No point in pretending otherwise; I do, too, even though the word “postman” was not used. Let’s see: more words that are associated with girls and women and almost never with boys or men. Swoon gives you a picture of a woman in a long dress pressing one hand to her forehead and collapsing . I’ll throw in “perky” and “spunky” while I’m at it here. And then there’s “flighty.” Heard of a flighty man? And then there’s “coy.” Its very definition says “especially with reference to a woman.” Anybody want to be thought of as coy? ” Does any man (other than Deep Throat) say things throatily? And then there’s doing something in “affected” way, like giving “an affected little shudder.” Do men ever do that? I knew that there must be still other words that are usually only used to describe women, so I googled the subject, and in found this article by Radhika Sanghani with 14 words. This site adds the terms: haughty, brash, bewitching, loose, and high-maintenance along with a few others that I might argue could actually be used for males.
Either way, it's important she can express them to you and you can hear them.
If she does decide to leave, and if her father and his younger wife are willing to have her, there is probably nothing you can do to stop her.
I don't want her to do this, not only because I would miss her, but also because she is taking A-levels next year and it would very disruptive.
I don't want to be bullied into ending a relationship I am enjoying.
As I've been divorced from Flora's father since she was five, it never occurred to me that she would mind whom I dated.
I have had only two other relationships since the divorce, one that lasted less than a few weeks, and another which ended after two years when he asked me to marry him and I realised I didn't want to.
Justine tells the class that after leaving her boyfriend of three years to live with someone else, she finds herself madly jealous of his new partner.
She's very confused, torn between her feelings for her new boyfriend and those she still has for her ex.
Imagine what this can do to your subconscious when you hear or read it coming from virtually everywhere, all day, every day, ad infinitum. Damsel (which almost begs having “in distress” added to it)? If they’re not outright slanderous, then, like voluptuous and bewitching, they refer to a woman’s attractiveness quotient.