I Did Not Take My Husband's Last Name After We Were Married

For anyone who kept, or plans to keep, their maiden name 13 People

    He Tried to Make Me

    This is sad to say, but the reason I didn't take his last name is because I knew that we weren't going to be together for very long, and I didn't want to have to spend the extra money that a lawyer charges to have it changed back, when we got our divorce. He was very abusive...
    bgordo2 bgordo2
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2008

    I Kept My Maiden Name

    but not for any sort of feminist reason. i had always planned to take my husband's name when we got married. but then the man i fell in love with and planned to marry didn't have an attractive last name. it's not his fault, but it's not a great last name. and also, it rhymes with...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2008

    Regretted Taking Husband's Last Name

    I took my husband's last name, & have since changed my name back to it's original & true form! In a nutshell, I hate my husband's last name...it's an embarrassing name, & it gave me a headache to tell people what my last name was...I would always apologize for that last name...
    ILuvMyHusband ILuvMyHusband
    1 Response Aug 29, 2008

    For Me It's Why Change?

    I kept my last name after my husband and I were married.  It is my name, who I was born and my family.  When I married him I sure as heck didn't marry his family!!  I felt like my name is who I am and I don't want to change it and wear a name that I don't like...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 11, 2008
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