(Closed) Is this gross?

posted 8 years ago in Married Life
Post # 3
573 posts
Busy bee

OMG!! I yell at my Boyfriend or Best Friend all the time for using my towel. It is so frustrating!

Post # 4
11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

lol Fiance tried to pull that with me too. I told him hell no. He gave me the same argument but I wasn’t buying it. I believe guys are inherently dirtier than girls, even when they’re clean. I want to be squeeky clean when I get out of the shower and not have boy germs on me 🙂

Post # 5
2859 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden

We use the same towel sometimes. We’re both squeaky clean when we use it, so why not?

Post # 6
6598 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I see no issue with it – you are both clean when using it! 

I wouldn’t want to share all the time because then the towel would always be wet! But I don’t see a problem every now and then!

Post # 7
2821 posts
Sugar bee

We use the same towel sometimes.  It’s after we shower so I figure we’re pretty clean then. 

Post # 8
2475 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

IMO it is.  But I’m a bit of a germophobe.

Post # 9
96 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Sometimes when we put the same color towels up by accident, we use each others towels without knowing it.. but who cares.. he can have all my germs lol and I don’t mind any of his.

Post # 10
3176 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I think its gross, but I also won’t use the same towel twice for myself which drives FH (and some of ya’ll from other posts I’ve seen) CRAZY! I know I’m clean when I use it but I want a clean towel every time!

Post # 11
7975 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

ummm… this may be Too Much Information, but I have seen J dry his bum on his towel (he gets pretty darn personal!) and there is NO WAY I’m going to dry my body or hair with a towel he’s used, hahaa…

Post # 12
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

we use the same towel pretty often.  I’ve never even thought twice about it.  there are a lot grosser things that we do, (i.e. using each other’s toothbrush), so the towel use is really not even the tip of the ice burg for me.

Post # 13
2821 posts
Sugar bee

Haha, I think if my hub was like realllly getting personal with the towel it’d be gross but he just pats himself dry or wraps it around his waist.

But I’m also a big believer in the hygeine hypothesis, so a little dirt definately doesn’t hurt IMO

Post # 15
2790 posts
Sugar bee

We usually keep 3 towels hanging up that we both use. I have no problem sharing with him and don’t feel an cleaner or dirtier either way. But we share EVERYTHING!! I am not a germophobe at all so that would never bother me.

Post # 16
937 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m with daydreamwanderer as well. It would gross me out and besides, we have an entire linen closet full of fresh clean towels – there’s really no need to share.

If he ever tried to use my toothbrush, it would be an absolute dealbreaker. Just thinking about it makes me nauseous.

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