(Closed) FI signing off with "hugs"

posted 4 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: would FI signing off an email with hugs to a female friend annoy you?
    Yes : (36 votes)
    49 %
    No, you are being too precious : (38 votes)
    51 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    7463 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I sign off on my emails xoxo, theres nothing behind it.

    Post # 4
    Member
    7878 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Yes it’s annnoying and (to me) inappropriate. I don’t sign with hugs to guys (except DH and relatives) and other guys don’t for me. And the bottom line is you come first: if you’re not comfortable with it, he should respect you.

    Post # 5
    Member
    368 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Meh – I call most of my male friends sweetie, sweetheart or darling. Often use these in emails and would prob sign things of to them with hugs.

    Why is husband OK with this – because I don’t use those terms with him. He gets the better my love, my angel, skinky or emails signed off with snuggles or snugs

    not a biggy in my book

    Post # 7
    Member
    3032 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    wouldn’t bother me a bit. It’s just a word, and from what I understand it’s a fairly common and empty platitude used for signing informal messages in some parts of the world (here, people even sign emails and end phonecalls with the word “kisses”). I would only bring it up to him if you feel strongly about it. Sometimes we have to learn to get over ourselves when it comes to small stuff.

    Post # 8
    Member
    640 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @Vikstar:  hell yes! Lol only becos he has never in 7 years being together and 10 of knowing each other, hadi known him to do that! so id be thinkin something is up if my FI did…

    Post # 9
    Member
    2973 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

    My FI will sometimes sign off with “muah” to his good female friends. Usually its after he has made some kind of fake mean joke. Doesn’t bother me.

    Post # 10
    Member
    8475 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I don’t go for that. 

    Post # 11
    Member
    2762 posts
    Sugar bee

    I hug my male friends in person, and I also tell them I love them. Because I do. I love them as my best and oldest friends, and I show affection by hugging them. My SO doesn’t fly off the handle (or even get bothered by it) because he understands that I am a human being capable of handling a wide range of emotions and affection for other people besides him, while still remaining a faithful and loving partner to him.

    Post # 12
    Member
    5408 posts
    Bee Keeper

    It would weird me out, probably mostly because he’s not the type of person to say that. I also just find it kind of inappropriate and off putting, depending on how close to the person I am. 

    Post # 13
    Member
    3093 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Well, if it really did happen I’d be worried because this is sooo not like my FI…but thinking about it makes me laugh because this is sooo not like my FI 🙂

     

    He signs off his emails and texts to me with a bunch of weird emoticons but I’m really sure I’m the only person he’d ever do that to.  And they’re not even romantic…soemtimes…usually a pizza slice, alien, chicken, devil, cup of coffee and a smiley LOL

     

    For awhile our phones had a groucho marx emoticon and he’d “groucho bomb” me all the time lol.

     

    Post # 14
    Member
    263 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    It would bother me a lot! But, I’m the jealous type…

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