Oral sex is such an intimate and pleasurable experience, and also one that can make you feel quite vulnerable, especially with a new partner. As if we didn't have enough insecurities to deal with — flabby bellies, wobbly bums — now we have to reveal our most hidden parts and we don't know what our new guy is used to seeing! Perhaps you are already in a sexual relationship and he wants to go down on you, but only if you shave or wax your pubic hair. How are you meant to feel about that?
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But although the concept of "manscaping" has become popular enough to spawn its own catchy name, a new survey found that men still expect more from their partners when it comes to grooming down below. The survey of 4, respondents ages 18 to 35, drawn from Cosmopolitan. According to the survey, 40 percent of men have asked their partners to change their pubic hair, compared to only 23 percent of women. When asked why they prefer a partner with little or no pubic hair, most men said they just like the way it looks. The result is that women groom more frequently — and spend more money on grooming — than men.
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Let's get one thing straight — there's no one right way to deal with pubic hair. You can leave it how it grows, shave it into a cool shape, wax it off completely, trim it a little bit, or something else entirely — it's all fine. But what's not fine? Razor bumps and irritation and painful vaginal nicks from a dull razor. Thankfully, you've come to the right place, because we've done research for you.
Image Source: GenelLynne Photography. I was 14 years old. It was Winter, which is swim team season. I wore a black-and-blue Speedo, camouflage-printed Crocs, and a too-tight swim cap I'd wriggled on with baby powder. Maddie was a senior who, unlike me, had boobs big enough to show through a sports bra.