A South African lady identified with the Twitter handle @BrendaSA7 has taken to the microblogging platform, Twitter, to advise ladies to stop calling their husbands or boyfriends by their name.
According to the lady, it is disrespectful when you use his given name.
She advised ladies under the comment section to call their men by pet names, some of which she dole out under the comment section of her post.
“Stop calling your man by his name, have some respect.”
Some of the reactions gathered from tweets;
@NomsaMadida wrote: ” His mother named him that, now Brenda from Twitter is telling us not to call them by their name.”
@aimow_za wrote: ” Actually I don’t mind it. I mean yeah babe is great, maybe even a cool pet name or “Master”, or “Dzaddy”. But don’t call me “baba” that shit is weird”
@Nhlahla_Mdladla wrote; “Another thing that’s disrespectful is Pumpkin…. Imagine the man of the house being called pumpkin”.
@buhle84 wrote; “I’m like, so all day from the moment he wakes up people are disrespecting him by calling him by the name his parents so lovingly bestowed upon him?!? I mean some of the names that we have are blessings from our parents, now it’s disrespectful to use them because Brenda said.”