I love long hair. The hair in the first picture isn't too long or outdated in my opinion. My preference doesn't require hair to be as long as the first picture, but it still looks great. The hair both of those women have is very beautiful.
I have always loved long hair. But even the length you are thinking of getting it is still long. I recognize that it is hard to maintain that long, so I understand when women do not want to have it long.
Do not cut that hair! Major life lesson is this: you never know what you have until you have it no more. So, once you cut it, he will regret it and miss it. I did it but gave my hair to Locks of Love. However, I was also going bald, so the writing was on the wall, and I look better with short hair because of that.
I think most guys love it. One of exes got Super disappointed when I cut it to shoulder length 3 years ago. Since then I maintain it around the length, where it just touches about my butt.
I have been told by guys that it's sexy when they feel my hair touching their body or flowing across their face while having sex. But then one of my partners hated exactly that. He would move my hair away while spooning. But he still didn't want me to cut it short, he loved the look.
I think it's a very fine line between amazing and disgusting. The length of the first picture posted resembles the length of my own hair, but I won't let it get any longer because to me that's just gross. I think this is the limit length: www.polyvore.com/.../img-thing
Do not cut your hair. I have hair almost like that first pic and I'm tryna grow it longer after my mom horribly cut it all off and ruined it. I waited two long years to get it back and I'm not gonna cut it any time soon :)
It looks so healthy I would only cut if if there are any split ends because its so pretty!
I have super long hair, and so far I've found out that my partners love my hair, and never want to stop playing with it, and your hair must be beautiful. Don't listen to them, it's your hair, if you really don't want it very long then cut it, but if you love it, keep it.