(Closed) Did you practice your new signature?

posted 8 years ago in Married Life
  • poll: Did you practice your new signature?
    Yes : (101 votes)
    80 %
    No : (26 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
    590 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012 - St. Philip Catholic Church/Arcadia Brewing Co.

    I did not right my full name but I did practice lots of Hislastname….I now also have an R and it took awhile to look the way I wanted it too.

    Post # 4
    5072 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    yep.  I’ve been practicing like a school girl.

    Post # 6
    362 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I’ve been doodling “Tracey HisLastName” since we got engaged!  I can’t wait to be able to use my now-perfected signature as a Mrs!!

    Post # 7
    1991 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    There are two letters, K and H, that I HATE writing in capital cursive.  And of course my new name is one of those.  So I have practiced some, but I will still really have to get used to it.

    Post # 9
    263 posts
    Helper bee

    When I married my ex husband, it looked like a fourth grader signed the marriage license, because I had to sign my married name for the first time. I would say I should have practiced, but it doesn’t matter now. 😉

    If I get remarried, I will practice, for the sake of the license not looking like I should have used a crayon.

    Post # 10
    11466 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Oh, yes! Haha. I definitely practiced this while we were engaged, and I kept trying to decide between my new signature being in the form of Jane Elizabeth Doe or Jane Smith Doe, or even Jane Elizabeth Smith Doe.  I should have practiced more, however, because, once I was married and legally changed my name to the format of Jane Smith Doe, I found that I had a hard time writing my new last name. It took several months for me to really feel comfortable with it. Now that I’m approaching my third anniversary, however, I’m very used to writing it! 🙂

    Post # 11
    4 posts
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I am still practicing my signature my new last name is going to be Harris and I don’t exactly know how to write a pretty H. I will get it though!!!!Kiss

    Post # 12
    1092 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Yes! And I’m struggling. It just doesn’t look fluid at all. I might take FH’s advice and just do a D with a squiggly line.

    Post # 13
    118 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I had to practice my last name! I went from 5 letters to 11 letters of Dutch!

    Post # 14
    2067 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Yes! I sure did… In fact, I started practicing very early on…

    We started getting to know each other in the end of May 2010… We started dating in August… I started practicing my signature (Firstname DHlastname) on September 17… I know the date because it was my 21st birthday. I was in a grad school night class. I was SO bored and wished I was celebrating my birthday with him, instead of in class.  I walked out of class and there was my Boyfriend or Best Friend (DH now) all dressed up, waiting to take me out to dinner and he had flowers… It was such a nice surprise! But I was particularly caught off guard because I had just been practicing my name with his haha… A year later we were married 🙂 

    Post # 15
    662 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I didn’t practice it and you can definitely tell. 3 weeks into marriage & it still looks horrible.

    Post # 16
    1855 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    haha YUP. I practice all the time. Secretly. Fiance would never let me hear the end of it..haha

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