Originally Posted by mochamakes3
I think the name change becomes a bigger issue as you establish your professional self. I've had people ask if I will change my email addresses. I think I will leave them as is and just hyphenate at work. Hopefully, I'll change companies soon and it will become a non-issue. I'll be changing to a more common name, but will still honor my maiden name. I do wish that it would make a more interesting middle name for our future children. Some of FI's family is pretty upset because he never took his dad's last name and now I'll be taking his mom's name too.
The career thing has A LOT to do with it. I've got some thinking to do.