This is a guest post by Liore Klein.
“Hello, my name is Liore. It’s pronounced like Eeyore-with-an-L. Or Dior-with-an-L, if you’re fancy. If that’s too complicated, you can call me Leo.”
I never thought introducing myself would become so complicated.
My name is one of my favorite things about myself. It means “my light,” or “light to me.” On a good day, I think it’s awesome and it completely fits my personality (bubbly, energetic, optimistic, Cancer, ESFP). I even love how it’s spelled – Liore, instead of Lior/Leor/Lee-or. On an annoying day, also known as the first day of work or school, I sometimes wonder if it creates more confusion than it’s worth. Why?
- It’s difficult to pronounce, at least for Americans.
- It’s a gender neutral name. Continue reading