Quoting Little_Bs_Mommy:" Oh boy, the girlfriend thing has nothing to do with his last name, I was just giving a little information ... [snip!] ... guess I've just needed the confidence to do it! I was definitely planning on telling him before the baby comes FYI! Thanks all!"
Quoting A is Me:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Little_Bs_Mommy:</b>" Oh boy, the girlfriend thing has nothing ... [snip!] ... than actually looking out for the best interest of the child. Can you imagine your kid dragging around a deadbeat's surname?"
Quoting I'm His Amy He's My Rory:" There's no laws anywhere in the United States dictating last name usage. You could have the last name ... [snip!] ... name Smith and give one of your kid's the last name Fartsmeller, then another, Bonelicker, then another Knobhead if you wanted."
Quoting Mrs. God of Thunder:" You have your reasons and whatever they may be is your choice. Good luck with the baby in the future and I wish you much happiness in being a momma. "
Quoting MommyToWesley:" If you previously told him that you were going to give the child his last name, then you should tell ... [snip!] ... or in a long-term relationship, and especially if they aren't together. I definitely think you're making the right decision! "
Quoting meggg+J&B♥:" this! i wish i would of done that, my ex is a deadbeat and we're going through a huge court battle, ... [snip!] ... stuck carrying around a name that means nothing to him, and in my opinion "honoring" a deadbeat dad..just put your last name!"