I Took My Husband’s Name Upon Marriage – Am I a Pathetic Chattel or Victim of Patriarchal Control?

by Jane Rapin

Am I really a Pathetic Chattel or a Victim of Patriarchal Control Just Because I Took My Husband’s Name upon Marriage?

There’s a disturbing debate raging. It sprang up from inside feminist circles. It seeks to undermine marriage and family values by oppressing those whom it purports to free. What is this topic that has been rumbling on for decades? It’s whether or not a woman should take her husband’s surname upon marriage. Continue reading I Took My Husband’s Name Upon Marriage – Am I a Pathetic Chattel or Victim of Patriarchal Control?