Dad bod...it's really a thing.

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  1. Stubee

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    Thank Gawd! No more pushups for Stubee!
     
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  2. Toto'sDad

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    This is kind of odd, because I formed an observation in my mind about a guy probably almost sixty years ago. He was a business man doing quite well, had a family, lived on the right side of town and was doing just peachy in life. He was not badly built, but had the paunch sometimes associated with the well to do. He somehow through his or his wife's fault I never knew for sure found himself in a divorce. The divorce pretty much cleaned him out. He and his brother both played guitar and sang, so when the guy found out he was pretty much washed up as a business man, the two of them grabbed a couple of other musicians and formed a band they might have added another as they went on, I don't remember that part.

    They played for a long time in the next town over, and eventually moved elsewhere clear out of the country, and I lost track of them. The funny thing is the guy who busted up with his wife, lost weight, and got to looking just like a musician should. He was a pretty good lead player, and I suppose must have found a new sweetie, but as far as I know about all he ever did after the break up with his first wife was play music. The point of this is, that when he was a successful business man, he looked like a successful business man paunch and all. When he became a fulltime musician, he looked like one of those too. I think he's been passed on for quite a few years now, but his brother is still alive and well, or at least he was last time I heard anything about him. I don't remember them well, but I remember they were both pretty cool. I barely missed the remaining brother one time, I went to a gettogether that he was at having come to our area for some reason or another, he was already gone when I got there, I would have liked to have seen him.
     
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    there are many undernourished folks that get a big belly. Just saying.
     
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    DADBOD. The preferred tuning for a certain age of men, putting on middle-aged weight, who spend a lot of time discussing their gear and precious little time practicing.
     
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    Musekatcher Friend of Leo's

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    We know older guys with money and stability are attractive. There might be some association with heavy and gray hair. But, heavy, no spray tan and no hair coloring also means someone that isn't pre-occupied, or obsessed over their appearance. It can mean you aren't on the market, not in sales mode, comfortable with yourself, and enjoy the heck out of wine, mashed potatoes, and life. THAT might be the most attractive thing of all. I still recall John Candy made some top ten list of sexiest guys during his peak. I've never fully comprehended that.
     
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  6. RollingBender

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    I have a washboard stomach...it set on the gentle cycle.
     
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  7. Lonn

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    Creeping towards? It's been this way since the dawn of time. My wife is 16 years younger than I, literally makes 3 times what I make and could have any guy she wanted. When we met she was 26 and I was 42 and had already been retired from the military for 2 years. I know very well the attraction on her part was 0% physical. Whether we want to admit it or not most of our wives aren't with us for our looks. Just the way things are.
     
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    What that means is that body of an adonis, sculpted abs, taut muscles, etc are not the only paths to female attraction. There's also money:p
     
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  9. Jerry J

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    As a generalization this is true. But also it might be a regional thing as well.
     
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    If it is about wealth, wouldn't that be a Sugar-Dad Bod?
     
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    If one is spending time analyzing and trying to emulate "Dadbod" as a means of attracting women, I suspect the key factor(s) is not/will not be present.
     
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    I always assumed it was “lowered standards” that drew people toward dad bods...Low standards just happen to be the one thing I look for in a woman.
     
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    Driving a Mercedes and wearing a Rolex will give you the body women drool over.
     
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    Can confirm. At 40, I'm 5'8", around 140lbs and similar frame to Mick Jagger. Women don't want what I have...
     
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    My neurologist has a web portal we can access and after a visit you can go home and read exactly what the doctor writes about the visit on his laptop.
    I now notice he does not use words like overweight or obese.
    My doctor uses well nourished..o_O
     
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    On the flip side.
    A buddy of mine married a woman from Sikkim, a mountainous Indian state like Nepal . Since she’s been in this country she has packed the weight on big time. It’s been explained that this is a sign to her family that she is being looked after and her life is prosperous with her husband.
     
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    Cleetus McFarland rocks the dad bod . . .

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    I’m like an English Bulldog. I was born with Dad Bod. Never seemed to matter...

    However - this is important Men - I have discovered the key to the exit from Club E.D. - It’s mental - For Real - and You don’t have to send me a dime.

    Here is The Mantra: “Emma in black leather.”
    That’s it, repeat until the sun rises.

    Emma is Emma Peel aka Diana Rigg from the television show The Avengers - go on You Tube and look for The Avengers theme song and You shall be called in from The Cold.

    This really does work. So favorite the theme song and
    as Lord Baden-Powell said “Be Prepared.”

    You are most welcome Men.
     
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    Of course they do. Because it would be pointless and rude to tell you to give up beer and cheese. :p
     
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