Hey, Rob. Thanks for your entertaining response! I respect your preferences, especially since it doesn’t come with any blanket ban. I wish more guys thought like you. It’s OK to prefer one thing over another, but preference isn’t a blockade.

Now about black men, there are plenty of hairy ones around, including myself. I do, however, shave my chest once a week, just as the fur starts creeping up. I started doing it years ago when someone said, “Why spend so much time working out your chest and then hiding it behind a bunch of hair?” Touche, I thought, and started shaving it off once every seven days. That said, like you, I prefer a hairy chest myself, but I’ve never kicked a hairless one out of bed.;-)

I’ve had some interesting experiences with European men during my current stint on the continent (intriguingly similar to what you describe) — lots of fodder for blog posts. Here’s one I just wrote for Queerty: https://www.queerty.com/dear-white-gays-can-please-stop-whitesplainin-racism-20180310

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