Statue of David by Michelangelo

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Let's face it. There are a million reasons why it's great to be a guy. That said, here are our top forty.

40 Reasons It's Great To Be A Guy

  1. Your last name stays put
  2. The garage is all yours
  3. Wedding plans take care of themselves
  4. Chocolate is just another snack
  5. You can never be pregnant
  6. Car mechanics tell you the truth
  7. The world is your urinal
  8. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky
  9. You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt
  10. Wrinkles add character
  11. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them
  12. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet
  13. One mood all the time
  14. Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat.
  15. You know stuff about tanks and engines
  16. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase
  17. You can open all your own jars
  18. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness
  19. Your underwear is $8.99 for a three-pack
  20. Three pairs of shoes are more than enough
  21. You never have strap problems in public
  22. You are unable to see wrinkles in your clothes
  23. Everything on your face stays its original color
  24. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades
  25. You only have to shave your face and neck
  26. You can play with toys all your life
  27. One wallet and one pair of shoes -- one color for all seasons
  28. You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look
  29. You can 'do' your nails with a pocket knife
  30. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache.
  31. You can Christmas shop for 25 relatives on December 24th in 25 minutes.
  32. The closest you get to makeup is aftershave
  33. You don't care about the half-off sales at Gouchy
  34. You love the smell of new electronics
  35. You can (and prefer to) pee standing up
  36. You can take off your shirt and get a tan while watching the ballgame in the stands
  37. You can shower, shave, and get dressed in under 10-minutes
  38. You can wear the same pair of jeans, five days straight, and don't care
  39. Power tools
  40. Guys never have to worry about getting pregnant!