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

    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

    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

    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
    31-35
    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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