Horse Farm, High Tech Gadget ENFP Guy, and someone who appreciates the struggle of women and wants to help.

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