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AIBU "the Mrs"

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Weathergames Sat 13-Dec-14 10:05:58

Petty petty petty.

NoLongerJustAShopGirl Sat 13-Dec-14 10:09:00

I counter with "the hubby", "the little man", "my chap"

Comito Sat 13-Dec-14 10:17:42

I hate the phrase 'the mrs' with a passion.

Likewise the twunt who asked DH, 'what will the little wife have to drink?' instead of asking me. I said 'red wine and to be addressed directly by name next time'.

pressone Sat 13-Dec-14 10:20:59

DP & I are not married but we both have ex spouses, and being a fan of the cheap shot over political correctness I always say "Christ - is she here as well?"

JamaicanMeEatMincePies Sat 13-Dec-14 10:32:46

Ugh I hate being called anything other than "my wife". And even then I prefer to be called by my name. I've noticed a lot of men who call their dp "the Mrs" which I just find odd confused

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 13-Dec-14 10:35:20

I don't mind it though don't think my DH calls me anything other than my first name.

ocelot41 Sat 13-Dec-14 10:37:22 name is ocelot. I am a person not a generic term.

wheresthelight Sat 13-Dec-14 10:47:58

I think it depends on how it's said. blatantly tongue in cheek is fine and dp and I do refer to each other as the Mrs and the boy.

however an ex once referred to me as his "bird" when warning off a male friend who had come over to say hi and give me a hug (he was very obviously guy so not sure why the territory war had to start). Needless to say he became an ex very quickly

wheresthelight Sat 13-Dec-14 10:48:29

gay not guy bloody autocorrect

TheEnduringMoment Sat 13-Dec-14 10:55:15

Mark Kermode on the radio always refers to his wife as "Doctor Professor Her Indoors" which I like but is a) not exactly snappy b) only works if you're a doctor / professor.

As a confirmed "Ms" I don't actually think "the Mrs" is a big deal. I love "Christ is she here as well?" Even funnier if you weren't previously married.

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