While her husband was away, a woman decided to deep clean her bedroom. When she bent down to clean under the bed, she saw a pink bra with black lace that wasn't hers.
A hundred questions popped into her mind after seeing the undergarment. Foremost was the suspicion that her husband was cheating on her.
However, the truth was something she could have never imagined. She opened up about her feelings on Reddit and asked others for advice.
She decided to deep-clean her bedroom while her husband was away. | Source: Unsplash
Redditor StoutPencil was married to her husband for two years when she suspected he was cheating on her. She had known him for six years and was sure he would never choose another woman over her.
However, her opinion changed after witnessing something strange while deep-cleaning her bedroom. Her husband was out of town because of work that day.
There were a few cardboard boxes under the bed and when she placed the vacuum cleaner underneath it after removing the boxes, she felt a small object obstructing her path.
She bent down and peeked under the bed and saw a pink bra with black lace. It was not her size or style, and she was sure it didn't belong to her.
She found a bra from under her bed. | Source: Pexels
Thinking about her husband getting intimate with another woman sent a shiver down her spine.
She also mentioned that they didn't have any children, so it wasn't possible that the bra belonged to a daughter or son's girlfriend.
Terrified, she held the bra in her hands and wondered who it belonged to. The thought of her husband cheating on her with another woman scared her. On the other hand, she trusted her husband and believed he would never cheat on her.
However, their daily schedules made her think otherwise. She would leave early in the morning every day, leaving her husband alone at home until he left for work. That was the only time he could possibly cheat on her.
She felt terrible thinking her husband had cheated on her. | Source: Pexels
Thinking about her husband getting intimate with another woman sent a shiver down her spine. She didn't want to doubt his fidelity, but she couldn't help it.
After thinking for a while, she decided not to say anything to her husband until he returned home. She wanted to confront him in person but didn't know how to start the conversation.
Confused, she penned down a detailed post on Reddit, requesting other users to help her decide how to confront her husband.
She left for work early, leaving her husband at home. | Source: Unsplash
"Put it on the kitchen table and watch his face when he sees it. Don't say anything about it or move it," Redditor meanjeanmachine suggested and asked the woman to note her husband's expressions and let him speak first.
After some time, the woman wrote another post to update other Redditors about her situation. She revealed that she confronted her husband when he returned home.
After telling him she wanted to talk to him about something important, they sat down. She pulled the bra from behind her back and threw it on the center table.
"What is this?" she asked while looking into his eyes and his eyes widened as he looked at the undergarment, his cheeks flushing pink. She could see he was embarrassed.
She wrote a Reddit post to ask other users for advice. | Source: Unsplash
However, he didn't say a word to explain what was going on. This irritated the woman even more, so she yelled at him and broke into tears asking him why he cheated on her.
"He said the bra was his. He said that he likes to wear it sometimes, and it must have ended up under the bed, and he forgot to hide it," the woman revealed.
In her disbelief, she accused her husband of making excuses and he just sat quietly, waiting for her to stop crying so he could take her to the spare bedroom to prove he wasn't lying.
When the woman went with him inside the bedroom, he pulled out a suitcase from the closet. She was shocked when she saw what was inside it.
She confronted her husband after he returned home. | Source: Unsplash
"Inside the suitcase was all of his cross-dressing stuff; bras, underwear, stockings, dresses, etc.," the woman stated. He explained that he loved cross-dressing and had been doing it for years.
He hid it from her because he suspected she would freak out and leave him. The man also promised he would throw everything away soon.
The woman was confused and didn't know what to say. She asked him to sleep in the other room that night because she didn't feel comfortable sharing the bedroom with him.
She thought about the incident the entire night and concluded his habit was harmless and he wasn't cheating on her, so she decided to let it go.
She asked her husband to sleep in the other room. | Source: Unsplash
The following day, she apologized to him for accusing him of cheating. She also told him he could continue cross-dressing and didn't need to throw his clothes away.
The woman confessed she felt terrible for doubting his loyalty. She also thanked other Redditors for giving her advice.
TheSavageBallet pointed out that cross-dressing for men was much more common now than in the past. She felt happy to know that women don't think that a cheating husband is better than those who like to wear feminine clothes.
The woman apologized to her husband and accepted his cross-dressing. | Source: Unsplash
"I agree. I would rather have my man cross-dressing over being unfaithful," Redditor hildse replied, praising OP (Original Poster) for supporting her husband.
Most Redditors were happy for OP after knowing that her husband was not cheating on her. They also lauded her for apologizing to him.
Most Redditors praised OP for supporting her husband. | Source: Unsplash
Questions to Ponder:
How would you react if you found out your partner loved cross-dressing?
After the woman discovered her husband was not cheating on her, she felt relieved. She accepted his preferences and asked him not to throw his things away, encouraging him to embrace the lifestyle. Would you react the same way if you were OP?
Do you think if this incident had occurred 20 years ago, the woman's reaction would have been different?
Do you think the woman accepted her husband's preference because society today has taught her to be tolerant? Had this incident occurred to a woman twenty years ago, do you think she would have reacted the same way as OP? How do you think the woman would react? Do you think society plays a part in shaping our opinions?
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