Transwoman Refuses to Use Friend's Preferred Pronouns 😲

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Diply | Diply

Imagine being part of a tight-knit group of friends, all supportive of each other's identities. You've created a safe space where everyone feels comfortable sharing their pronouns. But what happens when someone's preferred pronouns trigger painful memories for you? 🤔 This is the dilemma faced by a 27-year-old transwoman who refused to use a new friend's preferred pronouns, causing tension within the group. Let's dive into the story. 📖

A Supportive Circle of Friends 🌈

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

Introducing Ourselves with Pronouns 🗣️

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

A New Member Joins the Group 🆕

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

Feeling Uncomfortable 😣

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

A Painful History with 'It' 😔

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

Seeking an Alternative Pronoun 🙏

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

An Angry Response 😡

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

The Fallout Begins 🌪️

aitapronouns123 | aitapronouns123

The Pronoun Dilemma: Respecting Boundaries or Triggering Pain? 💔

In a group of supportive LGBTQ+ friends, a new member (D) joins and shares that their preferred pronouns are it/its. However, our 27-year-old transwoman protagonist feels uncomfortable using these pronouns, as they bring back painful memories of high school bullying. She asks D if there's an alternative pronoun she could use, but D becomes angry and leaves. Now, the friend group is aware of the situation and our protagonist is feeling guilty. Let's see what people have to say about this delicate situation... 🗨️

Respecting pronouns is uncomfortable but necessary. YTA verdict given.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Opposition to neopronouns and the use of 'it' as a pronoun 🤔

Odd_Rutabaga_7810 | Odd_Rutabaga_7810

User struggles with using 'it/its' pronouns for friend 🤔

_im_here_for_it | _im_here_for_it

Defending the use of preferred pronouns, NTA for OP 👍

Potential-Educator-6 | Potential-Educator-6

User defends not using preferred pronouns, suggests avoiding reference.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Trans person refuses to use friend's preferred pronoun 'it' 😱

hooloovoo1 | hooloovoo1

Debating the use of 'it' as a pronoun 🤔

[deleted] | [deleted]

User expresses confusion about 'it/its' pronouns respectfully 😊

Majestic_Ad_5425 | Majestic_Ad_5425

Respect preferred pronouns, YTA. Don't prioritize your feelings over theirs. 🚫

[deleted] | [deleted]

Respecting preferred pronouns is important, but some struggle with it 🤔

Rockhard5556 | Rockhard5556

Using 'it' is not legitimate and takes away from others 👍

Indygoose | Indygoose

Respect works both ways. Autonomy should not be disregarded. NTA.

jammies00 | jammies00

User struggles with using non-traditional pronouns, draws the line at 'Neo' pronouns 😕

phantomsofheart | phantomsofheart

Respect people's pronouns. YTA for refusing to do so. 🚫

Unique-Arachnid3630 | Unique-Arachnid3630

Respectful conversation about preferred pronouns, discomfort acknowledged 👍

awkward-velociraptor | awkward-velociraptor

Navigating pronouns can be tricky, but refusing to try isn't okay 🤔

BrokenIncubuss | BrokenIncubuss

NTA defends use of proper pronouns in heated debate 🤬

StoryRevolutionary22 | StoryRevolutionary22

Using reclaimed pronouns is a personal choice, not an obligation. Soft YTA if you refuse to use D's preferred pronouns.

MaxieMayMFC | MaxieMayMFC

Respectful suggestion to refer to friend by name instead of 'it' 🙏

BibiQuick | BibiQuick

Using 'it' for a person is insulting, not the same as names. NTA.

Lilsammywinchester13 | Lilsammywinchester13

Choosing 'it/its' as preferred pronouns is dehumanizing. NTA.

grimbaldi | grimbaldi

Gender-neutral pronouns suggested to avoid dehumanizing language 👍

Frog_Enthusiast | Frog_Enthusiast

Choosing pronouns shouldn't be this complicated 😑

fuckretailcorp | fuckretailcorp

Language is a medium of communication, you cannot force people. NTA.

sumjunggai7 | sumjunggai7

Respecting preferred pronouns can be uncomfortable but necessary. 🙏

calaakla | calaakla

Choosing preferred pronouns is important, but using 'd' is demeaning. NTA.

