While taking a shower this morning, I realized I was out of shave crème for my legs! Oh No! I had to use my husbands – something for sensitive skin with a very strong manly scent. Hoping I didn’t smell like a man all day, I used it anyway and then scrubbed it off really well! How many of you have ever done this? Have you ever noticed how women sometime improvise, only not in a good way. I have a friend who told me one time that she had not done laundry in so long she was down to wearing her husbands underwear! He must have a bigger stash than she does is all I could think.
In this day and age – does that date me? 🙂 Anyway, who would ever know? Girls are wearing men’s boxers all the time. They wear them as shorts and go to the store, out to eat, even to class if permitted while sporting them. No one would ever know they were your husbands or your boyfriends unless he was extraordinarily over-weight and you were super-thin. (Those were the days!) You would have to pin them to keep them from falling to the ground if that were the case. Now if it was the other way around, you’d be up the creek without a paddle and a pin wouldn’t suffice. Get that laundry done girl!
I have never gotten to that point and hope I never will. Shave crème is different though. At least I don’t have to use his manly smelling deodorant. I don’t even like using his toothpaste – I betcha thought I was going to say toothbrush! hahaha That too, though I have that one covered with lots of extras in the closet! He likes the kind of toothpaste with baking soda and I prefer the minty fresh flavor. That baking soda makes my teeth feel funny. 🙂
I have worn his socks with my boots and sometimes a t-shirt to sleep in because he is bigger than me and they are comfortable. We found one of his old t-shirts in storage last summer. He had it before I knew him and he wore a smaller size then. It was very vintage looking so I confiscated it and washed it, praying it wouldn’t fall apart. It survived and now I do wear it on occasion. We even found an old leather belt with his name monogrammed on it. I wear that too because he can’t and wouldn’t anyway. I thought it was neat. If you’re going to save all that stuff – and that is a looooong story about a storage unit that shouldn’t be – at least use it! I will touch on that story someday. Stay tuned!
Now, off to the store before I get caught – and I have a list:
- women’s shave crème
- women’s deodorant
- minty fresh toothpaste
- and maybe some new women’s underwear for good measure in case there’s no time for laundry! 😉
There are men things that women can get away with and some that shouldn’t be touched. Use some common sense please! Or ask someone if you’re not sure, otherwise you may get a funny look when you are out and about.
What did you say – what’s that smell? It’s just a new perfume I’m trying out. You like?
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