Category Archives: Becoming A Wife


One of the truly amazing things about writing a post for AOW (that even the three of us still find) is that putting something into words not only helps you rationalise things and work through them, but also allows you to realise that you are not alone in what you’re feeling or going through, whatever [...]

Categories: Any Other Wedding, Becoming A Wife, Wedding Planning
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The perfect name

We’ve spoken about the politics behind changing your name for marriage before on AOW.  It’s a fascinating topic; everyone’s got their own reasons for why they did or didn’t, would or wouldn’t change their name.  I did it because I preferred my new surname, and because it felt like officially starting an adventure together with Mr K.  What felt [...]

Categories: Becoming A Wife, Politics and Feminism
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