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Psychology suggests that when someone calls you the wrong name, it’s because they love you

Psychology suggests that when someone calls you the wrong name, it’s because they love you

Quartz - Samantha A. Deffler, Christin M. Ogle, Cassidy Fox, and David C. Rubin

Many of us have been called the wrong name by a parent, have confused the names of our closest friends, or, most cringingly, called our new beau by the name of an ex. It’s such a common awkward moment between loved ones that it has become an entertainment trope: Ross calls Emily the wrong name at …

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