05/26/2015 06:00 pm ET

10 Things Not To Say To A Married Woman Who Didn't Change Her Name

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1. What do I even call you?
This is seriously something I was asked last week. Call me by my first and last name, like you've been doing literally for years. If that's confusing to you, I feel like you shouldn't be allowed to operate a motor vehicle, handle sharp objects, or leave your house, period.

2. Is your husband upset?
No. Why would he be? I hope you value me enough to know that I wouldn't be married to a chauvinist who cries himself to sleep because I didn't take his last name.

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