Is “manspreading” an issue in your culture?
QUESTION: “Manspreading”(sitting with legs spread apart) is:
A. A behavior sexually attractive to women.
B. A normal result of male anatomy.
C. An unconscious expression of manhood.
D. None of the above.
E. Possibly all the above.
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E. Some women find this behavior attractive, while it offends others. Yet, some anatomical research suggests that this is a normal comfort behavior for many men. For some it may reflect comfort with masculinity, while certain crossed-legs positions are sometimes stereotypically labeled as gay.
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