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Her Husband’s Last Name: Does a Woman’s Identity Change, Too?

(via godsmokesparliaments)

… A group of Dutch researchers recently found that women who change their name at marriage make nearly $400,000 less over their lifetimes than women who do not. To add insult to injury, they are viewed as older, less educated and unmotivated compared to women who kept their names when they tied the knot.