No man has even been asked to explain why he should get to keep his surname.
"Different doesn't mean better or worse, it just means different." I strive to live and remember this every day, though for some reason when the topic arises of keeping your last name in marriage, many people are unable to respond in the light of this illuminating quote.
What's in a name? Quite a bit, actually.
In most cases, the wife ends up taking her husband's name.
I intended the article to be a sweet little love story, but it certainly hit a nerve bigger than the sciatic. And I get it. The decision whether to take your spouse's last name, keep yours, combine both or pick a new one entirely is an important one.
The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under the terms of a secret negotiation text obtained by The Huffington Post.
When I married my second husband--the love of my life--I did not want to change my name, so I kept Strauss. (Deep down I know he would love it if I changed my last name to his, though.)
Some of my children's friends are unsure how to address me. I know they're trying to be polite when they call me "Mrs." and
Before splitting up, I remember hearing about other people who'd been through a divorce and kept their married names. It baffled me.