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Should You Change Your Name After Marriage -- And Again After Divorce?

Nell Kathleen Gibbon | Posted 03.27.2015 | Divorce
Nell Kathleen Gibbon

Giving up my name felt akin to giving up a room of my own, something Virginia Woolf had taught me not to do. But my sense of tradition and my need to please turned on Virginia Woolf that day. I walked out as Nell Kathleen Gibbon.

7 Ways Real Brides Can Save Money On Their Wedding

Posted 03.27.2015 | Good News

The phrase “till death do us part” has many implications -- like committing yourself to someone forever, merging bank accounts with that person in...

8 Times You Should Say 'No' To The Dress

BRIDES | Posted 03.16.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

The signs you've found the perfect wedding dress are impossible to miss, but not every dress can be The One.

Bride Walks Out Of Wedding After Groom Fails Her Math Test

AP | Posted 03.13.2015 | Weddings

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday. The ...

This Wedding Dress Was Grown From Fungus (Yes, Fungus)

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.04.2015 | Weddings

Would you wear a wedding dress grown from fungus? One bride protested the excess of single-use wedding dresses by growing her own gown for $40 in a fe...

Wedding Planning: Managing the Runaway Train

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

People are just excited and everyone wants to hear planning details. Let others know that you are taking your time and will begin the planning process as soon as you're ready.

10 Pieces Of Retro Marital Advice That Have No Place In The Modern Marriage

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.23.2015 | Weddings

After getting engaged, couples are generally inundated with a barrage of marital advice. And while it's all delivered with good intentions, sometimes ...

The Ugly Side of Wedding Planning

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

If you're planning a wedding you'll likely encounter some of the obstacles that are inevitable along the way. But at least now you can enter the race with some training under your belt. I'll be on the sidelines, cheering you on.

Brides Reveal Their Biggest Fears About Marriage

BRIDES | Posted 02.09.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

By Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Getty Images Everyone always says that getting married is one of the best days of your life (and it is!), but ...

10 Corners You Should Never Cut When Planning A Wedding

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Sure, you might be super close with someone that has DJ'd a few parties, and maybe you do like the idea of your cousin as your officiant. Trust us, keep your friends and family as guests at your wedding and not as vendors.

The Secret To Amazing Wedding Photos

Bre Thurston | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Bre Thurston

I've been a wedding photographer for 5 years. I've photographed young couples, old couples, straight couples, gay couples, Christian couples, Jewish couples, affluent couples, budget couples, and yet one thing remains the same. People are most beautiful when they laugh.

This Is What True, Lasting Love Looks Like

Linda S. Haase | Posted 03.09.2015 | Weddings
Linda S. Haase

True love is what's left after the candles have burned out, the roses have died and the chocolates are gone.

10 Wedding Dresses We Love For Under $1,000

BRIDES | Posted 03.08.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of dresses that cut cost, not style.

8 Things Married Couples Get Wrong When It Comes To Sex

BRIDES | Posted 03.07.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

A healthy sex life is a key ingredient to a happy, loving, and lasting marriage.

8 New Year's Wedding Resolutions

Bob Mackowski | Posted 03.02.2015 | Weddings
Bob Mackowski

Happy New Year to brides around the world! Now that it's 2015, it's time to make your New Year's wedding resolutions. This is something that needs t...

5 New Year's Resolutions for Bridesmaids

Joanne Barken | Posted 02.23.2015 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

New Year's Eve is just around the corner, so there is no time like the present to start thinking about those resolutions. If you are a bridesmaid this upcoming wedding season, it's also a great time to develop a game plan for mastering your new position.

The Top 10 Celebrity Wedding Moments From 2014

BRIDES | Posted 02.23.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

We tracked down 10 of the most memorable -- crazy good and crazy bad -- moments from this year's celebrity weddings.

How To Survive The Holidays As A Bride

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 02.16.2015 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

With some planning ahead, and a little care-taking, you can still indulge this season and keep the stress levels to a minimum.

5 Things You Only Believe About Weddings Because Advertisers Told You To

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.04.2014 | Weddings

While some wedding traditions are lovely and make for lasting memories, others feel forced, dated and altogether irrelevant. Interestingly enough,...

7 Creative Ways To Add Color To Your Wedding Day Look

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 01.26.2015 | Weddings
Evey Rosenbloom

Color is the new white! Straying from the customary Queen Victoria inspired "white dress," brides are flocking to Pinterest, Rock N Roll Bride and Green Wedding Shoes for inspiration on how to make their day as vibrant and unique as they are.

12 Brides Reveal What They Would Have Done Differently

BRIDES | Posted 01.10.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

You can plan a wedding only up to a point.

I Regret Having a Wedding

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Weddings
Lindsay Patton-Carson

When it comes to parties, I want my favorite people to show up at a dive bar so we can all drink from cheap pitchers (gin and tonic for me, please) and do karaoke together. I was completely out of my element on this one. Tulle? What's that?

3 Perfectly Acceptable Reasons To Say 'No' To Being A Bridesmaid

Joanne Barken | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

The answer to this question is, of course, "Yes." Being a bridesmaid for a friend is an exciting and often emotional experience. But while your role is to support the bride as she plans for the big day, certain situations make it completely acceptable to tell the bride "no."

Etsy Wedding Dress Guide: 8 Best Etsy Bridal Boutiques

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 11.30.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

For a fraction of what you would pay at a traditional wedding dress boutique, you could get a handmade, one-of-a-kind wedding gown on Etsy that you'll not only love on your wedding day, but you'll also love looking back on.

How to Be the BEST Best Man in a Wedding

Quora | Posted 11.22.2014 | Weddings
Quora

Write a funny speech. The best wedding speeches I've heard are funny, pulling together key stories of a person's life that provide insight into who they are, while also being amusing.