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Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, November 7, 2011

Maiden Names

Are women who take their husband's names perceived to be less intelligent and more caring?  Find out here, according to a new study.


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The practice of 'taking the husband's name' is a traditional one - whenever the tradition started (probably centuries ago) it was probably perceived that the wife was less intelligent and more caring than the husband.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney | Nov 7, 2011 7:00:34 AM

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