Winter is the season of cider beer, candied bacon, and—consequently—expanded bellies. At this point in 2014, you don’t need a guide on how to pack on the pounds, but adapting to a sweatpants way of life isn't as easy as it sounds. Between tipping the scale and pajamas becoming permanently affixed to your person, being a cozy man can be just as taxing on your sex life as it is on your cholesterol. But never fear, Complex City Guide is here with next level knowledge on how to survive winter slovenly, disheveled, and comfortable as hell. From facial hair to style and dating, this is A Cozy Man's Guide to Surviving Winter.

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