Is not showering before dates a deal breaker?

A new, potential boyfriend has a worrisome habit of not showering before dates. Is this relationship doomed before it starts? Not necessarily, Carolyn Hax notes.



March 1, 2023 - 1:56 PM

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Adapted from an online discussion.

Hi Carolyn: I’m dating someone I really like, a potential boyfriend, but he has come to a few dates without showering, and if this continues, I’m wondering how best to tell him?

— Uncomfortable

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