I Miss Good Table Manners

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    Good Dating Test

    I am definitely a woman who is comfortable in different types of social situations, from fine dining down to beach bars. Let me tell you, ladies, in case you haven't discovered this yourselves: not all men know how to be presentable in public, especially when dining is involved...
    PrincessAstrid PrincessAstrid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2011

    Like All Manners

    no one takes the time to teach or learn it is a throw away world now days
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jan 23, 2012


    I went to a very anal retentive boarding school where most of my warped ideas on life are based...but i really miss table manners...i can still remember the first day i sat at the table on my first day at boarding school (i was 6)...we had to say grace before we touched anything...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 18, 2010

    Practice And Practice More

    I was raised in a family that always ate all our meals together and we had lessons on how to use our cutlery and glasses and manners. My parents taught us the european method of holding our knife and fork during dinner. I remember having to practice again and again. Every Sunday...
    blonde10 blonde10
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2011

    Where Did They Go?

    The other night I was invited over for dinner at a friends house and I will never forget it.Dinner wasnt ready yet so we went up to her room and talked about the usual girl stuff. Finally dinner was ready and I was starving.We get to the table and it's not set! In my head I was...
    emmie92 emmie92
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2012

    Please Close Your Mouth When You Chew

    - close your mouth when chewing and don't laugh or talk with food in your mouth. - ask politely for someone to pass you the potatoes- do NOT rise halfway up out of your seat to reach over the table. - do NOT blow your nose at the table, please! - don't spit food you don't like...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jul 14, 2010
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