This is my second pregnancy and we have found out that we are having a little girl after having our son 3 years ago. My husband and I have been together for 11years and have always talked about calling our potential daughter Layla as it was a name we both loved.
when i was pregnant with my son, we were convinced he was a girl and I opened my mouth and said to my cousin that if it was a girl we were calling her Layla Valerie (valerie) after our grandma. Last year my cousin had a little girl and called her Lyla (she was going to call her Layla until my sister told her that i would completely freak out about it)
It upset me that she had practically used the name that we had picked but i thought at least it was not the same name. My husband on the other hand says that our name is no longer original as my cousins daughters name is only one letter different so he no longer wants to use it and is addamant that we are not calling our daughter layla anymore.
The thought of this just makes me bawl my eyes out as I have had it in my head that this is our daughters name for more than a decade. I have tried to look through baby books and be open minded but nothing even comes close to that name for me.
Am I being silly or is my husband over reacting?