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Mentrosexuals- The New Age Guy

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Tia, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. Tia

    Tia New Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Sydney Australia
    Sorry to those who are annoyed at this, but im a 16 year old female and funnily enough, im interested in males. Hard to believe im sure LOL but on a serious note... Im currently doing my HSC (Higher School Certificate) and quite a large component of this is what is called a PIP (Personal Interest Project) which I have decided to do on -Mentorsexuals- so I'm asking this....

    Any of you guys who may or may not perceive themselves as a -Metrosexual- explain to me the reasons why, and how you feel about this concept of the -Metrosexual-
  2. marc37

    marc37 Well-Known Member

    Jun 14, 2004
    Hi Tia.

    l consider myself partly metrosexual because l vary from the traditional male in many refrined aspects. Eg, l like facials, nice beautiful handmade shoes, designer clothing etc. l am not gay either. l don't really like the word `metrosexual' - it indicates too trendy and try hard. l like beautiful material items. l like art, l like the opera. l have refined tastes. Then again, l like heavy metal concerts and like rough blokes who are tough LOL. l am no sissy.

    To me, metro's are sissies and try too hard to fit in with the crowd. l only try to please my missus and myself. l don't care for trends or political correctness either.
  3. Nonk

    Nonk Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2004
    Tia, this is a term much mentioned in the UK press over the last few years.

    David Beckham is oft touted as the definitive manifestation of this ideal. I do not think however that he is likely to be a role model for any on this forum.

    Good luck with your project though.
  4. Eric

    Eric Well-Known Member

    Jun 17, 2003
    Washington D.C.
    I've gotten quite a few, "Very metro" comments lately. I thought the term had died out a year or so ago, I guess its still going strong.

    The term is supposedly about a new breed of man that takes care of himself like supposedly gay men do, but that the man is straight. Its not exactly a new breed of man, as you look back in time there have been quite a few era's where men took very good care of themselves.

    I love the nic. retronotmetro on this forum. Funny and true.

    The stigma about the title is that it alludes that a man looks "gay". If gay men were sterotypical slobs, straight men would have little problem with being considered "metro".

    All that said, I don't like to be called metro anymore than the next guy.


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