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WritingIsMyReligion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-11-05 03:16 PM
Response to Reply #50
125. OMG I SO agree.
That drives me foolish.

You sound like a good guy, Redstone.

:hug:
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  -How do you feel about women changing their names after marriage? prolesunited  Dec-10-05 07:27 PM   #0 
  - Whatever you  Strong Atheist   Dec-10-05 07:28 PM   #1 
  - prolesjay doesn't roll off the tongue.  Beware the Beast Man   Dec-10-05 07:31 PM   #2 
  - At least you know  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 07:34 PM   #8 
     - That should be decided by arm wrestling.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 07:36 PM   #12 
        - OK  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 07:40 PM   #14 
  - I wish I hadn't  LeftyMom   Dec-10-05 07:31 PM   #3 
  - Why?  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:26 PM   #45 
     - Changing it back is going to be a pain in the ass  LeftyMom   Dec-10-05 08:33 PM   #48 
        - Aha, a change is in the wind. I didn't know that. Yes, I supposed it  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:40 PM   #55 
        - The ex and I split years ago  LeftyMom   Dec-10-05 08:42 PM   #57 
           - You referred to him as "The ex," rather than "My ex." How many people,  Redstone   Dec-10-05 09:00 PM   #65 
              - I've been married three times -- to my "current" husband for 32 years.  Radio_Lady   Dec-10-05 09:29 PM   #78 
        - See... that's what I was thinking...  Misunderestimator   Dec-10-05 09:13 PM   #69 
           - Don't Spanish women use their names as hyphenates at the end of  Radio_Lady   Dec-10-05 09:33 PM   #79 
              - The hyphen is used in English-speaking countries to eliminate confusion.  July   Dec-11-05 08:34 AM   #96 
  - I am refusing to change mine  WindRavenX   Dec-10-05 07:32 PM   #4 
  - As you may have read downthread, it doesn't matter to me, but  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:35 PM   #50 
     - I hate using titles  Kali   Dec-10-05 09:48 PM   #81 
     - Of course, you're still you. And no amount of name-changing can  Redstone   Dec-10-05 10:53 PM   #86 
     - OMG I SO agree.  WritingIsMyReligion   Dec-11-05 03:16 PM   #125 
  - I did it, my daughter did, too  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-10-05 07:32 PM   #5 
  - I'm an unmarried guy, but ...  Akoto   Dec-10-05 07:33 PM   #6 
  - So, you'll be adding your future wife's last name  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 07:36 PM   #11 
     - I'm not planning to marry for quite a long time ...  Akoto   Dec-10-05 07:40 PM   #13 
  - I've been married twice, and told both women: You can do whatever you  Redstone   Dec-10-05 07:34 PM   # 
  - Thank you! I don't like hyphenated names either.  Bunny   Dec-10-05 07:54 PM   #17 
  - Or pick both, as I said. But without the hyphen. Besides, what happens  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:06 PM   #24 
     - Tommy Smith-Jones-Black-Brown?  Bunny   Dec-10-05 08:13 PM   #30 
        - Tommy Smijoblabro  uppityperson   Dec-10-05 08:24 PM   #39 
        - Oh I like that!  Bunny   Dec-10-05 08:26 PM   #44 
        - Who marries Jane Black-Jones- Smith-Stone, who becomes  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:25 PM   #41 
           - Ad nauseum, I fear.  Bunny   Dec-10-05 08:27 PM   #46 
              - Unless we stop it now. I will if you will.  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:37 PM   #53 
                 - It's a deal!  Bunny   Dec-10-05 08:43 PM   #58 
                    - Done and done. I think we've saved the Lounge from a great deal  Redstone   Dec-10-05 08:53 PM   #62 
                       - Never let it be said that we didn't do all we could.  Bunny   Dec-10-05 08:57 PM   #64 
                          - Maybe some day, they'll remember us for our sacrifice in the interest  Redstone   Dec-10-05 09:02 PM   #66 
                             - The Bunny Redstone Memorial Bridge.  Bunny   Dec-10-05 09:07 PM   #68 
