I was recently in a situation that I will never forget. I had been seeing my girlfriend for a few months and we had grown very close. One evening, we were spending some time together and she had mentioned to me that she was feeling a bit self-conscious about her body odour.
She wasn’t sure what was causing it, but she was embarrassed and didn’t want to be around me while she was smelling like this.
I tried to reassure her and tell her that she didn’t need to worry. I told her that I could barely smell anything and even if I did, it wasn’t a big deal. But, she was still feeling very insecure about it.
I started to think of ways to help her feel better. I remembered that I had a bottle of air freshener in my car, so I thought I could spray some on her armpits to help mask the smell.
I knew it was a bit of a weird idea, but I thought it was worth a shot.
I asked her if she was OK with it, and she said “sure”. I sprayed the air freshener on her armpits and it seemed to help a bit. She said she felt a little better and thanked me for being so understanding.
I was really glad that I was able to help her, but at the same time, I felt a bit embarrassed. I mean, it’s not exactly normal behaviour, to spray air freshener on someone’s armpits. I thought it was a bit too weird and wondered if it was really the right thing to do.
But, in the end, I’m glad I did it. My girlfriend was really embarrassed and uncomfortable before, but afterwards she seemed much more relaxed and confident. She even thanked me for being so understanding and for helping her out.
I think this situation taught me a lot about how important it is to be understanding and supportive of your partner, even in the weirdest of situations. Sometimes, you just have to do what you can to make them feel better, even if it means doing something a bit strange.