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Is it rude

Posted by on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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To call an elderly person elderly.

my grandmother was telling me about a guy she met on what she referred to as "the dating line" I nearly choked then said "what elderly dating website was this".


My dh said I was rude
by on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
No lol
CheerioHolder
by Ruby Member on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
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I think the nearly choking and assuming the site was only for elderly was the rude part. Not referring to her as elderly.
KendallsMommee
by Spoiled SAHM on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
If they don't "feel" elderly, than yeah. Rude.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:21 PM
Chocking is the worst!!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:23 PM
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Yes you were rude. You could have said "what dating site was that?" You didn't have to say elderly like older people must have some specific site.

That would've like your black friend talking about being in a dating site and saying "Oh, what black dating site are you on?"

Plus you were choking, like really? Should older people just shrivel up and die alone? They can't date?
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:23 PM
Not rude at all.
Ted1242
by I'm listening. on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:23 PM
I always say older.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Nov. 23, 2017 at 11:24 PM
No. Tell your DH to calm down.
Mammacra
by Ruby Member on Nov. 24, 2017 at 11:46 AM
I was on the phone with her and she didn't know I nearly choked. my grandmother is basically home bound very limited mobility and 81 years old. The last time my mom attempted to take her on a vacation it resulted in 3 emt assists to pick her up off the floor after she fell then finally the 4th fall she hit her head and spent the remainder of the trip in a hospital room.

Quoting CheerioHolder: I think the nearly choking and assuming the site was only for elderly was the rude part. Not referring to her as elderly.
Mammacra
by Ruby Member on Nov. 24, 2017 at 11:47 AM
She is definitely elderly

Quoting KendallsMommee: If they don't "feel" elderly, than yeah. Rude.
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