I Think Older People Should Get Some Manners

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    A month ago I started living with my mother's

    60y/o friend. Mum and I have been helping her for the last 3yrs, since her husband died. He when he died, she was lost. Never paid a bill in her life, so u can get the picture. No children...so we were her only help. She lived trough 3 strokes-stress of suddenly having to do...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun
    36-40, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    Some Older people need some manners.

    I hate holding the door for them and they don't say thank you. They also think they can bump you without saying sorry. It be wrong of I push them or yell "you welcome"!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    18-21, F
    Nov 18, 2014

    Yes They Do

    old people have no manners what so ever . they cut people off in the parking lot .they just cut lines at the grocery store . they sit down the money on the cash register when you have your hand open for the money . they cut you off .  in general they need to relearn how to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 14, 2010

    Two Way Street

    I've heard from my parents as some of you probably heard it too to respect your elders. Well everyone needs to "But" also I think they should also be respectful too. I don't think they should be able to walk all over people just because they are older than you are. I think...
    tngurl25 tngurl25
    26-30, F
    Oct 15, 2011

    Yesssss! When I bump into someone my age,

    they usually say sorry and move. Younger people usually open doors for others, say please and thank you, are generally polite. But older people are a different story! Perhaps life has made them bitter I don't know.
    emiveritas emiveritas
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    My favorite line from them "Kids these

    days" Now all kids are like that, you old fks...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper
    22-25, M
    Jan 5, 2015

    No Manners

    When i was on the bus today an old woman got on the bus and just stared at me, saying nothing until i moved. I then said "i would have appreciated it if you had asked" and she went on a complete rant and rave about how i attacked her as soon as she got on the bus, saying i...
    Kirovski Kirovski
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

    It Wasn't Her Fault..

    So I'm at the nurses desk, asking for directions to the MRI hall. She tells me where to go, and I thank her, then proceed to back up and walk away. I take one step back, and bump into someone standing right behind me. I turn around to see this fragile little old lady, at least 80...
    Infinite9 Infinite9
    70+, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2011

    Parents Must Learn

    When teenagers plan that they will be good to others with good manners etiquetttes, their family as well as society takes it granted, they nevr feel with what constant supervison, they are keeping themselves different from the other teens and often expect more out of it. That...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 17, 2011

    Tell My Why?

    i would appericate everyones opinon on this, positive or negitive. why should younger generations be segregated by age ( same goes for the elderly). We are just as good as a 25-30yr old, i agree we dont have as much experience or as many skills as them, but why must we give up...
    DeMiDeMiSe DeMiDeMiSe
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    Problem As I See It

    as 90 % of people have no manners kids want it right now and have no patients older people thing the kids own them respect do not get me started on parking lots or specail parking think kids that are 300 plus pounds need to walk and not park in the specal needs parking
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jun 13, 2011

    I Think They Should *points to Elder Lady Crossing Road*

    no, i dont care if i get verbally attacked for saying this, but im sick of all the teen bashing. "Those youngen and there rudness" i all i eva here. fcuk maybe u should get some manners you dont own this place. Im sick of getting shoved on trains cuz they think they...
    DeMiDeMiSe DeMiDeMiSe
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Jul 3, 2008
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