Mysterious_Hotel_55 | Mysterious_Hotel_55

Using someone's name instead of their preferred pronouns is reasonable 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

The importance of using preferred pronouns in conversations 🤔

miss_random_88 | miss_random_88

Trans person explains why using 'it' as a pronoun is dehumanizing 😢

Joshuainlimbo | Joshuainlimbo

Debate over preferred pronouns and their impact on individuals 🤔


Using inanimate pronouns is appropriation, NTA for not doing so 👍

MissionCreeper | MissionCreeper

Using 'it' to refer to a person is damaging and traumatic 😱

Sacnonaut | Sacnonaut

User defends not using friend's preferred pronouns with flawed argument 🙄

MirrorObjective3103 | MirrorObjective3103

Respectful compromise on using non-traditional pronouns 🙏

enjolbear | enjolbear

Curious about using “it/it's” instead of “them/they”. NTA, just poor communication.

pringlecansizedhands | pringlecansizedhands

Respecting preferred pronouns is important, but reactions are inevitable 🤷‍♀️

Worth-Trouble2911 | Worth-Trouble2911

Using 'it' pronoun for a person is a sore spot 😔

disasterneutral | disasterneutral

NTA defends use of preferred pronouns, calls 'it' dehumanizing 😠

Traditional-Land3780 | Traditional-Land3780

Comparing preferred pronouns to derogatory slurs. NTA.

mindbird | mindbird

A cis person asks for understanding and handles it respectfully 👏

1hero4hire | 1hero4hire

Avoiding people who use unconventional pronouns to avoid self-harm 😕

mizeny | mizeny

Using 'it' as a pronoun can be hurtful for trans people 😢

bgreen134 | bgreen134

Empathetic comment advises respecting friend's neopronouns. YTA, apologize.

MacKenzie-Hollister | MacKenzie-Hollister

A divisive post with no clear verdict, agree to disagree.

X-ScissorSisters | X-ScissorSisters

User questions friend's preferred pronouns as potential kink/fetish.

All_Tied_Up | All_Tied_Up

Unpopular opinion on neo pronouns being illogical and socially inappropriate. 😐

dangly2bits | dangly2bits

Respect everyone's pronouns or don't expect respect for yours 😒

Tall_Couple_3660 | Tall_Couple_3660

Respecting gender identity without dehumanizing language 👍

sweetiepotpie | sweetiepotpie

Using 'it/its' as pronouns is uncomfortable, NTA for refusing.

fmlwhateven | fmlwhateven

Using the wrong pronouns isn't the same as a slur 😐

won-t | won-t

Discussion on pronoun usage and queer/transphobia in language.

hashtag_ashtag95 | hashtag_ashtag95

Respect preferred pronouns even if you don't understand them 🙏

LaikasLastStand | LaikasLastStand

Respecting preferred pronouns can be difficult for some, NAH.

CrazyProudMom25 | CrazyProudMom25

Navigating preferred pronouns can be difficult, even with good intentions. 🤔

QStackz | QStackz

Debating the use of preferred pronouns and offensive language 🤔

Head_Database_4445 | Head_Database_4445

Navigating sensitive pronouns can be difficult, NTA explains why.

Viligans | Viligans

Respectful refusal to use 'it' pronoun, citing history and discomfort. 🙏

furryboypuss420 | furryboypuss420

Using 'it' as pronouns seems objectifying. Avoid pronouns or step away.

Kitty_Katarina | Kitty_Katarina

Confusion around pronoun usage in trans community 😕


Respect your friend's pronouns and seek therapy for yourself. YTA 😒

ButtercupBetty | ButtercupBetty

Navigating pronouns can be difficult, but empathy is key 💚

mmstra | mmstra

Using 'it' as an insult is hurtful. NTA for feeling uncomfortable.

throw_away_800 | throw_away_800

OP respectfully asked for preferred pronoun, D reacted unreasonably. NTA 👍

Apatictactoe | Apatictactoe

Trans woman shares personal struggle with preferred pronouns 😢

ambermanna | ambermanna

Respecting preferred pronouns is not changing one's identity 😒

FriesOfConciousness | FriesOfConciousness

Respecting preferred pronouns is important, but so is trauma history 🙏

DebateObjective2787 | DebateObjective2787

Respect people's identity, even if it makes you uncomfortable. YTA 😲

-Quaint- | -Quaint-

Debating the use of 'it' as a pronoun. NTA.

bumblingenius | bumblingenius

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