By Mandy Walker for YourTango.com
I consider myself a feminist. And yet, I took my husband's name when I got married over twenty years ago. Lookin...
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She was on the public stage for nearly a decade as Kate Middleton, so a mere wedding, despite all the pageantry and coverage, is not enough to dislodge the association.
Before splitting up, I remember hearing about other people who'd been through a divorce and kept their married names. It baffled me.
Society may let out a collective groan whenever a new celebrity couple “mashup” name is introduced into the American lexicon (“Kimye,” anyone?...
If you change your last name in any way, you're going to have some hoops to jump through in the workplace to establish your new identity.
My tone went beseeching. It was wringing its delicate hands. It was wearing a little pink dress. What is this voice girls and women slip into so naturally, and then out of again, on a daily basis?
A traditionalist might expect a bride to change her last name after marriage, while a feminist might suggest she do whatever she and her partner decid...
So, when it comes to changing your name, do what's best for you and your spouse -- if you don't want to take his name, he can take yours or you can start over. What have you done about changing your names?
Almost every child in this country still carries the surname of the father. It's comfy, it feels natural, and you may never have even thought about it.
Married names, like the institution of marriage itself, are not what they used to be.
As women, we've heard all about what we're supposed to do. Whet...
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