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My in laws keep calling my DD by a name that is not hers

Anonymous
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My DD's name is Isabelle. She is 5 months old and we call her Issy. My inlaws and DH are Filipino and while DH loves the name, his parents don't like that it is not a Spanish sounding name. We also have a 3 year old and his name is Wesley, they didn't like that either but me and DH both love the names.

Anyway, they call her Isabella and they have DH's whole family doing it now, it makes me so mad  and both me and DH have told them that is not her name. Still, they call her it over and over and refuse to call her by either her name or her nickname. They say that Isabelle is too "white" of a name. BTW I am white. I don't want my DD growing up thinking her name is Isabella.

I am ready to say that if they can't call her by her name, they can stay away from her until they can. Me and DH chose her name and I don't know why they think they have the right to question it.

Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:20 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM
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Oh and DH agrees with me about telling them that if they can't call her by the name WE gave her, they can stay away till they are willing to

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM

bump

ChelseySpelsey
by on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM
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Then if your hubby agrees, do what you've gotta do.

That's bullshit.
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heresjohnny
by Emerald Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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They're filipino and they're upset she doesn't have a "spanish" name?

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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i would just get over it .... think of it as their nick name for her.....  my son is jameson  i call him james or bill.... both clearly are not his name my sister is nicolette but we occasionally call her nicole  and my other dd is juliana  we call her julia or even juliet.....  seriously just let it go.

Mama2ETA
by on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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 FFS Get over it. Is it like "uh" at the end? For real, you need to let it go. There are bigger issues in life.

bustybee
by Buzz Lightyear on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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I'd probably do what you are thinking of doing

Quoting Anonymous:

Oh and DH agrees with me about telling them that if they can't call her by the name WE gave her, they can stay away till they are willing to


 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:26 PM
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The funny thing is  the name Isabella is actually Dutch not spanish.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:26 PM
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 filipinos speak with a spanish dialect hello..... illocano


Quoting heresjohnny:

They're filipino and they're upset she doesn't have a "spanish" name?


 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:27 PM

Alot of Filipinos have Spanish names



Quoting heresjohnny:

They're filipino and they're upset she doesn't have a "spanish" name?



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