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Discourse On Women’s Reasoning Behind Not Taking Up A Husband’s Surname Reveals 18 Interesting Answers

Published 3 weeks ago

Weddings are usually traditional affairs, with the white gown, walking down the aisle, exchange of the rings, kissing at the altar and the crowning moment of being introduced as the new Mr and Mrs [insert surname of new husband here]. 

However, this tradition of taking up a husband’s surname seems to be changing rapidly. One curious netizen provoked an intense discussion when she asked women online, what their reasoning was behind a decision to not take a husband’s last name. As usual, Netizens delivered and we’ve found some of the most thought-provoking opinions on the subject and shared them below for rumination. 

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Shanilou Perera

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