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FML - The follow-up

Today, I realised that my boyfriend gets a boner every time I cry. FML

Hollzbananza Say more :
To answer some of the questions... Firstly, it's not like I cry every day.. we have been together for almost 4 years so he's seen me cry quite a bit over time. It's easy to notice when he's sitting in front of me or hugging me to console me. And if we're all being honest, sometimes it's just obvious that someone has a boner. My initial reaction was to be shocked and angrily ask if he likes to see me in pain but it's kind of hilarious when I'm not actually upset and crying. I agree that I don
By Hollzbananza - / Saturday 11 July 2015 14:30 / Australia
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it's not that uncommon. my husband does, I've seen several Reddit threads about it too. general consensus seems to be guys like the vulnerability or they feel like protectors or they think it's cute. my husband thinks I'm adorable when I cry.

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Doesn't sound too far out there to have an unintended physical reaction to the testosterone release caused by protective feelings, especially in an intimate setting.

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it took a couple of years before I completely made the connection. Mainly because I don't cry a LOT, but over time (almost 4 years) it got a bit obvious. It generally happens when I'm crying because we're in a huge argument.

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Well, I can think of an explanation that is way less disturbing. Because getting an erection is also a response to stimuli, it could be that you cuddle him for comfort and he can't help but getting a physical reaction to that. I know I've been in situations where I had to comfort the girl who was in tears and noticed some growth. I then repositioned myself so she wouldn't notice it, because she might take it the wrong way. I am in no way getting aroused by crying, but pressing bodies against ea

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Guys don't control when they get boners, and it doesn't always correlate with wanting to have sex. Some things can consistently trigger a boner even if psychologically they don't attract him.

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Well, tell that to the crazy woman and the police officer who tackled me today while I was innocently walking. In a playground. Near a bunch of kids. Wiggling my bag of candy. Adjusting my mustache. Trying to locate my tinted van.

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