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Marriage

"Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman," 1998

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Front cover of Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman, written by Helen Jacobus Apte in the early 1900s, discovered by her grandson Marcus Rosenbaum, and published in 1998.

Front cover of Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman, written by Helen Jacobus Apte in the early 1900s, discovered by her grandson Marcus Rosenbaum, and published in 1998.

Josephine Earp

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Photo thought to be of Josephine Earp.
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Photo thought to be of Josephine Earp.
Courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.

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"Lady at the OK Corral" by Ann Kirschner

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Lady at the OK Corral by Ann Kirschner.
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Lady at the OK Corral by Ann Kirschner.
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A Jones by Any Other (Married) Name

I recently got engaged, and despite the fact that my byline is short and simple, figuring out what to do about my last name will be tricky.

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder's Family

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"Proud of my family, aware of my choices." Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder 's family.
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"Proud of my family, aware of my choices." Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder 's family.

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A Family Sitting on a Couch

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A family sitting on a couch readings a book.

Photo by Anthony Catalano (Whiskeygonebad) via Flickr.

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A family sitting on a couch readings a book.

Photo by Anthony Catalano (Whiskeygonebad) via Flickr.

Let’s Get Real About Marriage and Parenting

“Being a diplomat is no career for a woman who wants to have a family,” said the consul.

“By the time you’re ready to get married he’ll be married,” said my mother.

“Don’t put off having children,” said the prominent professor.

Phyllis Schlafly

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Controversial women's issues figure, Phyllis Schlafly.
Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr
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Controversial women's issues figure, Phyllis Schlafly.
Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Marriage." (Viewed on February 8, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/marriage>.

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