Ask Dr Angela: My boyfriend is turned on by body hair and doesn't want me to shave
"My boyfriend didn’t freak out when he saw all that, on the contrary, he wants me to keep all that hair and let it grow"
Dr Angela Brokmann
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Dear Angela:My boyfriend (28) lives and works in London, while I (29) live back home in Cork. He comes over once a month and he usually lets me know before he travels.
However, last weekend, I had no idea he was coming over when late at night he was knocking on my door. I was delighted to see him, but I wasn’t prepared.
Normally I’d shave my armpits and my pubic area, but I hadn’t done that for ages. I hadn’t even plucked the hair growing around my nipples.
My boyfriend didn’t freak out when he saw all that, on the contrary, he wants me to keep all that hair and let it grow. He insists it’s a huge turn-on for him. I’d love to try it, if it wasn’t so weird.
Answer: Body hair, including some hair around the nipples, is natural, and certainly not weird. Most women shave or wax, but going natural is perfectly fine as well.
It’s one of those things that are between you and your boyfriend. If your man would like you to keep your pubic hair and the hair around your nipples, that’s fine as long as you are comfortable with it.
So why not give it a try — bin the razor and let your body hair grow for a while and see how both you and your boyfriend feel about it.
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