The Name Game
In all the chaos of wedding planning, your minds will be caught up in planning the day, choosing the dresses/suits, writing vows, inviting guests, sampling foods… it’s easy to overlook one of the most important things: your marriage! A key part of your status changing from single (legally speaking, aka unmarried) to married is your name. In traditional marriages, the woman takes the man’s name as her own, and it’s the name that’s given to their children should they have any. But what happens if the marriage is between two men, or two women? Here’s some ideas of what you can do.