Pet Names

At first, she thought his pet names were cute and endearing.

She loved being his ‘babe’, ‘darling’, and ‘love’.

That was until she noticed that he had a habit of casually calling other women the same. “Want a beer, babe?” or “Thanks, love.”

One evening at a party, she caught him chatting in the corner with another woman.

As she approached them, she overheard their conversation end with “bye, darling.”

“Who is she?” she gestured with a nod towards the departing woman.

He pecked her lips, chuckling. “I don’t know,” he replied truthfully and took a gulp of his beer. “Called her ‘darling’ because I can’t remember.”

She looks at him suspiciously and raises an eyebrow. “What’s my name?”

He took a guess. 

It was wrong.

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    • I’m so happy to hear that you liked this story and it made you laugh! 🤗 Thank you so much for reading and your comment 💗 I am really grateful. Hope you are having a lovely weekend ✨

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  1. Some people have a real problem with remembering names 😉
    But seriously, I love what you were able to express with just a few words!
    Thank you for making me smile 🙂

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    • Aww, your message made me smile, Debs!! 😄 I take this as a high accomplishment to make someone smile so early in the morning 💗 Thank you for reading this story and I’m beyond thrilled to hear that you liked it 🤗

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