We have a lot of guys on these boards who are of the age where pattern baldness has already occurred or is beginning to. It is a subject of interest to me for many reasons. I myself am completely bald. I started losing hair back when I was 25, and immediately just wacked it. I have shaved my head slick as ice every day of my life since. I'm 29. When I was in high school and college, my hair was sort of like my signature thing. It grew straight and silky smooth and if a girl had anything nice to say about me, it was usually about my hair. Now, my baldness is sort of my signature look, complimented with a goatee and about 40 more pounds of muscle than I had back then. The bald head forced my entire look to evolve from guitar playing anime boy to weightlifting biker dude. Whereas I used to have nightmares back when I was a teen about losing my hair, waking up in a cold sweat, now I find myself supremely comfortable and confident as a bald man. I think I even prefer the simplicity of it, and I always find that I still get a very good reaction from women regarding it (though usually just a different kind of women...) I love to hear peoples' reactions to baldness. I don't know why. When I see guys with hair plugs, weaves, toupees and comb-overs, I can't help but feel sorry for them. When I see guys wearing their bald head trimmed nicely and still looking confident, or just shaving it all off slick, I immediately can relate. I can always tell when someone is reacting to my look, whether that reaction is positive or negative, understanding or fearful. Women can be either shallow about hair, not care, or outright like the shaved look. Men, particularly older than my age, tend to see it as sort of a threat or a statement of defiance. I find all this fascinating. Any guys here going bald? Already bald? Scared of going bald? Bald and loving it? Any women have a repulsion/attraction to bald guys? I just wanted to hear peoples' innermost thoughts about it.