I’m pretty sure he fits the stereotype of a gay bear. And stereotypes play into objectification so it’s still on topic.
He’s what some gay dudes call a ‘bear,’ and he’s attractive enough to be date-able in my opinion.
Just going to leave this here…
I find this guy attractive as well.
It got me thinking about the “bear” body type, and then the “dad bod”. Is there a corollary for women?
I’ve never heard the phrase “Mom Body” used as a positive descriptor. On the other hand, I have seen plastic surgery ads for “Mommy Makeovers”.
This is the body of a man who does physical labor for a living and maybe has a couple too many beers on the weekends. Plus, this guy in particular may have a good sense of humor based on nothing more than his cheezy wink. Is he attractive? To me, yes.
Yeah. I can’t think of a female version, if there is one. I did notice that when discussing the above physique everyone mentioned his personality or what type of person he might be:[quote=“doop, post:427, topic:100802”]
Give me someone who has better things to do. That said, I’m now with somebody who doesn’t spend a lot of time on her looks, but man. Even not a lot of time is still, like, a lot of time.
But anyway, maybe that’s why I like Bjornsson? He looks like he could have gotten that body rescuing cattle from avalanches with his bare hands.
He also is a World’s Strongest Man competitor, and plays The Mountain on Game Of Thrones.
I have a tendency to put her on a pedestal, which is never a good thing and a practice, I suspect, she would despise, so I really appreciate your perspective.
No one is above criticism. (FWIW, I couldn’t get through the novel American Gods on first try back in 2001, but I’m very hesitant to tell people this for fear of being castigated. To be fair, I should try it again. It’s amazing how much our reactions to novels change as we age.)
(Although I’m not a fan of tattoos in general, they help paint the image here)
I nearly gave up on it as well. The middle of the book as the same problem as the Fellowship of the Ring - so much “nothing” happening. Until you get to the last third (in both books) and realize that it was all there for a reason, it set the tone for what was to come.
It’s worth getting through.
Try searching for “MILF body” instead.
It says nothing good that this is only female term for a “comfortably” in-shape person (fit, but not so much that you are unsure if they have interests outside of the gym)
Correct me if I’m wrong, but my understanding of the term MILF is someone who doesn’t look like a mom, in that she meets all of the beauty and fitness standards that apply to single women but also has children.
Yep. A MILF is someone who looks like half plastic, half shoe leather, but is apparently a human mother.
I prefer the previous definition of the term.
I have to revert to my “body building and weight lifting are interesting” stance.
Thor is a strongman, not a body builder, he trains specifically for strength.
So he’s not being objectified or objectifying himself. Is he attractive? Hells yes. He’s adorable. But he’s not being objectified.
Not sure how much it’s worth, but I’ve been seeing the phrase pop up in my FB feed lately, mostly from actual moms.
Personally I default to most people being attractive in some way or another, but if I have a ‘type’ it’s what we used to call “more cushion for the pushin”
Grow that man’s hair out, and you have my “type”.
All the talk about MILFs reminded me of this:
I had to laugh!