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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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    Do I look like a Julia?

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My mother named me Kibili. It's African. I like having a different name. Nobody gets it right until I say it a few times.
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    My mother has never liked me. I don't know why. She was mentally, emotionally, & physically abusive. It got worse after one of her boyfriends tried to molest me. She even went so...
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    When i saw this group, i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding...
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    My dad has been in and out and completely out after maybe 12 or 13 yrs old for me. I didn't even get calls for my birthday. Now he occasionally texts me maybe 1-2 times every other...
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    I've had a couple of best friends in which the relationship lasted for maybe a year or longer, then they replaced me or just flat out stopped talking to me. I blame myself for way...
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    About a year and two months ago I had an abortion. It was definitely one of the worst decisions Ive ever made in my life but I'm the only one who feels that way. My partner is just...
    Calibaby0112 Calibaby0112 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Who doesn't? Granted live good life on retirement check but unemployed right now since May. I wish I had someone by myside, Someone who clicks with me and relates to me Is that...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 14

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