forgetting friends names

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by willruthie1965, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. Has anyone had this problem where they have known someone foreber and can't remember their names? I always introduce all the new workers to everyone and a few times I couln'dt think of my co workers name for aa few seconds.I feel awfull . Ruthie
  2. lurkernomore

    lurkernomore New Member

    Not sure which is worse though, my sons get really annoyed when I call them by the dog's name. And to make it worse, the dog is a girl and her name is Jasmine! Oops!
  3. EllenComstock

    EllenComstock New Member

    Yes, I've had the same experience. It is embarrassing and you feel really stupid. Just another symptom of FMS. I sometimes can't think of words to objects like a piece of furniture or other words, too. Sometimes my husband has to figure out what word I'm trying to say.

    Ellen
  4. kbak

    kbak Member

    Hi,
    That is my no. 1 short term memory problem, not remembering names. I do tell people I have a bad problem with names because of this DD. I've suggested that everyone should wear name tags. It would make it so much easier!!

    Take care,
    K.

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