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In reply to the discussion: Don't Call Her 'Karen' [View all]

LizBeth

(9,986 posts)
6. I have been saying this for months. Ask to many questions about my health an labeled a Karen
Mon Aug 7, 2023, 09:27 AM
Aug 2023

Boldly discuss issues with my bank account, my money, I am a Karen. Recently I moved and put in a change of address. Per new law filled out paper and handed over ID. Two weeks later no mail and got a number to customer service. 3 calls leaving message because they do not pick up phone wasting morning before work I talk to a terrific guy that says he has it handled. Week and some later no mail and spend another morning calling three times begging for a call back leaving messages. I cant answer phone while at work. Talk to that woman fourth week and she has it handled. Fifth week spend another morning calling and she tells me go into the place, which I asked if I should do each previously call. Go into the place and talk to supervisor, provide Dr license again and she says she got it. Next week I get a call from another telling me to bring in my lease. 6th week I am bring in lease, drivers lc again, and filling out a card again. End of the 6th week I text if handled and was told yes. and that by the 7th week I should get mail we will see.

The point of the story. Very real issue. I lost bills, getting late fees, had checks from the gov coming and who knows what else and I have probably lost that mail forever. BUT... All the while I had to keep tone nice, never frustrated, accept a certain degree of incompetence, my thank you and please, present in mild manner to NOT be dismissed and to NOT be labeled a Karen.

Talking to IRS a yr ago, just getting info and too many question the woman adopted a tone as if a Karen, and I am saying, really I am fine, not mad just asking questions for information. Then she became helpful. (which of us was the Karen).

This Karen thing has just found another way to dismiss women, labeled them as emotional and dismiss what they have to say, and God forbid they actually stand up for themselves.

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