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If I should ever marry again, then by default I would expect the woman to take my surname. If she has a profession or business based around another name, I can understand a need to continue use of that name but it need not stop her from taking mine as her legal name.

I would be open, as with most things, to discussion and would try to understand any thoughts and feelings she might have to the contrary but I don't imagine I'd be persuaded. I know of more than one unmarried couple where the woman has taken the man's name and it just seems right to me that a woman who belongs to me by marriage would take my name.

If the woman has a name from a previous marriage, then absolutely and without question, I would have her take my name. A refusal to do so would not be countenanced.

As for this nonsense of "Ms" in a society where the norm is for a married female to be addressed as "Mrs", I just see it as a way for a woman to offer insult to her husband. For sure, if it was normal to have a married version of the male honorific, I would happily adopt it - why not? (Actually it did change historically, in some circles, but the shortened version of both is still "Mr".)

A readers' forum post by Interesdom on Mon, 06/06/2005 - 00:29 | reply to this comment Mrs, Miss and Ms A readers' forum post by Louise C on Mon, 06/06/2005 - 04:37 | reply to this comment Historically, ,'Mistress' was the title used for all women, married or single. 'Miss' was originally a title only used to describe very young girls, or prostitutes. I think it became normal to address young women as 'miss' in about the 18th century.

Since I sometimes use my maiden name and sometimes my married name, I prefer to use 'Ms' when I use my maiden name, because otherwise sometimes people tend to assume that my maiden name is also my husband's name, which he finds very annoying.


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