Hello, Art of Manliness community! I come before you today with a question - what does one use to smell manly? I ask because I am anosmic - I have no sense of smell that I'm aware of. As a result,…Continue
"If I were you, I would focus on not smelling at all - good or bad, rather than smelling "good" and not being able to enjoy it myself. I don't wear perfume for my husband; I wear it for myself.
If I couldn't smell, I'd put a…"
"Two scents to avoid (IMO): 1) Axe, and 2) any kind of musk.
Axe is all over the damned place, and in the 20-something set. Never heard a woman say she liked it.
Musk - got to question the wisdom of showering, putting on deodorant, then making…"
"I've been using Lever 2000 Original Scent soap for about 20 years. I get frequent compliments on smelling good. I NEVER use scented deodorant. That's disgusting. They all smell terrible and who wants to smell like…"
"Simple, not costly but ladies I know like it and barbers stock it - Pinaud Clubman. There's a more upscale version called Clubman Reserve. Not a lot of stores carry it, but I've seen it at CVS and Walgreen's, and for sale from…"
"A good trick - it's hard to go wrong with this - pick a good cologne or aftershave (better yet, let a lady pick it for you). Then, use it on a cotton swab to clean your ears. It's virtually impossible to put on too much, because a cotton…"
"Especially for you: as little as possible. It's OK to have a little whiff of musk, but overpowering is bad even if it's a good smell.
So: wash well with unscented soap, wash all the shampoo out, brush the teeth &c.,…"
"I wonder if you could discuss it with her without her feeling she was being put in a spot. She may have a medical condition which makes sex painful for instance. What is the relationship like otherwise? Is she attentive and pleasant to live…"
"It's electric. It was at about 125 and I just bumped it to 130. I don't want to go too high because I've got children, including a handicapped child, in the house.
Problem isn't that the water is too cool…"
"There's so many ways to confront this before considering the last resort. Communicating with your wife in a way that is not complaining or attacking her in her lack of intimacy would be the first step. The goal would be finding out…"
"Valuing sex more than valuing the person you're having, or not having, it with... no wonder she isn't interested. How lonely for the both of you. Make love the priority and you may get some place less lonely."
How long would you last in a marriage with a wife who always said no? And by no I think you KNOW what I'm talking about. With me it has been years of once every three months to nothing at all. I have to find the courage to finally do something about it. Like contacting a lawyer.See More