Don’t wanna take his name

Carre✌🏾 • Mommy👶🏽🎀 •Future Clinical Psychologist👩🏾‍💼

My bf and I are planning on getting married and I made it known that I would like to hyphen our last names instead of dropping mine and taking his.

I want this as I love my last name. It Has lots of meaning to me and my father passed away when I was 8 so part of me feels like that’s the last bit of him that I have and if I were to drop it I’d be dropping him. That’s just how I feel. (We were very close)

Well my bf says me not wanting to take his name makes him feel inferior, as though I’m not giving my all into the marriage.

I reassured him that is not the case and explained to him my personal reasons but that didn’t change anything.

Am I wrong for wanting to keep my last name?