Posts tagged "manners"

What Does “Being A Gentleman” Mean These Days?

A few months ago, I accidentally shoved my foot in my mouth on a listserv I participate in. I got a bunch of irritated emails and issued numerous apologies. What did I do? I addressed the women as "ladies." Some women hate to be called "ladies," I came to find out. It's an outdated word,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 20, 2009

Is Chivalry Sexist?

A male blogger named Anthony Michael Rojas posted a little list entitled "How To Treat A Woman On A Date: The Basics" on his Tumbler blog this week and it got quite a few angry reblogs from women who felt like his suggestions were sexist. Rojas clearly believe his suggestions to be basic…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2009

The Frisky Gift Guide: Don’t Forget Your Manners

‘Tis the season to shower the people you love – and, of course, get a little soaked yourself -- with pretty wrapped packages. While giving and receiving can be oh so joyful, it can also create a serious amount of stress and anxiety. Puzzled about who on your list actually deserves a present - and…
By: Chelsea Kaplan / December 6, 2008
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