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09 Mar 2007

How do I tell her?
I really have a problem and am stuck with this one, I met a really incredible woman who's blown me away completely, we really enjoy each other's company and have a fantastic time together but I LUV kissing and sometimes her breath isn't the greatest, she doesn't smoke but bad breath just puts me off and I so want to kiss her. So what do I do, I don't want to hurt her feelings or insult her?
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gay, lesbian and bisexual expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi P. and thanks for posting here.

At issue here is how to be brutally honest with a partner - always a tricky subject. Which depends on the developmental stage of the relationship - generally, the more developed the relationship, the more up-front you can be.

Keep some mints handy, make a point of brushing your teeth before you play - and encourage her to do the same by having a new toothbrush available for her. Most people with bad breath (halitosis) suspect that they have bad breath. When you get to a point of commitment in your relationship make a point of being more honest, and by then she'll be less likely to feel offended. Tell her quite frankly that you're into kissing and that majorly fresh breath is essential - and suggest she see a dentist.
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