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Gay Men and the Pressure to Get Married

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

Of course, the legal right to the state and federal benefits of marriage is far overdue. But if it takes me until 40 to find Mr. Right, at least I didn't have to divorce Mr. Wrong in the process. Being single and secure is always better than settling for a man who ultimately isn't the right fit.

9 Ways To Prevent Your Family From Taking Over Your Wedding

Posted 07.18.2013 | Weddings

Planning a wedding is stressful enough as it is -- just think of all the decisions the couple must make about the date, the venue, the flowers, the fo...

Lost In Engagement: How I Lost My Mind Waiting For A Ring

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Caitlyn Becker

I thought the clouds would part and the angels would descend with a Vera Wang gown. Reality? Not so much. No one ever tells you how to handle the purgatory between knowing you found The One and Saying I Do.

Why So Many Women Yearn to Be Wives

Susan Shapiro Barash | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women
Susan Shapiro Barash

Few of us can escape what has been etched into our psyches for decades -- that being a wife is significant. That the perks of the job trump the obstacles.

The Overwhelming Experience That Made Me Realize I'm Not Like Other Girls

Kristine Gasbarre | Posted 06.14.2013 | Weddings
Kristine Gasbarre

Nothing could make me feel closer to you than a wedding day that's easy -- and all ours. There's something very real and permanent about a big day that's actually small, where what's most memorable about the celebration is not the fancy menu or the decor... but the love.

Why We Jumped Ship On Our Own Wedding

Morgan Montgomery | Posted 09.30.2012 | Weddings
Morgan Montgomery

It's amazing how much less concern there is when you take the getting married part out of the wedding and just have a party.

How Pinterest Is Ruining My Wedding

Ali Besaw | Posted 07.01.2012 | Weddings
Ali Besaw

I've booked my ceremony and reception location, hired a DJ and finalized the menu. But now is the time when those little details have to be addressed which include the question, how can my wedding be '"different" or unique?

Why I Married My Lying Ex

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 06.14.2012 | Divorce
Debbi Dickinson

By the time an engagement is announced, most women feel that they are at a point of no return and continue with their wedding plans even if they have doubts about their soon-to-be husband.