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My Husband Shaved His Face And I’m Kind Of In Shock

Ryan, Kaitlyn and I went to Target after dinner to pick up a few things, and when we got back, Chris came out of the house with his hands over his face. Ryan asked him what was wrong.

Apparently, when a man exposes the skin of his face to air for the first time in TWENTY ONE YEARS, it hurts.  He’s been wearing some kind of facial hair since 1990. In the winter, he wears a full beard:

And then for summer, he shaves it down to a goatee:


TWENTY ONE YEARS, people. That’s how long it’s been since I’ve seen my husband’s bare lip and chin. He looks like a different person! It’s going to take some getting used to. See for yourself:


Elizabeth (1821 Posts)

I'm Elizabeth, a 40-something Michigan wife and mother of three. I created Table for Five in 2005 as a way to connect with other Moms, and I've been blogging ever since. Please click the About tab at the top of the page to read more about me and my family! email:

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