I have ALWAYS wanted to give my child his/her father's last name, and my boyfriend wants the baby to take his last name as well. We agreed on it, there wasn't any pressure from him making me do it or anything it's what I want too! (as do his parents). It seems my parents just live to make everything more difficult than it already is though.. I'm living at my parents' house after the baby arrives because they don't want me to move out until my boyfriend and I can afford to and can take care of ourselves and a baby. But since we're not married and the baby will be living at my house with my family for the first bit.. my parents want me to give the baby our last name. And after we get married they want the baby to have a hyphenated last name? Obviously I disagree 100% but I'm through with arguing with them! At this point I feel like I'll just write my boyfriend's last name down at the hospital on the birth certificate forms LOL. Any advice/people having similar issues?!