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I Was The Maid Of Honor For The Girl I Bullied Mercilessly For Years

xoJANE | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weddings
xoJANE

I had boyfriends in school but I call Flick my "first love" because she was the first person in my life who chose to love me. I wasn't her family; I was a girl who had made her life hell for a long time.

Carnegie Hall Wants To Host Your Iconic New York City Wedding

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings

Between the Plaza Hotel and New York Public Library, midtown Manhattan is filled with some iconic New York City wedding locations. Now, the recently e...

Do You Need Wedding Insurance? Check Out What the Numbers Say

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I've often been asked about the value of purchasing "wedding insurance" by my clients. My honest answer was always that if you are the type of person who buys insurance every time you buy a plane ticket, then you probably should investigate and consider investing in insurance for your wedding if it will make you feel more secure.

LOOK: Actors Amber Stevens And Andrew J. West's Cozy Winter Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Amber Stevens first met Andrew J. West on the set of ABC's Greek in 2008, where they played an onscreen couple.

5 Totally Clever Ideas for Unique Wedding Photos

Ariane Fisher | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

I caught up with a few of my fave people in the wedding world to ask them how brides can get the most unique wedding shot list ideas to capture their entire wedding journey.

Japan Pulls a Kimono out of the Closet

Billy Kolber | Posted 02.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Billy Kolber

Private businesses, like the Hotel Granvia Kyoto and Tokyo's OutAsiaTravel have been reaching out to LGBT tourists for years. But for a Japanese government agency to do so in such a public and integrated way is unprecedented.

Don't Let Marriage Be a Four-Letter-Word

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 02.24.2015 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

As an ordained minister of a small Lutheran congregation, I am uniquely committed to the social and religious institution of marriage and the role it plays in raising children and in providing life-long companionship.

Celebration Planning Can Be Effective Therapy!

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weddings
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

If we are mindful and reflective as we plan weddings and other milestone celebrations, we can develop skills for forging and maintaining relationships that will last a lifetime.

A Husband Speaks: How I'm Saving My Marriage

The Good Men Project | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weddings
The Good Men Project

I've spent some time at work looking around at the guys I work with who are going through divorces. I've listened to their stories and I don't want their story to become mine.

How to Get the Best Wedding Pictures

Judith Johnson | Posted 02.20.2015 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

Aside from choosing the right photographer, there are a number of specific things that you can do to support your photographer in doing his or her job really well.

30 Wedding Bouquets With Eye-Popping Texture

Bridal Guide | Posted 02.20.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

For instant "wow" factor, add unexpected elements such as fern curls, scabosa pods, silver brunia balls or more into your bouquet. We especially love ...

The Mother-Son Dance

Jessica Dimas | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents
Jessica Dimas

I can only imagine what she was thinking as she danced with her son on his wedding day. Probably back to the long days when she lived on little sleep, wore her hair pulled back too often and changed diapers tirelessly.

6 Steps to Successfully Market to the Millennial Bride and Groom

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weddings
Jonha Revesencio

If you're planning to market your services to millennials, ensure that you understand this demographic and involve them in from conceptualization to execution as they prefer to make everything customized not only based on their personalities but also they take pride in making the special moment in their lives truly a unique experience.

The Dream of the Perfect Marriage

Mark Matousek | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Mark Matousek

When you've been down the aisle and really bombed, it's hard to believe you'll ever have a happy marriage. When you've put on the tux, chosen the rings, picked out the invites, the flowers, the music, written the vows, made up the guest list, said, "I do," then wound up in the marital shitter.

Parents of the Bride Commissioning These One-of-a-Kind Wedding Dress Sculptures

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Have you ever wanted to give a wedding gift that is so unique and memorable it can't be duplicated? Using ceramic, glass, and stone, mosaic artist Shelly Hamill creates sculptures commemorating the bride's wedding dress.

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.

4 Financial Must-Dos Before Saying Your I Dos

Beth Kobliner | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Beth Kobliner

Having been married for over 20 years -- hello, where did the time go? -- Valentine's Day was, well, just another day. It's not that I am any less in love. Quite the opposite. And a lot of my peers have the same blasé bias about February 14th.

Taylor Swift Is Going To Be A Maid Of Honor!

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings

Taylor Swift's BFF has a blank space in her bridal party, and the singer happily agreed to fill it! On Sunday, Swift posted a picture of an adorab...

24 Unique Details That Will Make Your Bouquet Stand Out

Bridal Guide | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Non-floral items such as brooches, paper and even starfish also continue to rise in popularity.

It's Time to Say #IDONT: Let's Prevent a Marriage on Valentine's Day

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Valentine's Day allows us to show that romance is not dead. It's the opportunity - whether we are long married or still in the first flush of a relationship - to say how happy we are with our partner. But there is nothing romantic about millions of child marriages that take place every year.

These Artistic Sicilian Wedding Photos Are Unlike Others You've Seen

HuffPost Italy | Mario Piscopo | Posted 02.13.2015 | Weddings

Wedding photography is sometimes looked at as too commercial to be true art. But Italian photographer Giuseppe Marano believes that weddings can be th...

Horse Wedding: With This Carrot I Thee Wed

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment
Chaker Khazaal

What do Judy Garland, Cindy Crawford, Angelina Jolie, and two horses named Romy and Rocky all have in common? I would normally come up with many witty, even snide retorts, but what I now know for sure is that they were all married at the same famous "Little Church of the West" in sunny Las Vegas. Yes, you read that right.

This Valentine's Day: Get Engaged With Congo, Break Up With Conflict Gold

Emmanuelle Chriqui | Posted 02.12.2015 | Style
Emmanuelle Chriqui

With Valentine's Day approaching, you might be thinking about what gift of jewelry you can give that special someone that perfectly expresses your love. Consider, too, how that gift can support peace -- what it represents from mine to maker -- and make Congo's future a part of that decision.

'Divorce Didn't Stop Me From Launching A Wedding Magazine'

Lara Casey | Posted 02.12.2015 | Weddings
Lara Casey

The moment when you are left with what feels like nothing can often be an opportunity to take a big leap of faith toward something new, something totally outside of your comfort zone.

Valentine's Day Stories: A Lifetime of Love

HooplaHa | Posted 02.11.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Meet Sandy and Jerry Ziering and Martha and Larry Aasen, two couples who have been married for 58 and 60 years respectively as they share their stories of dating, their wedding day and how they continue to make love last.