You could give your soon-to-be-wed buddy the new email address written in calligraphy, on beautiful paper, with her own
questionable adorable password too (such as TrueLove4eva). Wrap it up with a box and ribbon, and boom! You’re done.
It’s certainly easier and much more useful than trying to hand-sew a quilt made from Instagram photos of the happy couple printed onto antique fabrics. Plus, email addresses don’t cost a thing — something you can’t say for many other bridal shower gifts. However, we’re not sure the couple will appreciate this in their wishing well.
See all the beauty products used by Sophia Vergara on her wedding day. (Post continues after video.)
Obviously, this isn’t an option for women who opt to keep their own surnames. However on the whole, women in Australia and the US are continuing to take their husband’s after marriage.
A study by Swinburne University in 2012 found that 64 per cent of married people in Victoria had the same surname, and that around 98 per cent of those women had taken their husband’s surname.
Meanwhile, a poll in the New York Times found around 70 per cent of married women had taken their husband’s surname after marriage.
Furthermore, now that our digital lives are firmly intertwined with our “real” lives a woman’s name change extends beyond the standard driver’s licence and passport. (Post continues after gallery.)