August 2017 Blog Posts (3)

Debut After 5 Dormant Years

Hello Alopecia World Community, 

It has been over 5 years since I've been active and here I am again. I was reading through some of my old blog posts and it was at a time when I was lonely, not feeling accepted, and losing most of my hair for the first time. Since then, I found love and got married! He doesn't have AA, but he did lose half of his hair from regular male pattern baldness at some point in our marriage so now he shaves his head bald too =p

I even had my…


Added by Jessi on August 16, 2017 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment


Hello, everyone I am pretty new to this site but I do have one question if anyone can help me out.. so about a month ago I found out I had alopecia areata. I have a rather large bald top on the top front part of my head. Over the past few days I have noticed that the bald spot and the area surrounding it has become flaky with the skin just flaking off. I can take my finger nail to it and peel it off. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this? it might just be two separate things…


Added by emsween93 on August 14, 2017 at 2:01pm — 1 Comment

Three men talk about hair, masculinity and the stereotype of the hairy 'manly man'

Having body hair is loaded with social judgement for women. For men, it's a sign of traditional masculinity that is still alive and kicking. These days, more and more men are trimming or completely getting rid of their body hair but for some guys, not having that choice is a big influence on how they feel as men.…


Added by rj, Co-founder on August 3, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments

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