Men Reveal The Things They Consider “Girly” That They Secretly Love
I've never been a big fan of calling things “girly” and “not girly.”
My dad is a straight dude, and to be honest, he's my favorite person to do most “girly” things with.
Need someone to get a pedicure with? He's my go-to guy. Need someone to go shopping with? No one I'd rather hit the mall with him than him! Need someone to crush some Gossip Girl with? Sorry BFFs, I'm watching with dad.
So, yeah, I didn't quite understand that any of those things were considered “girly” until I got to high school and some lame douches dubbed them so.
The whole thing “girly” vs. “manly” thing is dumb. If you like something, like it! Who cares if most of the other people liking this thing are of a certain gender? NOBODY SHOULD CARE.
But, alas, we live in a weird world where people do care. So guys pretend they don't enjoy amazing, NORMAL things like scented candles and pedicures.
In a recent Reddit thread, a group of guys admitted all of the “girly” things (AKA anything other than beer and sports) they secretly love.
These guys love scented candles because they smell yummy, DUH.
If I'm going to the mall, I'm hitting up that candle store. Nothing more relaxing than taking a bath and lighting an ocean breeze candle.
Once you find the right smelling ones for your place that shit gets addictive and is a classy way to make sure your home doesn't smell like dude 24/7
Big fan of scented candles and soaps and stuff.
Also, I shave my legs as a cyclist, but I totally understand the appeal beyond the purely practical benefits.
This guy loves getting pedicures because toes are gross, and they need to be maintained.
Pedicures seem like they're probably stereotypically pretty girly, but man they're great.
These guys like yummy coffee drinks.
Starbucks is amazing.
Coffee drinks like Lattes, Mochas, etc. maybe they aren't girly, but it's certainly not as macho as BLACK COFFEE.
These guys love watching Gilmore Girls because that show rules obviously.
Even though I can't say "Rory" to save my life, I fucking love the Gilmore Girls.
I like Marina and the Diamonds and Gilmore Girls.
This guy loves drinking Pink Moscato and bumping some Lana Del Rey because why the eff not?
Pink Moscato, Lana Del Rey
This guy lives for bath bombs because why suffer through a subpar bubble bath?
Bath Bombs. Good god if only someone told me ages ago how relaxing and good they smell.
These guy's secretly love the children's movie Tangled because IT'S GOOD.
The movie Tangled is my all time favorite, especially the romance number in the last 3rd of the movie.
In fact, these guys basically love any children's movie or show because they're ALL good.
I watch Princess Diaries at least once a month
I really like the show, "Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse." It's actually very funny.
Any Disney movie ever
Frozen is my all-time favorite movie.
These guys secretly like sitting to pee because IT'S MORE COMFORTABLE.
Sometimes I sit to pee, especially in the morning when I'm tired and drousy.
Sitting to pee.
No aiming, and no chance of leaving the seat up to get yelled at later.
This guy lives for romantic comedies because boys and girls can love being in love.
Rom coms. I have seen basically every good rom com in existence and a shut load of bad ones too.
This guy loves cozy, fluffy socks because they're comfy AF.
Fluffy socks. The softer, the better.
This guy likes a good, old-fashioned face mask because boys can have big pores, too!!!!
I just bought a Korean face mask today
Also, songs in cartoon movies. Do You Wanna Build a Snowman was stuck in my head for so long after watching Frozen. I can also sing almost every Ghibli movie song in Japanese. I love that shit.
Domestic work, sign me up. I love cleaning, laundering, preparing meals. I love making my living space clean and tidy. It's very satisfying work for me.
These guys secretly like Taylor Swift because her music rocks whether or not you think she's lame.
Any Taylor Swift song, facials (the ones you get at a spa, you perv) and puppies.
This guy loves dance movies because literally how could you not?
The Step Up movies. And Dirty Dancing is one of my favorite movies.
This guy listens to Miley Cyrus' “See You Again” because anyone with a soul can relate to that song.
The song See you Again by Miley Cyrus.
It's somewhat of a guilty pleasure.
This guy loves yummy scented lotion because who wants that unscented BS?
Scented lotion. Put some on your face after shaving and enjoy the smell of citrus (or whatever you prefer) all day long. Bonus: people hugging/kissing you really like it too.
Also Steel Magnolias. Chick flick but funny as hell.
And this guy loves making paper flowers… to be honest, I'm not sure how many girls even do this?
I like making paper flowers. Great for decorating the house and gifts.
Makes giving flowers to your date more memorable too since its not very common.
All right, now everybody go forth and LIKE WHATEVER THE EFF YOU LIKE, AND DON'T CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK.
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