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I Don't Like My Name

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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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    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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    Not everybody likes their name.

    Now it's en vogue for some restaurants to ask for your name instead of calling you by number. I really hate that. Numbers were better. One morning I went to Taco Bell after working late. The guy behind the counter asked "Can I get your name?" I was tired and without...
    RustySubway RustySubway 36-40, M Dec 20, 2015

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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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    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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    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, 2015

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    There are a lot of things about myself that I just don't like. I don't do well in school and I am lazy and I don't feel like I am very attractive either. Most days I already feel...
    wendiemyers46 wendiemyers46 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You may not like me but you love me. If you didn't then you would have stopped reading by now.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yes it's True, I don't. I don't care if I am single or not even have a girlfriend, I just don't like it.
    JakeV101 JakeV101 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Time for a grump. Don't get me wrong, I do respect professional psychiatrists (kind of). The ones who really bug me are those people who we come across in our lives and who think...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss my best friend but we don't talk because I'm not in love with him like he's in love with me
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss my best friend but we don't talk because I'm not in love with him like he's in love with me
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I guess it's truly an ugly feeling to feel ignored until someone needs you for something, and even then they just don't. It feels like friends or family members and relatives...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I really don't. And especially not in February!!!
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just don't do it. There is no good that comes from lying to myself or others.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Neither do I. That is one item of clothing that I'll never wear, pants or even shorts. Besides in my eyes, that's never in style. What I think, in my eyes would be in style, would...
    JamieLynnCarlin45 JamieLynnCarlin45 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Now it's not that I don't LIKE my friend anymore, but it's complicated so I'm open to any suggestions anyone can give me. I never really had many friends up until college, I was...
    Carver112 Carver112 26-30, M a week ago

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    Elspet Elspet 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    It has always felt like an indulgence I don't have time for on my already long list of indulgences. Plus..when I eat plain toast like I usually do everyday I feel inescapably...
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Here we go again.......I've been hearing lately about all the bullshit crap going on in Hollywood about the white man dissing the black man again...AGAIN!!! I am so F'N SICK of...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Jan 29

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    I probably don't like you either. Just means one less person talking to me for no reason.
    Ordinarylady Ordinarylady 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Please youngsters, don't be offended by what i have to say. I have nothing against you, i just am at a different time in my life. I've become a little more impatient. I don't...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I'll tell you the truth...even when you don't want to hear it. slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    To an extent* if I don't want to but I know I should I'll do it, but if I don't want to and I don't have to I'll get out of it somehow unless it would hurt someone else's feelings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27

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    Ugh especially at school when the lunch room area or a class room gets too loud. All those voices talking at once. It gets too loud that I get annoyed and I feel like yelling at...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Every now and then, I get this overwhelming feeling. I start noticing how most people I meet or know don't talk to me. My family puts me on the bottom of their priority list and...
    Dereth Dereth 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    But I don't have to put up with you being an ******* either.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 26

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    And here we go with yet another reason to cut all ties with my family. My youngest niece was taking part in the annual Music Festival in the local town hall today, so I took mum...
    Rjb1970 Rjb1970 41-45, M Jan 25

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    1: People who want an animal but know nothing about the animal they want. 2: People who only see what's in front of themselves. 3: People who worry about what is on their plate...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    1. Insincerity 2. Cats - Deathly allergic 3. Political and religious strong arm and fear mongers 4. Ketchup 5. Close minded people - racist, those that don't look at the handicap...
    NobleDebaucher NobleDebaucher 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    I don't know how to express my feelings so I tend to just ignore them. Like when I do know I'm feeling upset, I pretend I'm fine.
    Juliette20 Juliette20 18-21, F Jan 23

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    nobody understands ... I don't know how to deal with the pain anymore
    Nadiarenee Nadiarenee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    that moment you are so happy you found someone to trust, but then you say something so stupid that they begin to think wrong and you loose them....:'( don't be stupid like me or...
    gabster0425 gabster0425 13-15, F Jan 21

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