Dont call me baby

Discussion in 'Relationships, Discrimination, and Jealousy' started by B_New End, Jul 7, 2008.

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Dont call me baby?

  1. I hate baby and honey and pet names

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    13.3%
  2. I hate baby and babe and honey

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    9.3%
  3. I hate pet names (ooh ooh I wuv my schmoopie! gag!)

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  4. I love babe and baby and honey

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  5. I love babe and baby and honey and pet names

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    30.7%
  6. who cares?

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    32.0%
  1. B_New End

    B_New End New Member

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    I hate, hate hate hate being called baby or babe or honey. to me they seem so dismissive and impersonal. It seems when a girl calls me babe or honey, she isn't really listening, and quite honestly, isn't even aware I exist as anybody unique.

    I like pet names though... unique pet names, allthough I do not feel they are an important part of a relationship, and by that, I mean, I don't think they are necessary to express love.

    Anybody else have this pet peeve?
     
  2. Tickled Pink

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    I am afraid it is just a habit with me darlin'!

    Comes in handy when you can't remember someones name too! lol :veryhappy:
     
  3. D_Bob_Crotchitch

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    In the south, and in parts of Texas, it's a term of endearment. You'll see great big men call each other babe. You'll see a lot of black men call each other baby. It's just a verbal touch of love.

    Hey baby! It's the Big Bopper.
     
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    Yeah, being from Texas (and the south in general) I use the term babe and hun probably a million times a day.

    Also, I'm a waitress and using the term really works well with people.
    A way of showing a small affection to a complete stranger love.

    :rolleyes:
     
  5. D_Bob_Crotchitch

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    It's a tough climate in Texas. You better take care of each other. The summer heat alone can kill a body.
     
  6. B_New End

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    Hmm, maybe I should have been more specific... I don't mind being called these things by strangers or even friends... I just don't like my S.O. calling me babe.
     
  7. D_Bob_Crotchitch

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    Maybe she thinks of you as Paul Bunyon's blue ox.
     
  8. Jonathan2/11

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    I dont mind it I remember one of my middle school teachers use to use terms like that with us
     
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    So you prefer formallity from your partner. I find that I don't use my husbands pet name any more but still use terms of endearmont often. That is what babe and honey are.
     
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    I don't consider them terms of endearment, I consider them words of complacency.
     
  11. D_Bob_Crotchitch

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    It depends on how they are said. If they say baby just right, it'll get your crotch stirring. You would have had to have grown up in a different enviroment to understand. Darlin' is another term of endearment. So is love. You'll hear "hello love".
     
  12. B_Hung Jon

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    It depends on who's doing the calling. Any name is cool if I like the person doing it.
     
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    it really depends on who is calling me that and the reason behind it. Someone calling me baby, sexy, or some other terms without knowing me at all first irritates me. Generally, they are just looking to see if I will show them pics and if I want to share them I will post them to my gallery or let someone know I am interested in showing any shots (which currently aren't any)
     
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    Agreed New End...

    I like my S.O. to call me something a bit more personal.
     
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    No problem, my schnookum-wookums.
     
  16. D_Portelay Porquesword

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    The word babe is one I just don't find appealing. It is way over used, especially by people who you run into on web sites. "Hi babe, how are you?" I am not your damn babe.

    That is a relationship word.

    The other word I just detest is "bro". But that is off subject. :tongue:
     
  17. Mr. Snakey

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    I love all the pet names. They show love and affection.
     
  18. Ed69

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    I agree,there is nothing complacent about those terms.My wife only uses them with me so they mean something.A woman I don't know doing it however can get my hackles up!
     
  19. MASSIVEPKGO_CHUCK

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    How about sweetie puss? Just plain sweetie?
     
  20. javyn

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    No problems here. I have more important things to worry about.
     
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