Should brides always change their name?After saying "I do" (and before saying, "Wait, maybe I don't"), Kim Kardashian spent 72 days as "Mrs. Kris Humphries." During that short stint of a marriage, however, Kim didn't make one of the most traditional (and often expected) changes that come with walking down the aisle - legally changing her last name.
It's an age-old tradition that has been followed, seemingly without too much protest, for years. For most, making the switch to their husband's last name is exciting; a sort of "final seal" on the lifelong vows you've made. But many women are challenging this tradition nowadays, especially those who are less religious and more educated, according to studies - Kim K included, though we wouldn't exactly call her educated.
And yet, despite the habits of celebrities, "normal" Americans are all for tradition. So much, in fact, that a recent nationally representative survey of 815 Americans showed that 50 percent would support a law which requires women to change their last Read More »from Should Women Be Required to Take Their Husband's Last Name?