Okay, But Why Do These Men Need To Be Shirtless To Pose With Pregnant Women?
We're not sure why this is a thing, but this is a total thing.
There's nothing more touching than an artfully composed photo of a deeply-in-love couple starting their family.
Except wait. Is this man wearing khakis?
There is a phenomenon in the world of stock photography where men consistently pose shirtless with their pregnant wives.
Even when the woman is fully dressed.
We're not sure when this became a thing.
Sometimes with a creepy, partially undone belt.
This is the "classic" look for shirtless men in pregnancy photos: Blue jeans, belt, bare feet, no shirt.
Sometimes — rarely — the photos appear to be played for laughs.
It's less weird when the couple are both wearing underwear.
Also, let's keep in mind we're talking about stock photography.
So what is it about proximity to pregnant women that causes men's shirts to evaporate?
The most obvious explanation is that they've given their shirts to their wives.
Until you find one where the woman is fully dressed.
Often the man is listening to his wife's stomach.
This baby must be telling an exciting story!
Occasionally, the couple will both be wearing blue jeans.
Shirtless. Bluejeans. Belt.
This couple met at the unisex blue jeans store.
Sometimes the poses get creative.
This pose is called "The Invisible Thread (That Binds Us)."
Maybe — Maybe — This couple just woke up and they're getting ready for work?
This photo is perfectly acceptable.
This photo is an anomaly.
Here we see two generations of shirtless men.
Just keeping it super cas'.
Question: What event is this family dressed to attend?
Some of the dads are looking toward the future.
Maybe all of these dads are Never Nudes.
"Yes, baby. I understand, baby."
Oh hey, look — these are your parents.
Anyway, yeah. Shirtless.
Shirtless and loving it.
Shirtless and possibly naked.
This shirtless man is making sensuous eyes.
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