Rachael D. Robnett In The News

Profile: Rachael D. Robnett

December 4, 2017
Men are perceived as powerless and less masculine if their wives choose not to take their surnames after marriage.
December 4, 2017
A recent study suggests men whose wives keep their name are viewed as more feminine
December 4, 2017
"I now pronounce you man and wife, you may kiss the bride... etc and so forth." This is followed shortly after by the MC announcing the newly married couple, "Now, introducing for the first time, Mr. and Mrs. Smith..."
December 4, 2017
If women do not take their husband's surname, it is sometimes perceived as "disempowering" the husband.
November 30, 2017
Today in “Why is this still a thing?”: Keeping your maiden name could affect how people view your husband.
November 30, 2017
While taking their husband's surname was once the norm, women are increasingly choosing to keep their maiden name after marriage.
November 30, 2017
Once upon a time it was considered custom for women to take their husband’s name after marrying.
November 30, 2017
Visiting my family in the Midwest over Thanksgiving, I returned to a topic that’s become very familiar ever since I became engaged a little more than a year ago: Whether I plan to change my last name after I get married.