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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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    My Name Is Shubham.

    Yeah that's my name.Im a Indian and im a Hindu.'Shubham' is a common name in India and it SUCKS! I mean it is sooo uncool! SHUBHAM?! what the hell..why couldn't my parents give me another name? :'(
    iamkwl7 iamkwl7 13-15 Mar 30, 2011

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    Who Are You Talking To??

    My name is Sam. it's short for Samantha of course, but I really hate the name Samantha. It sort of sounds like a dissonant chord when one says it, with the harsh sound at the end making the whole mess sound less musical. So all of my friends and family call me Sam. This of...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    Grace

    I've always wanted to be called Grace. I would often give that name to people, people who ask for my name who i know i'll never meet again. I say Hey, I'm Grace, nice to meet you. and they would say. Thats a pretty name.... But with Cyd i have never gotten that complement.I say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Being Turtle Hussey Was No Fun Growing Up!

    THat's my Name. Turtle Whitewolf Hussey. It was horrible growing up being named after a slow green animal.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    I Wish I Had A Different Name And Why

    I wish I had a different name. My Name is Alicia. Alicia is alright as a name however I have met to manyAlicias that are just awful people. Also I was named after a Dead baby, a baby that died, my older sister thatsuffocated to death on a grocery bag. I don't want to be named...
    Gotmusicinme9 Gotmusicinme9 36-40, F Dec 22, 2011

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    Do I look like a Julia?

    Or something else
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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    prettysurelilly prettysurelilly 22-25, F Feb 21

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    Brady...... Wtf what was my mother thinking it

    sounds like something you would say when doing voice exercises I have always wanted to be called Alex until recently I had become fascinated by the name Leo which is the genus for large cats
    RedShiftBrady RedShiftBrady 18-21 2 Responses Feb 21

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    that "woah" feeling you get when someone is named the name you wanna name your baby (well and exotic name that is)and they come across as similar features as you...happened to me...
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    my name is Angel but if you had to change my name what would you change it to
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    I feel like my Psychiatrist is trying to slap me with a label that makes no sense. She is very persistent that I'm ADHD which doesn't make sense to me especially since I'm 23 and...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 6 Responses Jun 27

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    Somewhere inside my heart I wish I was able to face the joy every girl at my age should. Sometimes I wish I could be a better person and not a *****. Sometimes i wish I hadn't...
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    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    We used to be best friends and talk about everything and tell one another everything with out judging, now it's not like that anymore. We have faded slowly and it sucks so bad cuz...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F Jun 27

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    I finished school a month ago. My teacher and I always had a good professional relationship. She helped me a lot with problems and my confidence. Last year I used to teach her...
    Benson4015 Benson4015 18-21, F Jun 26

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    There was Martinique, Shaynece, Adrianna, Tanisha, My preschool besty who's name I can't remember. My kindergarten besty who's name started with a J. The last time I had a best...
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    I say take a full on assault on your ego, get out there and express yourself however you want. Let people talk, let people laugh, let people criticize you. It feels good to let...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I wish someone loved me and wanted me. I wish I could be normal and guys would want me. I wish I had a boyfriend.
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F Jun 22

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    theaprildude theaprildude 22-25, M Jun 22

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    It sounds sweet but works hard, because we are living in many different places the whole world... Still... Wish I could meet one...
    sweetiehoneybabe sweetiehoneybabe 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    merelyvisible merelyvisible 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Sometimes i wished I never loved him at all.The pain is eating me inside.I cant sleep,because when i dream hes there.I hear his named mentioned my hearts starts to ache.I cant do...
    punkglampire punkglampire 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I still feel like I was almost murdered. Laying there, begging for my life. Helpless. I'll never forget that night. December 12th, 2014 about 11:30pm I was in my room watching...
    Kathryn26 Kathryn26 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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