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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

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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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