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I called DP a stink breath and he's still upset

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AxlsUnderpants Thu 16-May-13 14:56:04

DP eats milky buttons constantly and uses talc after a bath. The smell makes me feel sick, he constantly smells like a baby and I've told him before that it bothers me. Last night he came to kiss me and all I could smell was the awful sickly milky buttons on his breath and so I pulled away and called him stink breath. He normally texts me during the day but today he hasn't so I'm guessing he's still upset but how do you get through to someone if they won't listen or do not care?? It honestly makes me feel ill.

Hopingtobehappy Fri 17-May-13 08:52:59

Whats wrong with talc ??!!

I prefer a man with nice smooth, talcy smelling todger than a sweaty pair of bollocks?

I tell dp to get his death breath away from me most mornings he just breathes more at me the mink - maybe he's taking a mood over something else but using this as an excuse? Or he's sick being moaned at for eating yummy chocolate buttons hmm

lisaro big stupid poo poo head is one of dps many nicknames here grin

DonDrapersAltrEgoBigglesDraper Fri 17-May-13 08:32:56

Admittedly, talc is grim on anyone, let alone a grown man.

But, can open, worms everywhere ... you do have to wonder about the sort of man who uses talc. What else is he capable of...?

DonDrapersAltrEgoBigglesDraper Fri 17-May-13 08:30:38

This really isn't about chocolate buttons and talc, is it?

purrpurr Fri 17-May-13 08:08:05

OP, I get what you're saying, and I'm not often very delicate about addressing issues with my DH - he's still cross about a comment I made on Sunday re: him not cleaning his teeth for 24 hours after eating a takeaway curry and then trying to kiss my face, but I had to say something.

Re the talc, is there no way you could buy him masculine-scented talc and hide the baby stuff? Like Woodspice M&S talc? Might be too far the other way into OAP smells but...

mirai Fri 17-May-13 07:58:11

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pictish Thu 16-May-13 23:38:00

I think OP finds it annoying that he eats MIlky Bar buttons all the time. As would I. The smell would irritate the bejesus out of comes the Milky Bar Kid!

Don't know quite why, as I'm not the sweetie police...but it's somehow pathetic.

QuertyQueen Thu 16-May-13 23:34:04

He sounds MOST unattractive.

Skinnywhippet Thu 16-May-13 22:00:08

What is wrong with talc?! I don't use it often, but sometimes put it on my 'legpits' to stop them getting itchy!

unapologetic Thu 16-May-13 20:50:39

Well I like a manly man and I can't think of anything worse than a partner smelling like you describe! It sounds revolting. Why is he acting like a baby? Some smells really put me off but it can be a sign that you don't like a person when you start associating a certain smell with them and it turns your stomach.

MrsWolowitz Thu 16-May-13 19:54:49

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RubyOnRails Thu 16-May-13 19:52:06

I'm boaking at the thought of being with a man who uses talc...even the word makes me heave. TALC.

ratspeaker Thu 16-May-13 19:49:39

Have you told him before that you dislike the smell of the talc and the buttons?

He was obviously offended by your comment.
Could you make amends by buying him a present,maybe some different smelling talc, body spray and mouthwash.

AuntieEggy Thu 16-May-13 19:06:16

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Lovingfreedom Thu 16-May-13 18:55:56

Does he have a baby know like they always used to show on Eurotrash and that kind of thing? Big grown up banker or accountant likes to wear nappies at the weekend. Talc my bum bum mummy.

southbank Thu 16-May-13 18:50:55

A grown man that smells like a toddler!hilarious and so attractive!
The combination of milky buttons and talc is so odd for a grown man.

nenevomito Thu 16-May-13 18:43:39

If he's being an arse as you called him stinky breath, he needs to get over himself a bit!

Lovingfreedom Thu 16-May-13 18:42:51

If you called me 'stink breath' you would be dumped though.

Lovingfreedom Thu 16-May-13 18:41:04

Talc even...bloody spell checker ruining my jokes!

Lovingfreedom Thu 16-May-13 18:40:26

Talk has no place in a 21st century bathroom, unless its for easing on latex clothing

cinnamonsugar Thu 16-May-13 18:29:37

dopeysheep No, it's not really excusable. Many people don't ever resort to name calling and when dealing with far more serious issues. OP hasn't said what she previously said either or how she tried to tackle it. Maybe it's understandable that her partner didn't respond to it because of how it was put, hmm?

I do think cogito may be onto something though and wonder if there are other issues. It's not a good sign to be repulsed by the smell of your partner.

BigBlockSingsong Thu 16-May-13 17:27:29

I have to admit I chortled a bit,

I think we've all kissed our partners whilst maybe they've eaten something not so nice, tea breath isn't so nice but I'm guilty of it too.

Thurlow Thu 16-May-13 17:25:47


OK, on the odd occasion DP or I might have made a joke about one of us smelling after, say, eating mackerel or going to the gym. It's always light-hearted and said jokingly.

But it sounds like the way you said it wasn't a joke. The smell might bother you, but that wasn't the way to deal with it.

dopeysheep Thu 16-May-13 17:18:10

She said she has told him it boyhers her and he did nothing.
So maybe she was upset that he ignored her and resorted to name calling. It's understandable.
Why does he constantly eat milky buttons? Can't be good for his teeth.

A1980 Thu 16-May-13 17:07:00

If my partner refused to kiss me and stink.breath he would be in the

That was really mean.

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