Ask For Advice
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Non-smoker kissing a smoker?

  1. #1
    CheerfulSprocket
    Member CheerfulSprocket's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    48
    Gender
    Female

    Non-smoker kissing a smoker?

    Shocking news: I may actually, just possibly, be facing the prospect of some serious make-out action soon!! Quick look outside your window - are pigs flying by?!

    But the catch, and of course there is one, is that he's a smoker. As a life-long non-smoker, I am worried that I will find it hugely disgusting and it may show on my face. Should I chew Altoids and hope for the best, or ask him to chew Altoids? Is that insulting? He knows I don't care for smoking and he's trying to quit, but....still a pack a day. Any advice?


    Spro

  2. #2
    randiandriien
    Member randiandriien's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Hattiesburg, MS
    Age
    32
    Posts
    326
    Gender
    Female
    I'd tell him to cut the smokes out for a little while before the makeout session! I'm a nonsmoker too and my ex was a major smoker. EWWW! Mints doesn't cover it...you can smell it in their breath a lot deeper than just mints. If he smokes even a few hours before I would be having him gargle mouthwash!

  3. #3
    itsallgrand
    Platinum Member itsallgrand's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    13,971
    Thanked
    1092
    I think that's a fair concern. I used to smoke lots like that too, and was kissing a non-smoker. I can imagine it could be gross: hey, it can even get to be gross for the smoker sometimes.

    If he is considerate of this stuff, he may take care of it with no talk (brush his teeth, be minty-fresh when he sees ya').

    If he doesn't, I think it'd be perfectly ok to bring it up in a lighthearted way. Give him a little present of mints etc. lol.

    Chances are, he'll be so eager to kiss ya that he'll do most anything you ask with a smile.

    good luck and happy times ahead!

  4. #4
    Scotcha
    Silver Member Scotcha's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    New York
    Age
    33
    Posts
    841
    Gender
    Female
    I won't date a smoker. But as someone who quit I think it's perfectly fair to ask that he brush and chew some mints. And if this is going to be the first kiss I'd hope he'd do so anyway. (hell, even non-smokers freshen up!)

  5. #5
    CheerfulSprocket
    Member CheerfulSprocket's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    48
    Gender
    Female
    Thanks for the info! He's a nice guy so I think he would likely be careful to take care of all that prior, but just in case I can't wait, I just wanted to be prepared. heehee.

    Scotcha - just curious, would smoking be a deal-breaker in an otherwise great relationship? I think about this sometimes as smoking is such a turn-off for me, but maybe I could get used to it? I've never had experience with a smoker (none of my friends smoke either).

    Spro

  6. #6
    PittItaliano
    Bronze Member PittItaliano's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Age
    28
    Posts
    220
    Gender
    Female
    My boyfriend is a smoker, and I find smoking totally disgusting.

    As a compromise my boyfriend keeps mouthwash in the car. It doesn't take everything away, but he doesn't smoke around me ever so I guess I can't complain too much.

    The truth is no matter what he does you can still kinda smell/taste it. Although, no matter what people say it is NOT like kissing an ashtray or anything.

  7. #7
    Hannahleh
    Member Hannahleh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Montana
    Age
    25
    Posts
    110
    Gender
    Female
    I had an ex who was a smoker, and not just a casual one... smoked like crazy. He had the nerve to kiss me for the first time right after he had a cigarette! I dunno, it was a little insulting for some reason that he couldn't pop a breathmint or wait an hour until it wasn't so strong...

    My current boyfriend used to smoke a lot, so I expected something similar... but nope, perfect breath, perfect kiss... he told me later that he almost quit completely because he thought he'd have a better chance with me. ^.^ Sexiest. Thing. Ever.

    So pretty much, it's just good etiquitte to freshen up, even if you don't smoke. I'm sure he'll think of it in advance, if not the first kiss the next one. It probably won't be as bad as you think as long as he hadn't just finished a ciggy.

  8. #8
    CheerfulSprocket
    Member CheerfulSprocket's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    48
    Gender
    Female
    Thanks for all the good vibes!! I am relieved to hear that it won't be as bad as I'm possibly thinking, but just in case, I'll have a tin of Altoids with me.

  9. #9
    greyskylullaby
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    21
    well i had a boyfriend who was an absolute chain smoker and making out with him didn't personally bother me at all, to me the taste was definitely there, but it wasn't bad in my opinion..one thing though is sine my dad was a chain smoker and everytime i was around him i smelled smoke on him, kissing a bf who smoked reminded me of my dad.......that was just WEIRD... lol, it's kind of hard to get into the moment then

  10. #10
    NKP
    Silver Member NKP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Age
    26
    Posts
    1,298
    Gender
    Female
    Yeah i think it taste gross, but some peopl dont mind it, it didnt bother me, but alot of people hate it and wont put up with it

  11.  

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Top Threads
Partner says they won't miss you while on trip, how bad is that?
My wife is currently on a cruise with her mom. They are spending time together as they don't get to much and my mother in law has cancer. So this is
How to get my gf to stop asking such useless "why" questions and just let me be
Hoping some can offer insight into my current issue within my relationship. Gf and I been dating for 3 1/2 years, both in our late 20's. She's
Boyfriend says I'm too clingy.
So I was trying to organise plans with my boyfriend and I sent him a text. Instead 2 hours later I received no reply, yet he had obviously been on
Is he right or am I wrong for wanting to spend more time with him?
Me and my partner have been together for a year and a half now. I love him to pieces and I really do see a future with him. He has told me too that
my bf won't stop accusing me of cheating on him and i didn't do it.
I've been with the love of my life for almost 2 years. this past summer i got a new job that was really demanding and required me to do a lot of work
Obsessed With Girlfriend
Hello all, so me and my girlfriend have been together for almost 4 years, the first 3 was all long distance and we rarely got to see each other. The
Dumped out of the blue 8 1/2 year relationship...
Not sure whether I'm posting this more as a cry for help, or a way of me venting... But anyway, I met my ex girlfriend when we both went to college

Featured Threads
He took my sisters virginity!
Well.. Here goes nothing. I don't have anyone to talk to and hoping to get some insight. My mind is confused and my heart is completely
Dating after working in the sex industry
Hey all, I'm coming out of a difficult time in my life where i worked as a sex worker. I just wanted some opinions on how to handle this when I begin
My boyfriend hangs out one on one with his ex am I right to feel uncomfortable?
Hi everyone, I posted here before about how my boyfriend and his ex are close friends. Long story short, they date for two years, realised they were
What does this mean?
I'm a 24 year old man and I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend for 5 years. But I'm feeling like this relationship is built on blind trust
Is this just "The 21st Century Woman?"
For the past 5 years, every woman I've dated (ages 25-32 we'll say) has had to stress to me immediately, before anything gets going, that they are
Venting I guess... I miss having sex.
So... I don't know if there is any real advice that can be given here. But I'm sure people here can at least relate and maybe share their
My boyfriend curses at me but says he's joking?
Hi everyone, My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 8 months and while everything has been great so far except that he curses at me but says
Ask For Advice

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •