I was never blessed with a mop of thick hair. My hair started to thin in my late forties and by the time I was sixty I was completely bald. My wife remarked that it was so shiny it nearly blinded her.
It bothered me at first but over time I have adjusted to the new sexy look and I am very happy to walk around any city in the world with my bald dome. I draw comfort from the fact that I am not the only bald man on the planet and more and more have accepted going bald.
It never bothered me so I am perfectly happy to walk down the town with my bald dome. BBC had a very informative article on Hair Loss read it here
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall – I have no Hair at All
Some men manage to skate through life without losing their hair. I said earlier it did not bother me as long as my partner was happy to wake up next to an egg head in the morning. Being bald has grown on me and my family. My friends have accepted my baldness. I have accepted the new me.
I have seen some men hanging on to the last strands of hair by swishing it over their bald spot like a turban. Let’s face it thinning hair will happen to some men in their lifetime.
The effect of seeing your crowning glory disappear on top of your head can be psychologically damaging. You can become self-conscious, depressed and perhaps lose your self-esteem.
You are still You without Your Hair
With the right mental attitude, you can accept your baldness and live a happy contented life. I think men see hair as a symbol of virility, sex appeal and lost youth. Going bald must be a nightmare as they think they have lost all those masculine attributes.
Call it vanity call it ego call it what you like I call it fear. I panicked at first when I saw my hair disappearing. It took adjustment it took time and took an awful amount of affirmations that I was going to look good without my hair. I was not going to have a meltdown,