                                - Oh, thank you. You just made me laugh out loud, and I like to do that.  Redstone   Dec-10-05 09:18 PM   #73 
                                   - Glad to be of service.  Bunny   Dec-10-05 09:21 PM   #74 
                                      - Good night to you, too. Sleep well, my friend.  Redstone   Dec-10-05 09:42 PM   #80 
  - I told my my current (and only wife) the same things...  mitchum   Dec-10-05 08:12 PM   #29 
     - So, did she take your last name  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:19 PM   #33 
     - She took mine because she says that she has never liked the sound of hers  mitchum   Dec-10-05 08:24 PM   #40 
     - See my post above about Spanish surnames.  July   Dec-11-05 08:39 AM   #99 
        - It certainly makes sense when it's a cultural tradition...  mitchum   Dec-11-05 02:06 PM   #119 
  - You all should have the same last name--whoever changes it.  tjdee   Dec-10-05 07:34 PM   #7 
  - If we're okay with having different last names, what's it to you?  July   Dec-11-05 08:36 AM   #98 
     - Yes, but again, I don't see the big deal.  tjdee   Dec-11-05 01:07 PM   #114 
  - Let's start a new trend,  Strong Atheist   Dec-10-05 07:35 PM   #9 
  - Already in practice :-)  Book Lover   Dec-11-05 01:55 AM   #89 
  - Cool! nt.  Strong Atheist   Dec-11-05 07:33 AM   #90 
  - I always thought that made sense. n/t  Jade Fox   Dec-11-05 12:14 PM   #108 
     - We agree! nt.  Strong Atheist   Dec-11-05 01:51 PM   #115 
  - I say whatever works for you personally.  kitkatrose   Dec-10-05 07:35 PM   #10 
  - I'm 42  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 07:48 PM   #15 
     - Great. Let's just pick a new last name.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 07:56 PM   #18 
        - How 'bout Trump?  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:02 PM   #21 
        - I did this, and it worked out really well. However, I only did it in...  I Have A Dream   Dec-10-05 10:28 PM   #84 
  - I took my ex-husband's name upon marriage  Karenina   Dec-10-05 07:50 PM   #16 
  - That's one reason I would consider it  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:03 PM   #23 
  - My ex didn't take my name  Robb   Dec-10-05 07:57 PM   #19 
  - Oh no!  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:00 PM   #20 
  - Whatever you want  supernova   Dec-10-05 08:02 PM   #22 
  - I hyphenated, but I should have just kept my name.  Oregonian   Dec-10-05 08:06 PM   #25 
  - I didn't the first time I married.  flamingyouth   Dec-10-05 08:07 PM   #26 
  - flamingris? That's just dumb.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:11 PM   #28 
     - Do you prefer flamingrits?  flamingyouth   Dec-10-05 08:15 PM   #32 
        - "Flamingrits" kicks ass!  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:20 PM   #34 
           - ROFL  flamingyouth   Dec-10-05 08:24 PM   #38 
  - The truly modern solution:  distantearlywarning   Dec-10-05 08:08 PM   #27 
  - I know a couple who did that.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:15 PM   #31 
     - How about Monkey?  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:22 PM   #35 
     - How about....  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-10-05 08:23 PM   #37 
     - Done!  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:26 PM   #43 
     - It was a JOKE!  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:36 PM   #51 
        - Too late. I've ordered business cards.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:39 PM   #54 
        - Oh, is that so?  Prag   Dec-11-05 12:31 PM   #111 
     - Seconded.  Prag   Dec-11-05 12:30 PM   #110 
     - We didn't choose "Dragon"  distantearlywarning   Dec-10-05 08:23 PM   #36 
  - Kept mine. Took me too long to learn how to spell it.  graywarrior   Dec-10-05 08:25 PM   #42 
  - Not sure why I did it  Kali   Dec-10-05 08:29 PM   #47 
  - Both our parents  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:35 PM   #49 
     - Just wait until they hear that we're Mr & Mrs Monkey!  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 08:37 PM   #52 
