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new study finds women who take their husband’s name are perceived as less competent and worth less in salary

Thoughts?

http://www.glamour.com/weddings/blogs/save-the-date/2010/04/taking-your-husbands-name-is-a.html?mbid=fb_fanpage

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on May. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (12)
  • It makes some sense in a professional field like medicine or journalism where your name is being published or is easily recognized by your peers. Changing your name can be a set back in those situations.
    RhondaVeggie

    Answer by RhondaVeggie at 3:45 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • http://www.glamour.com/weddings/blogs/save-the-date/2010/04/taking-your-husbands-name-is-a.html?mbid=fb_fanpage

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • i dont really care. i dont even like his last name, it's strange. but when we get married i will be taking it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:51 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Ha, not true in my case. I make alittle more than twice what he does.
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 2:51 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • It's a crock of S*** like most studies.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 PM on May. 27, 2010

  •  "People who believe these type of studies are perceived as brain-dead morons who believe everything they read."

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:59 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • HA HA HA! Thank you, Anon :59! Couldn't have said it any better!!!!
    CaseyErin

    Answer by CaseyErin at 3:03 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Well, it was in Glamour so that means it must be true. I'm sure it was a highly scientific study.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 3:06 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Sadly, I dont think its her name, it is just the fact that she is a woman is why she makes less.
    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 3:09 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Ummm, how would they know? How does anyone know? That's so weird.
    danielp

    Answer by danielp at 5:05 PM on May. 27, 2010