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My wife never says my name

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I've been married for almost 2 years and I'm in my mid-twenties. My wife is a year younger than I. Neither of us was very experienced in relationships when we met (she was my first real relationship). We were together for over a year before we got married. We don't have any kids at this point.

One of my problems is that my wife doesn't ever (E V E R) issue a greeting before she starts talking to me. No "Supermayo, can you come here," "Honey, let's talk about this," or "Sweetums, can you please get me a Snapple?" Never. It seems like a stupid thing to complain about, but it seriously makes me question her love for me. A person's name being said by someone is one of the sweetest sounds in the world; any salesman will tell you that. I have a pet name for her and use it frequently, but she never reciprocates.

We've talked about this more than once. She'll start "referring to me" for a couple days, then goes back to omitting the important first word of a sentence.

I feel like it's driving me crazy (MAD, I tell you!). Like she's trying to do it to make me bonkers (along the same vein as if she would pronounce a word incorrectly and pretend to not notice, just to be funny). I don't think she actually does it on purpose, but never hearing my name from her makes me incredibly sad.

It sounds like a stupid little qualm to complain about, but try it with your spouse for a week to see how it feels. It feels like crap.

Anyone else have this problem?
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My father in law has never called my mother in law any name for the over three decades I have known them. I think it is awful and disrespectful. He won't even use her name if he is calling to her. Instead, he always says "yoo hoo" I guess that's her name, Yoo hoo :confused:
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