Anyone else struggling with their new signature? lol

posted 3 months ago in The Lounge
Post # 2
1083 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

ohdarling :  Oh wow you’re good. I don’t think I will update my name at work. Just because I see so many aspects of the business, and I have only been here about 6 weeks (getting married next month), and I don’t want to confuse people. 

As for my signature – my current one is such a pain because the letters don’t flow nicely in cursive. But my new one will. So keen to start signing with it!

Post # 3
6605 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

Lol. My work also updated without my checking in, but four years later I still have a coworker who forgets occasionally. For whatever reason, I caught onto my new signature immediately, but had to use both for awhile because my professional license didn’t change until it came up for renewal. I wasn’t going to give them a dime beforehand to print me a new sheet of paper. 

Post # 4
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2020 - Clarksville, VA

My soonish to be last name starts with an F and I cannot seem to get a cursive F down. Plus they look too similar to how I make my T for my first name. 

Post # 5
901 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2019

I hand addressed all of our save the dates in cursive and since my husband’s side is all men they all have what became my new last name so I got good practice! I had to look up how to do a capital cursive S though!

Post # 6
1371 posts
Bumble bee

I didn’t practice ahead of time and was so lost once I had to do it for the first time! It was then that I realized my first and last name are only different by 2 letters – for example Ashley Ashlyn. So now I just sign my first and last the exact same way lol. 

Post # 7
431 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2020

I actually don’t plan on changing my signature. It’s almost completely illegible anyway (basically my first 2 initials and then a squiggly line) so I don’t really see the need to change. My first 2 initials aren’t changing so it won’t look much different anyway.

Aslo, I kind of like the idea that it will be a sort of secret connection to my maiden name.

Post # 9
1971 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

I changed my name but not my signature.  It’s on everything- stuff that

Post # 10
2794 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

My maiden name signature was so childish I couldn’t wait to change it. 

I did practice it loads though before hand as I changed my passport in advance so needed it for that. Also my married name has a hyphen and I had to work out how that would happen.


Post # 11
2130 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

Lol I practiced some ahead of time. I pretty much write the first letter of my name and then write out his last name. I make the capitalized letters kind of large and the other tall letters are tall. Everything else is pretty much a scribble. It’s pretty fun to have to come up with a new signature. 

Post # 12
416 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2018

I didn’t change my signature. Well, my signature isn’t really text, anyway, so it doesn’t contain my maiden name. 😛

Post # 13
1536 posts
Bumble bee

I sign my name regularly for work so when I switched my name I would print multiple copies of document signature pages bc I’d mess it up. Took a couple weeks for me before  it became second nature.

Post # 14
707 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2018 - UK

I hated my old signature, it was just an illegible scribble. I was quite happy with the idea that I could change it and find something a bit nicer, but now it’s still just a slightly different illegible scribble…

Post # 15
181 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

sbl99 :  If your only hestitation is confusion, don’t worry! I was at my job for two months before I got married and I had to change my name with work since I changed it legally (otherwise my paycheck and benefits, etc. were in the wrong name). Most people catch on very quickly. A few got confused and emailed me something like, “sorry, I meant to send this to a different person” and I was able to respond and explain.

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