I Don't Like Being Called By Pet Names

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Seriously... Baby this,

    cutie that, it's like come on. I'm not some chick sat in the corner of a party desperate for any attention I can get.. Mainly because I have a high sense of self pride.. I hate pet names... Hence why I usually block (in the online world) or just plain ignore (in real life...
    MissLorii MissLorii
    18-21, F
    May 29, 2014

    I cannot stand it! "Hun,

    babe, baby, sweetie" it makes me feel vulnerable, weak, and stupid.
    HannahB15 HannahB15
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2015

    I Think It's Kinda Creepy...

    when strangers, especially old men, call me "sweetheart," "Babe," "Honey," or any other names like that. I believe those words should be reserved for only those who truly care about me, and who I care about as well. I have a name and a couple nicknames. That gives you at least...
    KaBe22 KaBe22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2010

    if a person is important to me they can call me

    anything. but if I'm not close to them it makes me want to punch them in the throat!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    I think there is a time

    and a place. In my profession, I encounter men all the time who refer to me as the "lady doctor". They also call me sweetie or love. No, I am your doctor. Some people are still rooted in the past I suppose. At first I found it extremely disheartening, rude and almost a slap...
    DocMcSizzle DocMcSizzle
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015
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