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Men changing their last name to their wife's last name after marriage...

 
mekarevell

Asked by mekarevell at 11:42 AM on Aug. 7, 2010 in Relationships

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  • A lot of more traditional people consider it to be a slap in the face. We're hyphenated (kept my last name in honor of my father who has passed). and DH's family threw a HUGE fit over it. But if your guy is mature enough to get married, clearly he is old enough to make his own decision. I see nothing wrong with it :)
    LovableNeurotic

    Answer by LovableNeurotic at 12:16 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Never thought about it. Interesting question. I don't see anything wrong with it. To each their own.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 11:43 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Whatever works for them. =) I have a BIL that took his wife's name because his was ridiculous and he had always hated it. lol Personally I don't see a big deal with names, I never changed mine when we married.
    Jessica157

    Answer by Jessica157 at 11:44 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • I see nothing wrong with it.
    Why do women take their husband's name?
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 11:44 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • I agree with Cindy18
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 11:44 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • I know my husband wouldnt have done it ...he wanted me to have his last name I dont see anything wrong with it its different for sure
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 11:45 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • My husband wanted to do it, my last name was Doom...
    But I said no.. we will stick to tradition. lol.
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 11:59 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • I think it is alright as long as everyone is ok with it.
    older

    Answer by older at 12:04 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • never thought about it but if that is what they want to do then fine.
    alyssa1

    Answer by alyssa1 at 12:27 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • The only real reason to take your husbands last name is tradition, IMO. I think it's nice if the man wants to take on his wifes name, why not?
    BubbaLuva

    Answer by BubbaLuva at 1:52 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

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