I Like It When People Use Endearments

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    I Do It and Love It In Return

    To me, it is a verbal hug and smile to someone I care for and want to reach out to when I use a term of endearment.  I have a wonderful memory for names and faces, so it is not due to the lack of memory skills. 
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    1 Response Oct 10, 2008


    Maybe it's because I'm southern, but I love when people use endearments. I call people "Sweetheart" and "Baby" a lot, myself, but sometimes I'll say "Honey", "Sweetie" and "Darling" too. I know some people take offense to it, but I think it's a sweet way of showing affection for...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jan 10, 2011

    It Makes Me Feel Warm

    However I hate it when guys call me babe or baby it sounds like they just want in my pants, they forgot my name it is like did you forget my name already? Or when people who are younger than me call me hun or honey.I don't particularly like when strangers call me sweetie,darling...
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    Feb 6, 2013

    Honey Bunny

    I hate to admit it.  If he calls me any of the following, even if I'm hating his guts or crying about something he did, it all melts away and I turn to mush. Honey Bunny Pork Chop / Chop Chop Heater McHeaterson Sugar ****- (sounds awful, but there's some history to it...
    Heathery Heathery
    31-35, F
    Jan 30, 2009

    It Just Makes Me Happy

    I love being called Sweetheart, Hon, Love, and all those others. It doesn't even matter who it came from, it just puts a smile on my face. So tell me, what is your favorite endearment term?
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    2 Responses May 28, 2011

    I always call people 'doll,

    ' 'dear,' 'sweetheart' etc., but those too personal I reserve for my boyfriend or my closest friends or family
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2014


    A girl I know use it quite often and another one couldn't stand the way that girl was doing it with all those endearments.  If she would see me on here ;) she wouldn't like me either cause I use it quite often.  I am just used to it + comfortable saying it.  I believe...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Jan 10, 2011

    French Endearments

    About every year, around Valentine's Day, our French teacher would pull out a list of common French endearments and, I have to admit, I love them. Things like "My cabbage" and "My doe" or "My other half."  I assigned different ones to my...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    4 Responses May 31, 2009
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