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I Am Not Fond of Being Referred to As Miss Or Ms Or Mrs

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    Miss Please and Dont Ma'am Me!!

    Like I said in a comment I prefer Miss. Ms implies that my marital status is a cause of sensitivity. Mrs = Old. And Ma'am really gets up my nostrils - its a pet peeve thing but I know its derived from madam and that makes me think of someone who runs a brothel (without the e lol...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    I Know, I Know

    How whiney does this appear? I know that it is manners and when addressing people on the phone I do it myself as it is expected, but it is a personal thing to me.  I just do not like being addressed as Ms or Miss H*** and indeed I still get referred to as Mrs even though...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    At the Dmv

    I think my first real experience that I remember NOT liking being called "MRS" was when I was getting my lisence changed after getting married to my husband. The lady at the DMV says to me "So do you like being called "Mrs. *(my last name here)*" and...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2009

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    Makes Me Feel Old

    I think my first experience with the dreaded ma'am was about 4 or 5 years ago. I have always looked younger than my actual age. This really only caused problems up until recently. I seemed to have done all my aging in the last 2 years, but I digress. I ...
    WolfSong WolfSong 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Society's Double Standard (Ms is ok for now)

    Men in this culture do not need to disclouse marital status. Women tend to change their last name and explain their marital status through their title.  I kept my last name when I got married and I kept my last name. I always used the title Ms.(soon to be Dr). To me it...
    lizzette123 lizzette123 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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