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Published: 23 Apr 2013      

Are you the man who prefers boxers over briefs or the other way around? Do ladies like boxers or briefs? Here’s a final showdown on boxers and briefs.  The world’s been divided for a long time over the business of the underwear, which is, to be perfectly put, the “last line of defence for men”. 

A man’s underwear has undergone an iconic change and is now more of a fashion statement than anything else. Innerwear having a huge elastic strap with blazing red letters forming the words ‘Calvin Klein’ or ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ is no longer hidden from sight (If the young ones only new the history behind that, they would soon pull up their trousers).

A decade or so ago, if one ever caught a glimpse of someone’s underwear, not only was it un cool, it was also quite disgusting!

Surprisingly, this trend isn’t restricted to men alone. Women too seem to have acquired a fascination to show off their beautiful underwear strings and lacy lingerie to anyone who cares (and don’t men just love that!). But ladies and their underwear apart, men’s underwear has evolved a long way in their lives. Apparently, the kind of underwear a man chooses talks a lot about his personality, whatever that means!

Do women like boxers or briefs?

Haven’t we all heard that women prefer men with boxers, and mama’s boys wear briefs and tighty whities?

It may make some sense, considering that briefs come in all sizes, whereas boxers come only in larger sizes that fit men, and not boys. And in any case, men look at boxers as the proof of transition from boyhood to rugged manhood, right?

But how true can this really be?

Could your underwear actually make the difference between a mama’s boy and a manly sex god? It’s time to reveal the real dirt.

Boxers vs. Briefs

It all comes down to this, doesn’t it? Men will stuff anything into their pants, just as long as a woman gives it a second glance. The first time you believed the theory that boxers are supposedly cooler was when you heard a sexy bombshell in a movie admire a man’s banana-split through a pair of silk boxers.

But do women really prefer boxers over briefs?

Well, that’s just nonsense. There really isn’t such a thing as the sexier underwear. The best adage that can be associated with underwear is probably ‘to each his own’. So irrespective of whether you’re a boxer man or a brief dude, don’t worry. You’re still hot stuff!

Worried about what women would think about your underwear? The chatter about boxers being preferred over all other types of underwear is just a myth. Almost all women are fine with boxers or briefs. Well, just as long as you keep them clean!

Briefs, fertility and your happy balls

Most men prefer wearing boxers even if it does have its own share of discomforts because they firmly believe that tighter briefs reduce the sperm count in men.

It’s always been believed that tight briefs generate a lot of heat, which leads to mass killing of a man’s sperm cells. The claim seems rather realistic, especially considering the fact that briefs do make your little Johnny feel like a contortionist performing in theSahara.

But nevertheless, studies on humans and dogs made to wear underwear (serious!) have shown that these claims are totally baseless. Apparently, the heat generated by wearing a brief wasn’t really enough to make your sperm warriors go on a mass suicide spree.



Why you should wear briefs

There are a lot of things you really can’t do when you are flopping low in boxers. You can’t go hopping on a horse, you can’t really run fast without the fear of your thighs crushing your Jim Beans, and you definitely can’t wear well fitting trousers.

The brief is the best accessory if you’re wearing well-cut pants. No woman really wants to
see a boxer-bulge and a crumpled bottom stuffed with layers of clothing. If you’re into sports or lead an active lifestyle, you definitely need tighty whities to ensure you’re comfortable.




Why you should wear boxers

Boxers are designed for men that like a little air flow in their harbour.
if you’re into flashy bling bling undies, boxers come in many stylish colours and patterns. Have you ever seen a glow in the dark or Homer Simpson briefs? I think not. Boxers are more stylish and define the type of man who wears them. They can be fun, sexy, outrageous or simple.

So what’s best?

While women don’t really care about boxers or briefs (I can vouch for that as a women), as long as it looks good on you, I’d say otherwise. If it’s my suggestion, I’d tell you to go with the best of both worlds. Use a boxer brief.

The answer to your dilemma



Boxer briefs aren’t really small and compact like a brief  and boxer briefs don’t really scream ‘wannabe’ like a boxer does.

Boxer briefs are comparatively airier, and fit very well on a man’s bottom. They conceal themselves well in cotton trousers and suit pants, and yet, look well fitting and sexy when a man’s walking around in his bare minimum. It accentuates your body and makes your bottom look firm, and ladies love that.


So do women like boxers or briefs? While the rest of the men fight over boxers and briefs, leave the stupid war behind and cover your own behind with something like a boxer brief that’s well fitting, snug, sexy and most importantly, mature and the women in your life will love you for that!


And if you still can't deside change your nationality to Scotish and solve the problem!