What's in a name? Quite a bit, actually.
Once my ex-husband and I sat in front of our mediator, I realized that I could become "Laura Lifshitz" officially again. Not just in spirit, but in fact. Since I'm a mom to a four-year-old, I wondered if the two of us having different last names would be damning.
11. Politely correcting people will become second nature. "Sometimes people make the mistake of assuming we have the same
Wow. Today I had a real eye opener. I received a Thomasville Furniture flyer in the mail addressed to my ex-husband's new wife. This is upsetting on two fronts: 1. Why is she shopping at Thomasville when I am waiting for the year end clearance sale at Rooms To Go?
"When I got married, I kept my name for several reasons: 1) I had just received my master's degree with my name, and thought
Society may let out a collective groan whenever a new celebrity couple “mashup” name is introduced into the American lexicon
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.