For me personally i do agree on the longer name & then the shorter as a nick but thing is my nephew is called " charlie " & just charlie, he isn't charles which my grandma knows but she insists on calling him charles ..
I think it's nice to give your child a longer name so that the option is always there. My full name is Rosanna but i've always been called Rosie and i have never considered it a bad thing. It isn't really something that will effect your child until he/she is older =)
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