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Reply to "Poll: Are you on a first name basis with T?"

I feel bad for you that feel squirmy or yucky inside when your name is said. I wish that it would bring you comfort. Whenever my ex-T said my name, it usually made me feel more connected to her.

Today I got up the nerve to ask new P what she wanted me to call her, Dr.S or her first name. She said whatever I want is fine with her. She said younger clients often seem to want to call her Dr. but "mature" clients (I guess that means older?) often prefer to be on a first name basis. So maybe there is an age difference factor involved here that I did not consider. I still did not call her anything yet, but I like knowing that she does not insist on me using a title to boost her ego.
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