Masculinity is a curious thing, so to help part the clouds of testosterone and posturing, the good folks of Reddit asked straight men: What is something you like to do that is considered feminine?
Here are some of the things men do that they think are feminine.
Because a nice house is nice:
I am unashamed to admit my love of scented candles.
Scented candles are NICE. In fact, having a "nice" apartment is just fucking awesome. Everything clean, some plants, scented candles, bit of nice chocolate. Ohhhh yes.
I own a home and I want the decor of the interior to be on point
Because it’s good to be comfortable:
Putting one hand on my hip.
Sit with my legs crossed, knee over knee. You see men do it all the time, especially in European and Asian cultures, yet all my life guy friends/family members say it looks feminine. They're missing out.
Washing my face with not just water.
I use conditioner like 1 month out of the year.
Because fruity drinks are tasty:
Fruity alcoholic drinks.
Don't get me wrong, 90% of the time I prefer Jack Dagnel's, or some other "hard" drink, but occasionally I'd like to drink a nice sweet fruity alcoholic beverage without getting bullshit comments.
Because Disney songs are universally great:
I probably have a higher-than-average number of Disney songs memorized (or close to it). I don't just mean stuff like "I'll Make a Man Out of You" either- if you ever need a bearded man to break out in "Reflection" or "Part of Your World", I'm your guy.
Because, well… sometimes there is no justification:
Pee sitting down when I wake up in the middle of the night.
Men. Don't think about what is masculine or feminine. Or what closed minded individuals may say. Do what makes you happy.