The Globe and Mail suggested that women who get married should say “I don’t” to changing their name. It cited research that demonstrates that a woman who assumes her husband’s name is regarded as more emotional, less intelligent, less competent and less ambitious.
It was the day after my 34th birthday, and Mary Kassian’s message rocked my thinking. I was a feminist! The culture had infiltrated my mind way more than I cared to admit. God had some foundational repair work to do.