I Believe Good Manners Is Not Old Fashioned

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    Joelynch1996 Joelynch1996
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2015


    I was taught that showing manners where to also to show respect to your guest and to the elderly
    sdg4153 sdg4153
    56-60, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    Good manners should be a self-evidence

    for everybody. It´s a pity that they are not self-evidence for everybody in today´s time.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015
    babygirl1997m babygirl1997m
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    If having good manners is considered old

    fashioned, then I must be some sort of relic :P I don't care if it is in style or not, I will always be polite.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    Maintaining Good Manners Does Not Mean Having Antiquated Thoughts.

    When your practicing good manners, you are respecting people for who and what they are. Your giving room for others to share in the world as you enjoy being in your world. You are not judging a person for their expression or being submissive to their stature, desires or age. You...
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire
    61-65, T
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2013

    Opening doors, pulling chairs out

    for ladies, addressing superiors with deference. It is all just second nature to me.
    Steelquill Steelquill
    26-30, M
    Jan 28, 2016

    I Was Taught To Be A Gentleman

    I was always taught to be a gentleman when I was growing up, say yes maam and no maam, open doors for ladies, and always pay for a date even though there wasn't a potential "spark". It's just the right thing to do. Half the problem with kids nowdays is that their parents never...
    1962michael 1962michael
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2010

    These are life skills people!

    It's a sad state when we can't even say "thank you" for the simplest acts of kindness.
    lovehonestly lovehonestly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    My wife did and still does a lot of training

    with the kids regarding manners and etiquette and we make sure to never let them get away with bad manners.
    forevergeek forevergeek
    31-35, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    Ma'am. Sir. Thank you.

    No thank you. Good day. Why do we not hear more kids saying this nowadays?
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2015
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