Ridiculous name for baby
PegorySpeck · 23/09/2021 16:24
My step son and gf have recently called their newborn a really awful pretentious name. I know it’s their choice but neither me nor my husband can bring ourselves to say it in a sentence. Every time we talk about him we say ‘the baby’ or the ‘little one’. We have been very diplomatic and said things like ‘ oh that’s unusual’ but they have started to notice we don’t use his name in conversation and it’s becoming tense.
Any advice on how to move forward?
velvetgh0st · 23/09/2021 16:26
Oh dear, that's not ideal! Although as you say, unfortunately it's their baby and their choice.
Could you perhaps create a tolerable nickname from their name? Otherwise I would try and make an effort to say the name when around SS and GF, and then avoid it while with your other half!!
hazandduck · 23/09/2021 16:31
How does using their child’s name correctly actually impact you though?? Do you think you get a say in what the baby should be called? You’re being absolutely awful to someone who has just given birth. Why is it becoming tense? Because you’re being deliberately cruel.
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