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Husband and boyfriendisms

Post 1

Mrs Zen

"Oh, ooh, ooh" he said "you look thinner but your breasts are still the same size - that's AWESOME"

I'm not entirely sure about that as a compliment ...


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Post 2

Vip

That's just the sort of thing that Mr Vip would say (if I ever lost any weight, of course). Men, eh? smiley - love


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Post 3

Agapanthus

It's a compliment. You can't expect him to be pleased if his favourite chest becomes a casualty of health, now, can you?

(S is paranoid I'll lose bottomage as I slim. He's very unkeen on the idea of small bottoms).


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Post 4

Titania (gone for lunch)

Definitely a compliment! A former colleague of mine was trying to lose weight but panicked when she discovered she lost weight in the wrong parts of her body (her boobs, who weren't very prominent to begin with, even).


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Post 5

Mrs Zen

Well, it amused me enough to post it here. smiley - smiley (I suspect it has more to do with the cantileverage in my new bra, but there you go).

I'm curious to know what other Compliment FAILs or Compliment Ho Hums that other researchers' favorite members of the male sex have let rip with.


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Post 6

Agapanthus

S, on viewing my hips and thighs, 'oh, look, they've got silvery lines all over - how pretty!'

A previous boyfriend, 'well, I wouldn't want you to be REALLY good-looking, or other men would notice you.'


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Post 7

Mrs Zen

Awesome, both of them.

Bless....


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Post 8

Santragenius V

Actually loved your use of "cantileverage" given that I have seen this definition of cantilever: "projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only" ... smiley - tongueincheek


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Post 9

Mrs Zen

smiley - biggrin


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Post 10

Z

smiley - lurk


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Post 11

Montana Redhead (now with letters)

I've had some doozies, but most of them don't have anything to do with my body. And most of them were spectacular fails.


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Post 12

Mrs Zen

Oh, go on, MR, share. It'll be cathartic. smiley - smiley


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Post 13

Montana Redhead (now with letters)

Oh, okay.

One ex: "My cousin really didn't like living there. Heck, I wouldn't like living there. There were lots of hippies there. You'd have loved it." Huge fail, there. Not surprisingly, we broke up not long after that.


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Post 14

Pinniped


I wouldn't dare comment on the Weddell's physique.

The bravest I ever got was "Throwing crockery doesn't turn me on, you know", but it failed to save the rest of the dinner service.


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Post 15

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

(smiley - laugh)

Last husband: "Why don't you wear skirts?"

My reply: "Because I hate my legs"



smiley - huh (I was expecting a compliment about my *cough* lovely legs. But as one wasn't forthcoming, it was obvious to me that he didn't like my legs either.) I know they're not my best feature, which is why I flash my chest a lot. So why ask why I don't wear a skirt? Men. Pah.


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Post 16

You can call me TC

I couldn't take the compliment seriously that I had "pretty hands" - my nails are always broken and my cuticles generally in a terrible state. So, in my opinion, even objectively, that couldn't have been a sincere compliment.

We women are so self-deprecating.


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Post 17

Ancient Brit

Surely the greatest compliment a boyfriend can pay to his girlfriend is to become her husband.


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Post 18

Hypatia

F to me after we'd been married many years and I'd started expanding -- "Don't worry about it. I like your fat ass." Another time, early in the marriage and after mentioning that my right breast is larger than the left one, he commented "You do a good job of not walking lopsided."


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Post 19

Titania (gone for lunch)

Lopsided!smiley - rofl


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Post 20

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

I hope you know there's book material here, Mrs Zensmiley - winkeye


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