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Originally posted by daryllyn
reply to post by mcdgray129
Would it be wrong of me to say you have such a lovely smile? , sorry just couldn't help myself had a few beers hahaha still doesnt change the fact you have such a nice smile .
[color=dodgerblue]Thanks for the reply... and the compliment (:
I think this social experiment that they are running with this poor child is nothing more than a ploy for attention on the parents part. The sad thing is that this little boy will bear the scars of his parent's actions for the rest of his life.
The only one that is losing in this mess is Sasha.
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Sasha's gender was almost revealed when he took to running around their garden naked, but Beck was resolute and encouraged him to play with dolls to hide his masculinity.
Finally the secret got too hard to keep and Beck and Kieran were forced to reveal Sasha's sex when he started school.
Sasha wears a ruched-sleeved and scalloped-collared shirt to school from the girl's uniform list, and has been banned from sporting combat trousers.
The youngster is also encouraged to wear flowery tops at weekends.
Originally posted by daryllyn
[color=dodgerblue]I will share something with you guys that I normally don't talk about that much.
My username is my real name. Sort of.
My parents named me Daryl Lyn (my mom saw the movie Splash three days before I was born, Daryl Hannah starred in that movie with Tom Hanks for those of you that aren't old enough to remember.)
So imagine being a poor girl dressed in hand-me-downs, in a small town with what is usually considered to be a boy's name. Glasses. The whole nine.
I was bullied. Very badly. I would come home crying almost daily and grew to hate my name. I wanted to run away and change my name to Jill... seems so silly now, but I that's what I wanted.
Even as I grew up, I still had a hatred for my name. I could never just tell someone my name once. I always had to repeat it, answer questions about it, listen to the same stupid joke over and over again.
Most common question: Did your parents want a boy? Then why did they give you a boy's name?
Most common joke: A reference to the Bob Newhart Show "This is my brother Daryl and my other brother Daryl."
The beginning of any school year was awkward, the teacher would call out my name, I would raise my hand, and they would look around in a confused manner because they didn't expect a little girl to have their hand raised.
In some ways, I don't think I would be who I am without my name. In other ways, I don't really think it was worth it either.
In my early 20's I had a group of friends that decided that they didn't like my name. They asked what my middle name was but they didn't like that either. So they started calling me Daryllyn and introducing me that way and before I knew it, that was my name. I have gone by Daryllyn for nearly 10 years now.
Now I get compliments instead of questions. I wish I could have been Daryllyn from the beginning. Life would have been less complicated. I may one day have it legally changed...
So in a way, I feel a connection with Sasha.
Naming my children was a huge decision for me. I took a lot of time in choosing to make sure that they didn't go through the same thing as I did growing up.
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Originally posted by CosmicEgg
reply to post by nuttin4U
Why do you think so? Sasha is a perfectly suitable name for either male or female. See here. I have only ever known males named Sasha. Maybe it depends on where you're from, eh?
Why should he be more toward the feminine? Is that a problem?
Maybe he won't commit date rape or beat up guys at the pub or join the military or kill his wife and kids when he grows up.