Your Married Name: Would You Keep It If Your Marriage Ended?

As a married name change expert, I do a great deal of reading on the topic of (surprise) married name change.  Once in a while the concept of married names and divorce comes up.  As this is a newlywed blog, we don’t mention the “D word” very often.  However, married...

Burger King Married Name Change Sparks Chain to Pick Up Wedding Tab

Miss King was proposed to by Mr. Burger and she said yes (we’re not making this up)!  The newly engaged couple shared their big news with a photo next to their town’s Burger King restaurant.  Thanks to the beauty of social media, Burger King learned of their engagement and pending...

Angelina Changes to Her Married Name, Surprising the World with a Semi-Conventional Switch

Every time the world believes it understands Angelina Jolie, she does something unconventional.  Now she’s surprising the press by doing something semi-conventional: changing her name after her marriage to Brad Pitt.  Angelina has made two high profile uses of the name Angelina Jolie Pitt recently, which indicates she’s made the switch mentally and...

Is Keeping Your Maiden Name a Huge Mistake?

In the controversial world of married name change there is much debate around whether a woman should change her name after marriage.  In the whirlwind of debate there are the multiple choices of names that a married woman can opt to take.  Name change is a personal decision for every bride, and she should weigh...

4 Indoor Newlywed Activities To Do When It’s FREEZING!

BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!  No matter how hot your newlywed love may be it is FREEZING outside!  The approaching winter storm may end up canceling your weekend plans…leaving you stuck at home.  Not to worry!  Here are 4 activities to keep you from climbing the walls this weekend. 1.  Movie Marathon - Start with your wedding...

What’s In A Name?

Newlywed and considering changing your name?  There are so many decisions that come along with “I do”.  Things like whose insurance to merge under, where to live, whether to combine all of your finances, which family you celebrate which holiday with and of course whether to change your name or...

Social Security Married Name Change Update In Florida

On January 6th, a ruling was passed down legalizing same sex marriage in Florida.  Newlyweds rejoiced and attempted to begin their name change process….and ran into push back at Social Security.  Despite have legal marriage certificates, gay couples were denied form processing by Social Security clerks.  It’s difficult enough to...

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