Is it Okay to Use the Term Fortune Teller Anymore?

Is it Okay to Use the Term Fortune Teller Anymore?

In the 20th century, psychics often were called different names. Usually the term “psychic reader” was not used. Often, people would refer to psychics as a fortune teller, witch, gypsy, prophet or clairvoyant. In the 21st century, people have evolved to call fortune tellers psychics.  Some psychics may be offended if you call them a fortune teller because fortune tellers were often people that did not possess a psychic gift. They would often allow a person to sit down with them at a street fair. They would often read their palm or tarot card. They would always bring the person a good word.  These types of spiritual advisers often knew that the person was having a hard time with money, love or their career.  The fortune teller would always have some good news to tell them.  They would often say, “I see you coming into some money in around a month.”  The fortune teller was often not psychic. However, they were known to bring only good news and to always say something positive. They would often charge only $5.00 for the reading. Today, the spiritual reading world has changed.  Most psychics today come from different backgrounds.  Almost all psychics want to tell you something good or bad happening in your life.  Not every psychic reading will be full of good news. In fact, most psychics will tell you that the news that they wish to bring to you is not good. We live in a feel-good society.  If there was ever a time for fortune tellers to be present, it would be now. However, most spiritual advisers tell people...