In this video men's style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of IAmAlphaM, AaronMarino, and Pete & Pedro discusses the sociological phenomenon known as the 'man crush'. The inspiration for this video is Alpha's man crush, Casey Neistat who is a fellow YouTuber who lives in NY, travels to exotic lands, and owns a tech company.
What is a man crush? Alpha says it's a deep respect, admiration, appreciation for another dude. Urban Dictionary defines man crush a, "When a straight man has a "crush" on another man, not sexual but kind of idolizing him."
Rules of Man Crushes
- You can't want to 'bang' the dude.
- You don't refer to the man crush as 'hot'
- Your friends are disqualified!
- Don't bring your man crush in conversation constantly.
- Never criticize your man crush's significant other or choice in women.
- Never sent your man crush a gift.
- Never attempt to meet your man crush in person.
- Play it cool if you meet him.
- Never try to look like the man you have a crush on including how he dresses, his hair cut, his car, and more. If you adopt his persona, you cross the line becoming a weird-o.
- Embrace your man crush. It's okay and don't be ashamed.