Let's face it, as a child we either got called names or called names, or even both. But as a young child it's like whatever, kids are kids right? Even in secondary school it continues but instead of Poo Face we get called many more adult things. But growing up none of the people I saw ever called an adult a name, or if so very very rarely. I used to get called names a lot, but since being an adult all I really get is a bunch of 14 year old girls come up and ask me "Are you gay, if so my friend fancies you!" They would the giggle and run off.
But tonight I was on my way home when I was called a Pedo by a bunch of 15 year old hoodlums hanging around a street corner, as a kid I would ignore it, but as an adult I don't know how to deal with it. I would look bad if I went up and punched one, or even proved there point if I were to talk to them. But as an adult is me ignoring it just making them feel good about it?
How do you deal with being called names as an adult?