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Death of a Name.

Saying goodbye to my maiden name

It is traditional for a woman to take her husband’s last name and forsake her own. In the past, when a woman’s only identity was her husband’s, this name change wasn’t an issue, however, as women have created identities for themselves, separate from their husbands, this custom has been challenged. It has become more accepted for women to add to, hyphenate, or keep their maiden…

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Elizabeth Wilks

Elizabeth Wilks

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When she’s not writing at the coffee shop, cuddling with her cat, or watching bad reality television, you can find her traveling to new and familiar places.