Went on a date.... I really like her.. BUT

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by powderfinger, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. powderfinger


    Feb 24, 2009
    I am not going to turn this into a woman slamming thread. I apologize for last time if it offended any of you lucky guys who have found the "perfect catch".

    So last night I went out. Smart girl. Attractive. Fit. Good personality. I had a great date with her. Problem? We got home to her house, and we kissed on the couch. Ok... her breath stunk so freakin' bad. It wasnt anything she ate, it was straight up halitosis.... I could barely kiss her. It made my physically ill. It was worse than garlic breath, beer breath, hell... it was worse than morning breath. It smelled rancid. When I met her, I got sort of a wiff of it, but I blew it off. But yeah... what do I do? I dont wanna stop seeing her, but.... yeah...
  2. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Bring it up, you'll hate being with her if you don't
  3. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Give her gum. Continue on.
  4. Topspin

    Topspin What's my name again?

    Dec 15, 2010
    I played Tom Sawyer with a pick once. Shame on me.
    Offer her gum. Not QUITE as blunt as bringing it up outright.

    Edit- Aaaand sniped by Maki
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  6. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    I thought the follow up to your "But" was going to be "she's a juggalette." :D

    I dont have a solution for your particular problem, as halitosis (if thats what it was) seems to have a few different causes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halitosis

    Are you certain it was halitosis, and not some other cause? Maybe she ate something earlier in the day, before you date, that stuck with her? I know if I eat falafel (so delicious!) Im going to have rank breath all day, despite brushing and rinsing with mouthwash.
  7. powderfinger


    Feb 24, 2009
    Yes, its definitely halitotis.

    I knew a guy in high school, and also used to work with a guy, both of whom had halitotis. It's a very distinct smell. Ive smelled it on others. Doesnt come from foods, drinks, cigarettes, etc. It's naturally rancid.

    I suppose gum could work, but I dont want that kind of band-aid fix. Gum may not always be available, and Id hate to have to break out the Winterfresh when its time to make out lol
  8. she may be a crack head.
  9. MarthaSamira

    MarthaSamira Banned

    Apr 29, 2012
    If you like her stick with gum and mint candies until you feel comfortable to talk to her about it.

    The solution can be as simple as brushing the tongue once a day, or can be complicated and even be a health issue...
  10. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    schedule a "His & Her" dental visit for a cleaning!;)
  11. Well, I'd keep dating her and keep offering gum, but sooner or later, before I got in too deep, and after I had a chance to let her know how much I liked her, I'd have to broach the subject. If she likes you, she might put pride and butt-hurt aside and do something about it. If she gets an attitude, oh well, it was going to push you apart anyway.

    A good dentist can help with this if it is a medical condition.
  12. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Next time put something in her mouth right away so you don't have to kiss her.
  13. sounds like a case of an acid problem. Obviously if it wasn't anything she ate, than it must've been related to her metabolism. She's fit tho, so don't know what corner that turned. I cleared up stomach acid issues and slimmed down a bit by eating slightly more acidic foods (acidic fruits/vegetables) and even adding lemon juice to water on a regular basis (which since I have one of those 40 ounce nalgene bottles is easy enough). It'll basically curb appetite and will stop the body from producing acid as a reaction to "hunger".
  14. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Ya ,stop kissing her on the mouth .
  15. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Whew tough one but....................I've been there! I told her exactly what you told us. That I really like her but that she should visit a dentist and have her teeth and gums cleaned. It's probably been a while for her. If she's taken aback and gets pissed off, let her. She'll get over it. I would rather someone tell me my breath stinks than to not say anything.
  16. matante


    Nov 3, 2003
    Los Angeles
    What would you want her to do if the situation was reversed?
  17. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
  18. hover


    Oct 4, 2008
    What if it's the same sitch? ;)
  19. Unprofessional


    Mar 5, 2012
    Like sands through the hourglass, so go the Days of Our Lives.
  20. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Whats her take on splitting the bill after a few dates?
  21. I was just thinking about that!