(Closed) anybody not changing their last name?

posted 6 years ago in Traditions
Post # 3
2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@millielue:  yes. I did a thread last week about this. Fiance thinks it’s weird to have different last names. Doesn’t bother me one bit. I came to the conclusion that I am going to wait until a couple months after the wedding to decide. Here’s the post. The other bees had really good things to say about it!

Post # 5
23636 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I struggled with this one for a long time, 6 months after my wedding I decided to officially change my name by making my maiden name my middle name, but I totally still go by my maiden name in most worlds…I now answer to two names!

There’s nothing wrong with keeping your own name – my mother did.  We did frequently have to answer silly little questions like “What happened to your father?” 😛

Post # 6
2386 posts
Buzzing bee

I did not change my name and my Darling Husband is fine with it. And surprisingly his family, which is quite conservative, is fine with it as well. 

I’ve only had one person have negative things to say. No one else has said anything to me. 

Post # 7
71 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I will be hyphenating our last names

Post # 8
11 posts
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m not changing my name, and I know from experience that it’s not weird for kids to have a different last name from their mother (or their father for that matter). It’s really, really not weird.

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