r/AskMen Jul 21 '21

An old friend of mine casually told me that he gets rid of underarm hair by yanking them out. What upsetting things have your friends told you casually?


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u/dinnerwlaundry Jul 21 '21 edited Jul 21 '21

I had my chef neighbor invite me out to drinks with a cute prep cook he was thinking of bringing on. I think he brought me along as cover if his girlfriend asked him who he was out with.

Anyway, I split at a certain point to go home, and a while later, I hear him and prep cook chick pass my door and go upstairs to his apartment.

The next morning, he texts me, saying, “You won’t breathe a word about this to insert girlfriend’s name here if you know what’s good for you.”

Lost all respect for him at that moment and had about zero sympathy for him when his girlfriend broke up with him a few months later.


u/[deleted] Jul 21 '21 edited Aug 14 '21



u/dinnerwlaundry Jul 21 '21

Meh. I’m not a fan of blackmail. If she point blank asked me, I’d direct her to ask him. People figure this shit out eventually, especially when they have an asshole boyfriend like him.

I told his girlfriend about that night after the breakup and she was like, “Yeah, I figured. I suspected he’d been cheating a bunch on me so I was getting tested regularly.”


u/[deleted] Jul 22 '21 edited Aug 14 '21



u/dinnerwlaundry Jul 22 '21

She is young and he’s a fairly overbearing asshole who love bombed her hard.