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'My Husband Didn't Take My Last Name'

Brita Long | Posted 04.27.2015 | Weddings
Brita Long

When Dan told me he didn't plan on taking my last name, I felt like less of a woman.

10 Things You'll Hear If You Keep Your Maiden Name

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weddings
Kate Van Dellen

Over the past six months, I've played 20 questions more than I've wanted to about my lack of martial name change. These are the top 10 things married women, who kept their maiden name, are sick of hearing.

What Kate Winslet Refuses To Do In Her Marriage

Posted 09.18.2013 | Weddings

We just can't imagine "Kate Rocknroll" accepting the Academy Award for Best Actress. And it looks like we'll never have to. In an interview with T...

8 Women Reveal Why They Refused To Change Their Last Names

Posted 07.09.2013 | Weddings

A May 2013 survey conducted by Facebook in partnership with the Daily Beast found that as many as 65 percent of married women in their 20s and 30s had...

The Surprising Number Of Women Who Take Their Husbands' Last Names

Posted 05.16.2013 | Weddings

Recent studies have shown that the number of women taking their husbands' last name after marriage is on the rise. A new survey of Facebook users hint...

Should You Take Your Husband's Last Name When You Get Married? (POLL)

Posted 03.15.2013 | MarloThomas

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Why My Wife And I Changed Our Last Names After Marriage

Jonathan Jackson | Posted 05.11.2013 | Weddings
Jonathan Jackson

Not everyone in his life was supportive.

Should A Married Woman Take Her Husband's Name?

Posted 03.08.2013 | Weddings

On Thursday, Guardian columnist Jill Filipovic's piece "Why Should Married Women Change Their Names? Let Men Change Theirs" sparked a lot of discussio...

The Biggest Question Brides Have To Answer

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 08.09.2013 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

Once I reached 30, I was convinced I would never take another's name. I'd had this name too long, and after this many years, I've learned to love it. I know who I am with this name; I don't know a new-named version of myself.