In Some Countries, Taking Your Husband’s Name is Actually Illegal

And in others, it’s simply frowned upon

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When I got married about 30 years ago, many people were surprised that I opted not to change my name to take on that of my husband. One male friend even opined that if a woman wouldn’t take her husband’s name, she didn’t deserve an engagement ring. While I don’t subscribe to the…

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Elle Beau ❇︎

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Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau