What happens when hickeys “attack?”
“I was making out with the guy who would become my boyfriend, and he left some pretty sizable hickeys on my neck. They were located on either side of my windpipe…basically it looked like someone had tried to strangle me.
I went into work the next day at a job where we wore a uniform. I tried to cover the love bites, but it didn’t really work. I was just going about my business when my manager pulled me aside, seeming concerned.
‘Are you okay?’ she asked. I told her I was. ‘No…no I mean are you OKAY?’ she pressed. I didn’t know what she was talking about. She kept asking me if I was alright until I realized what she driving at.
‘Oh. Oh my god. They’re hickeys!’ I explained. She looked relieved. My manager thought someone had attacked me and tried to strangle me, bruising my neck.
Fortunately the real reason I got those marks was much more fun! (And far less scary.)”
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