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I Don't Like My Name

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    My Mum Spelt My Name Wrong On My Birth Certificate

    I don't suit my name, full stop. My mum said she always wanted my name to be posh and refined, but I just think it sounds pompous and snobby. Plus, most people hear it wrong over the phone and end up calling me something else entirely! My middle name is the worst though, because...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F May 23, 2012

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    My Story.

    ever since i was 11, i hated my name. i hated it so much that when i first created my facebook account i changed my name completely. i used a fake name. after changing it again and again more than 4 times i finally picked a fake name that suits my personality. the reason why i...
    anonymous182 anonymous182 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    People Always Spell It Wrong.

    As you know, my name here is Liz. That's the name I use all the time because my full name, people always spell wrong. As soon as I say it, they assume it's E-L-I-Z-A-B-E-T-H, but it's not! Even my closest friends spell it wrong and my teachers too. I got a personalized gift from...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    If All Else Fails...

    ...at least your first and last name don't rhyme and alliterate. I've never liked my name it all. It's neither my first name or my last name that I don't like, it's the combination of both. My last name contains all of the consonant and vowel sounds that my first name...
    MyWhineAccount MyWhineAccount 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    I Really Don't

    I've never liked my name, and the way it sounds, it's just not very nice at all. Ew Ew Ewww aha :) I would tell you what it is, buuuttttt, you'd have to ask me ahaha ;) x
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F Aug 20, 2009

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    My name is Amanda Lynn Paige.

    I don't really like Amanda because it sounds like I'm introducing myself as a man. (a man- duh!) {thank you rachel from friends} My mom wanted me named Amy Lynn but my dad didn't like Amy and said that Amy looked too "boring" especially paired with Lynn and suggested Miranda...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 25

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    Well Lets See If U Guys Like It!!!

     OK so my name is Jourden, and I HATE IT when people spell it wrong, or cant pronounce it. its just like jordan people. just like it. frick it ticks me off!!!! do you guys like it???
    McLovinthegirl McLovinthegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    like wtf? chill. I don't know you and you don't know me.
    mightyhealthy mightyhealthy 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Yes...this makes me feel anxious and annoyed... like can you stop? you don't even know me!!
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    spaghetti12 spaghetti12 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    My mother doesn't respect my opinion, and takes everything I say as an attack. She spends all her time drinking with her ******* friend who has no respect for anyone including me...
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    I really don't! I jus want a peaceful life! I don't like arguments!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    Especially celebrity fandoms. I get it... you like some celebrity... maybe you admire some of their characteristics, their ability, etc. But to get so caught up in such fandom to...
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    I don't even like using the word 'goodbye' so instead simply say 'see you later'. It just seems so final...
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