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Why don’t I wear heels?

Because I am a man is the wrong answer. I don’t wear heels because

  1. They are painful and lead long-term damage of my feet
  2. They are uncomfortable, hard to walk in, clumsy, and slow
  3. Society does not think men look better in heels
  4. Society does not think men should subject themselves to a mild form of torture in order to please the opposite sex

Apparently heels make women look prettier. I never really get past “my goodness, isn’t that painful? Why on Earth are you wearing those?” Some women, when I tell them this, say they’ve been wearing heels so long that it’s as easy for them as wearing sandals. I suspect they’re lying. If they’re not, then I wonder at the damage that must have been done to reach that point.

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