Marriage Status is Irrelevant

BlogHer Original Post
Submitter Name: 
Mandy Walker
Content Creator Name: 
Mandy Walker
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
Since My Divorce
Category: 
Op/Ed
Description: 
Have you stopped to wonder why marital status is requested on so many registration forms? These days the question is simplistic, ambiguous and serves no legitimate purpose. It's an anachronism. It's time businesses stopped asking it and it's time we stopped answering.