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Why do some men call their wives/girlfriends "baby"?

Why do some men call their wives/girlfriends "baby"? Isn't this kind of weird?

Do women like it?
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They prefer it over b!tch...
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Most women hates it. I mean, every person has their own names so you might as well call them by that.

If you want to treat women with respect at least say their name.
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Reyshel01 wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 9:24 am
Most women hates it. I mean, every person has their own names so you might as well call them by that.

If you want to treat women with respect at least say their name.

but they seem to not mind... are they just putting up with it?

what about "babe"? -- i.e. "come here babe". I actually hear that one more often, usually from construction worker types.
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mbg wrote:
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but they seem to not mind... are they just putting up with it?

what about "babe"? -- i.e. "come here babe". I actually hear that one more often, usually from construction worker types.

Babe is a term of endearment, meaning attractive woman.

Sure beats the opposite, which would be "hey ugly".
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mbg wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 9:30 am
but they seem to not mind... are they just putting up with it?

what about "babe"? -- i.e. "come here babe". I actually hear that one more often, usually from construction worker types.

Well then, they probably don't mind but that's all depends on the girl.
Babe is okay once in a while or he's being "romantic" sure but don't do it too often.

"Baby" is just some stupid word and it's meant for the actual baby or babies.
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Some Women call their husbands/boyfriends different names too, its not just a guy thing. I imagine if it is an issue then either the relationship will end or they will learn to respect each others wishes.
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Agafaba wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 10:01 am
Some Women call their husbands/boyfriends different names too, its not just a guy thing. I imagine if it is an issue then either the relationship will end or they will learn to respect each others wishes.

Yeah, but what equivalent in nature is there to "baby" for men? I mean, you can't imagine women going around calling their husbands "boy" or "son".

In New Orleans, people call everyone "baby" so it's not so bad...
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mbg wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 10:05 am
Yeah, but what equivalent in nature is there to "baby" for men? I mean, you can't imagine women going around calling their husbands "boy" or "son".

In New Orleans, people call everyone "baby" so it's not so bad...

Its the same thing, baby. My friend gets called baby from his girlfriend all the time, he says the same to her.

Baby I imagine for most men/women is the same as babe. Both have the same actual meaning so it doesnt make sense to be offended by baby but not babe.
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mbg wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 9:15 am
Why do some men call their wives/girlfriends "baby"? Isn't this kind of weird?

Do women like it?

Yes, it's weird. People have names.
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Reyshel01 wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 9:37 am
Well then, they probably don't mind but that's all depends on the girl.
Babe is okay once in a while or he's being "romantic" sure but don't do it too often.

"Baby" is just some stupid word and it's meant for the actual baby or babies.

Justin Bieber made a career out of this one word.
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mbg wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 9:15 am
Why do some men call their wives/girlfriends "baby"? Isn't this kind of weird?

Do women like it?

Its hard to remember all their names. You don't want to accidentally call one by another's name so "Baby" is a good universal term.
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FrogPrince wrote:
Aug 19th, 2011 10:23 am
Its hard to remember all their names. You don't want to accidentally call one by another's name so "Baby" is a good universal term.

I dont know if this was a joke or serious, but I do know 2 guys who have told me this previously when I asked them how they avoided getting in trouble.
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