Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!
Saria wrote: »
Forever alone here, but wanted to add that Spanish makes this easy since it's just "suegra", as opposed to a three-word term. If I had to do it in English, I'd go with the first name. Anything else seems weird. I can't imagine calling an in-law "mom" or "dad".
When are women going to face the fact that they don’t know their own bodies as well as men who have heard things?
mrspoppers wrote: »
By her first name. I already have a mom.
Butterfly_Curlz wrote: »
I think it's individual to each family and in particular to black/African American families and comes down to respect. You do not address your 'elders' by their first name...that is how I and the majority of the black/African American (whichever term you prefer) people I know were raised and if you attempted to address them as anything other than their proper name there would be problems...even if they were not spoken outright it would be discussed later when company left (like I know that child did not have the nerve to call me so and so...my name is Mr/Mrs...) and whoever bought the company over to the house who 'insulted' the elder would be told not to bring company back.
nynaeve77 wrote: »
I call my in-laws by their first names. We're all adults.
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