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Taking Your Husbands Name

These Women Kept Their Maiden Names And This Was The Reaction

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Weddings

Following the marriage proposal, brides-to-be are inevitably asked this polarizing question: Are you changing your name? For some, the answer is a...

Why Do Strange Names Keep Popping Up in My Facebook Feed?

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Lila Nordstrom

It hasn't been scientifically proven, but for the record, age 28 is the year that your Facebook newsfeed turns into an unfamiliar landscape -- and it's not that you get too old to fully understand what the "kids" are doing or stop catching the latest pop culture references.

Should A Woman Take Her Husband's Last Name?

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings

It is estimated that just 8 percent of American women will keep their last names after marriage. That's down from a record high of about 23 percent in...

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.

What You Might Not Know About Changing Your Name

Danielle Tate | Posted 06.11.2012 | Weddings
Danielle Tate

Whether bride or groom, changing your name is certainly not mandatory by any means, but it is an important topic to discuss with your spouse.

Is This The Toughest Marriage Decision Of Them All?

Ariel Meadow Stallings | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weddings
Ariel Meadow Stallings

During the process of researching my book, I spoke with more than 50 brides. The issue that got everyone the most riled up was the debate over last names. Despite all the months of cordial discussions over the nuances of indie wedding planning, the debate over last names quickly became heated.