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PartyJustin July 6th, 2013 10:04pm

Do you identify with your name? Meaning, do you see yourself as a John, Sally, or whatever your name may be?

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christine1986
07/07/13 4:41 am

I have too many names. I can't identify with any of them.

susanr Colorado
07/06/13 3:52 pm

Sort of. I used to not like it; then I came to like it. I don't know that I exactly feel like "a Susan," though. Although, I'm definitely not "a Sue."

Kris Humidity Central
07/06/13 3:37 pm

No, I identify with my nickname and penname. My birth name is too...feminine.

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rlands
07/06/13 3:42 pm

If you had to choose another name, what would it be?

Kris Humidity Central
07/06/13 3:55 pm

Kris (der) or Mara.

rlands
07/06/13 5:25 pm

I LOVE the name Mara. I think it's so awesome. It's up there with Kai :)

flurry a
07/06/13 3:29 pm

I have never felt like my name fit me.

rlands
07/06/13 3:23 pm

I love mine. I think I fit it perfectly.

rlands
07/06/13 3:24 pm

Or I guess I should say it fits me perfectly :)

uglyfemme Colorado Springs
07/06/13 3:07 pm

My name's Madison, but I've been known to introduce myself by other names lol!

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PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/06/13 3:11 pm

Hi! I'm Justin, but I've never really *felt* like a Justin... I always wondered if that was weird.

wego Utah
07/06/13 3:17 pm

Not weird. I've never felt like I have the right name.

uglyfemme Colorado Springs
07/06/13 3:17 pm

I'm not sure if it's weird... I have always felt disconnected from my name. Whenever I hear people talking about me a lot of the time it takes awhile to click. I fully intend to legally change my name.

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/06/13 3:59 pm

I've thought about changing my name, but I have no idea what I'd change it to. I'm used to my name, even if I don't identify with it, so it's probably easier to leave it be.

uglyfemme Colorado Springs
07/06/13 4:00 pm

That's true. Plus it might bother your family if you change your name.

wego Utah
07/06/13 4:01 pm

I would change my name today if it wouldn't offend my mom...and it would.

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/06/13 4:18 pm

Have any of you gone by a nickname? Mine doesn't lend itself to any easy ones, and I never got one growing up.

wego Utah
07/06/13 4:21 pm

Nope. That's odd too, because pretty much all my relatives have a nickname that's used more frequently than their real name. Sigh....