Naming a child is not always as easy as it seems, especially when the parents disagree on each proposal! This is particularly the case of a future dad distraught in front of the proposals of his partner.
Fan of Disney and Harry Potter, she would like to give their baby a first name that would evoke one of the characters from these franchises. A very bad idea according to the father who thinks that their child will be made fun of when he enters school.
It’s online, anonymously, on a forum Reddit, that the future father came to confide in. ” My girlfriend and I are struggling to find a name boy possible for our baby he wrote. ” She’s absolutely determined to name it after the Disney and Harry Potter characters simply because she loves both of them so much. he explained. His girlfriend made him multiple proposals, all stranger each other. ” Severus, Rafiki, Octavius he revealed. Proposals that he does not appreciate…
hurt his partner
” She’s offended that I don’t like any of them he specified. Not knowing what to do anymore, he hoped that other parents could give him some advice on how to manage the situation without hurt feelings of his companion. In the comments, one person suggested she point out how cruel kids can be to each other. ” A unique name is not something to be avoided but a unique name indelibly linked to a character may not be desirable for your child. he recalled.
Look for a compromise
Also in the comments, another person offered to invite his partner to imagine their child in college with a name from a Disney. A third, more ironic, suggested that he propose names from Star Wars (now owned by Disney): Suggest everything from Yoda to Maul to Chewbacca. She’ll realize that’s not enough of a reason to leave an indelible mark on a human being she’s meant to love. “. Finally, a last one shared her own experience noting: “ My fiancée is a huge Harry Potter fan. We ended up choosing a name inspired by the saga for our daughter, but it’s not a name that people will immediately associate (Lillian)”.