Call me ugly and I’ll say thanks. But say something bad about my beard and I promise you, you’ll be running for your life. Whatever it is; good or bad, too much or too little, prosaic or imaginative, it’s mine. There are days when it grinds against my gears for being too much of a task and others when I whisper ‘I love you’ to it before sleeping. (Yes, I do, and you can’t stop me.) All in all, I love my beard as much as I hate it, and I’m pretty sure most bearded men feel the same way about theirs.
On that note, here are 8 truer-than-life illustrations that perfectly capture the love-hate relationships a man shares with his beard.