Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Will he take my name?

Nekessa Opoti in a fictional account on having her husband take her last name. Read more and join in the debate on whether women should keep their names or that of their husband's. Click here.

When I proposed to my husband, he was elated. We had been dating for about two years. I did all the right things. We were both college graduates, but he earned slightly less than I did. I was supposed to be the bread-winner, but the extra income would come in handy when we began raising a family and building a home. In many ways, we were a conventional couple.