(1) If someone is saying "my love" to a man as an endearment, I've heard that it would be "mein Liebste" as opposed to "Liebe" for a woman? Are they interchangeable, or if not, which is correct when referring to a man?
I also read that German nouns are always capitalized, no matter what... so if you were to use a noun after the start a sentence it would be "Mein Liebste"? I guess, since my native language is English, capitalizing nouns just looks funky to me, since we only capitalize proper nouns!
Thank you for the help!