        - Yes, I'm sure that will make them happy.  prolesunited   Dec-10-05 08:43 PM   #59 
  - If his last name sounds better than mine I'll take it.  xmas74   Dec-10-05 08:41 PM   #56 
  - My wife didn't change hers  Will Robinson   Dec-10-05 08:44 PM   #60 
  - I kept my name  riderinthestorm   Dec-10-05 08:51 PM   #61 
  - Depends on the name  Maine Mary   Dec-10-05 08:54 PM   #63 
  - Perhaps a compromise is in order.  Blue-Jay   Dec-10-05 09:06 PM   #67 
  - Three letters. . .  sbj405   Dec-10-05 09:13 PM   #70 
  - I think it's fine for women that want to do that; however, I was always  Thtwudbeme   Dec-10-05 09:15 PM   #71 
  - Whatever they want  BamaGirl   Dec-10-05 09:16 PM   #72 
  - I took my husband's name  gollygee   Dec-10-05 09:24 PM   #75 
  - It's OK so long as she doesn't change her name to a cryptic symbol  Telly Savalas   Dec-10-05 09:25 PM   #76 
  - Eh, I shouldn't have done it.  Ellen Forradalom   Dec-10-05 09:27 PM   #77 
  - While of course it would be up to my wife to choose  socialdemocrat1981   Dec-10-05 09:54 PM   #82 
  - I was just yesterday thinking about posting the same thing. :o>  I Have A Dream   Dec-10-05 10:19 PM   #83 
  - It's great that women do what they want to do.  swag   Dec-10-05 10:32 PM   #85 
  - What I would do vs. what I did do  conflictgirl   Dec-11-05 12:38 AM   #87 
  - I did not  benny05   Dec-11-05 01:39 AM   #88 
  - It was alright for me  raptor_rider   Dec-11-05 07:55 AM   #91 
  - I'm keeping my last name,  Simply Fugue   Dec-11-05 08:15 AM   #92 
  - I changed my name when I got married.  scarlet_owl   Dec-11-05 08:19 AM   #93 
  - I did the first time, but won't the next.  eyesroll   Dec-11-05 08:27 AM   #94 
  - I would have a problem with your mother's plan, if she were my mother.  July   Dec-11-05 08:46 AM   #100 
  - It just seems like it's that one instance --in a newspaper birth  eyesroll   Dec-11-05 10:14 AM   #101 
  - God forbid perfect strangers  prolesunited   Dec-11-05 11:34 AM   #102 
  - I did the first time, but won't the next.  eyesroll   Dec-11-05 08:27 AM   #95 
  - My Wife kept her last name  new_beawr   Dec-11-05 08:34 AM   #97 
  - Well, think how much it would irritate her  prolesunited   Dec-11-05 11:36 AM   #103 
     - Well, it doesn't irritate her  new_beawr   Dec-11-05 12:26 PM   #109 
  - It made no difference to me...I have bigger fish to fry. I took his becaus  MrsGrumpy   Dec-11-05 11:42 AM   #104 
  - Anyone doing genealogy in the future  kskiska   Dec-11-05 11:54 AM   #105 
  - I feel that it's none of my business what other women do.  Heidi   Dec-11-05 11:55 AM   #106 
  - I just took my husband's  China_cat   Dec-11-05 12:09 PM   #107 
  - first two hubby's no name change  AZDemDist6   Dec-11-05 12:33 PM   #112 
  - I knew a woman that took her Husbands last name ONLY because  new_beawr   Dec-11-05 12:34 PM   #113 
  - I changed my name to my husband's.  Left Is Write   Dec-11-05 01:57 PM   #116 
  - I told my wife in no unclear terms that I wanted NO change  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-11-05 02:02 PM   #117 
  - Just do what I did and it will eliminate all last name problems!  suzbaby   Dec-11-05 02:02 PM   #118 
  - I was terribly torn 20 years ago.  SW FL Dem   Dec-11-05 02:20 PM   #120 
  - I kept mine..many years ago.  Beausoir   Dec-11-05 03:05 PM   #121 
  - I personally think it's ridiculous.  WritingIsMyReligion   Dec-11-05 03:08 PM   #122 
  - Well, It was a requirement for my wife and she was fine with it.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-11-05 03:10 PM   #123 
  - Can I ask why it was a "requirement?"  eyesroll   Dec-11-05 04:51 PM   #127 
     - Make that two of us  prolesunited   Dec-11-05 11:09 PM   #129 
  - I asked my wife what she preferred.  RandomKoolzip   Dec-11-05 03:12 PM   #124 
  - delete n/t  Orsino   Dec-11-05 03:29 PM   #126 
  - I have a cutesy name because I took....  Tikki   Dec-11-05 05:06 PM   #128 
  - My mom just did it a couple of years ago  KamaAina   Dec-11-05 11:25 PM   #130 
 

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