Do you use a pseudonym online and/or in life? There are several good reasons to use a name other than your usual one when it is appropriate to do so. There are also quite a few areas of life in which a pseudonym would be inadvisable, for example when applying for a bank account or a passport.
Should you use a pseudonym?
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Well, it is time for "Via" to sign off now and become the person her family knows.