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Top 9 Signs You're at a Gay Wedding

Greg White | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Greg White

It's wedding season! Time to roll the dice down the aisle. Will this be the couple that lasts longer than a pair of TOMS shoes? Are the guests all in ...

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Engagement Ring

Lisa Linhardt | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Linhardt

There is so much pressure to choose the "right" ring that couples can lose sight of the original purpose: as a symbol of love and commitment.

How Long Do I Have to Send a Wedding Gift?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

There is a popular myth that you have up to one year to send the couple a gift. But think about it; if you got married and didn't receive a gift after a few months, wouldn't you assume it wasn't coming?

5 Reasons You Don't Want To Be A Bridesmaid

Sonali Lamba | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Ladies, I get it: Being a bridesmaid isn't all glamor and champagne toasts. It's a big job that requires a lot of your free time, money, and changes the wedding experience altogether. We've all had those thoughts following the infamous inquiry of "Will you be my bridesmaid?"

Wedding Season: Tying Your Own Emotional Knots

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Rupa Mehta

Enjoy going to a wedding or two this summer. Have fun, drink champagne and eat cake, but don't consume yourself with what someone else's wedding vows mean about your own life. Your life is wonderful, and it is wholly yours.

5 Things To Consider Before You Make A Decision On A DIY Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

End of day, the vendors you've hired have no accountability to your "day of" wedding planner and if they violate their contracts or aren't where they're supposed to be, it's unlikely that planner can do a damned thing about it.

See Who Got Married This Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

Many folks spent this past weekend trying to cool off, but our readers who tied the knot were more interested in heating things up -- with love! ...

The Bride's Guide to Powerful Persuasion and Getting Everything You Want

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Elinor Robin, PhD

As a professional mediator I've learned that persuasion is not about dragging someone along. And, it's not about manipulating or tricking them either. Instead, persuasion is about getting people to see a bigger picture and buy into your ideas.

5 Keys to Grow and Deepen Your Love -- After the Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

A wedding is an emotional high point. The romance of that special day cannot be expected to last -- or can it? Perhaps not in the same form, but amplified it can be.

8 Crazy-Cool Places You Can Actually Get Married

The Knot | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

Sure, you could get married in a ballroom -- but you certainly don't have to. From a clock tower to an old flour mill, we rounded up some of the most awe-inspiring places across the country to get married.

6 Wedding Tips for Parents of the Happy Couple

Reflective Bride | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

Planning a wedding, though wonderful and romantic, can be a very straining process and there are some small things you as a parent can do to make things a little bit easier on the bride and groom.

4 Weddings in 4 States for Less Than $2,200

Credit.com | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weddings
Credit.com

My husband and I received four wedding invitations for this summer, and we knew we wanted to do everything we could to attend each one. With some strategic saving, budget adjustments and frugal choices, we'll be able to enjoy them for less than $2,200.

Not Interfaith Marriage, Two-Faith Marriage

Abraham Gutman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion
Abraham Gutman

Many American Jewish leaders fear that interfaith relationships will be the downfall of the Jewish community. But from the perspective of a Jewish guy that fell in love with a Christian girl, my marriage is not the problem. The Jewish community is.

Trapped in the Booth: PT 3

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

When I first started out in nightlife, nothing sounded more grisly to me than the words "Wedding DJ." Early on my sister suggested I take this route and I recoiled in disgust. "Why don't I just be a Funeral DJ," I suggested flippantly. "I have more in common with a rotting corpse than a blushing bride, anyway."

Bride and Groom Shock Guests With First Dance Flash Mob

Meaghan McGoldrick | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings
Meaghan McGoldrick

Theatre has always played a pivotal role in the lives of Taylor and Dana McDonald, so it was no surprise what happened when they tied the knot.

Ripping His Pants Was The Least Of This Groomsman's Worries

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

When posing for wedding photos, there are a few simple rules to keep in mind. For starters, don't accidentally kick another member of the wedding part...

Father's Quest To Walk His Daughter Down The Aisle Will Leave You In Tears

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide The emotional pinnacle of any wedding is the bride's walk down the aisle, and parent spotlight dances are a cl...

Have a $50,000 Wedding on a $3,000 Budget: 8 Great Secrets to a Hip and Affordable Wedding

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Weddings
Shannah L. Compton

Does the sound of a "budget" wedding make you cringe? For me, it conjures up images of dollies, chocolate covered almonds, bubbles, and food that should be used as doorstops instead of being consumed by humans.

You Know You're Married When...

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weddings

As anyone who's married knows, there's a big difference between talking about forever and actually saying "I do." So what kind of changes can you ...

Unique and Easy World Cup Themed Wedding Ideas

Carmen Feliciano | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weddings
Carmen Feliciano

Our wedding planning community came up with awesome World Cup inspired wedding ideas. Here are our favorites plus a few inspiration we picked up on our trip here to Brazil.

I Spent Just $1,000 On My Wedding -- Here's How

LearnVest | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weddings
LearnVest

While there's a lot of societal pressure to splurge on a huge, expensive wedding, Sally and I held onto this one truth: An extravagant wedding does not equal a perfect marriage.

How to Throw a Drama-Free Bridal Shower

GalTime | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

Being chosen as a bridesmaid is a real honor, but the pressure to throw your newly-hitched BFF, sister, cousin or special person in your life a memorable bridal shower can be the source of a lot of stress.

Activities to Bring Your Destination Wedding Guests Together

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

To help make the most of your wedding weekend, here are some of our favorite ideas and activities to bring your wedding guests together and kick start the celebration.

When Your Wedding Doesn't Go as Planned

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

While you might not be able to control the weather or Uncle Charlie's drinking problem, you do get to choose how to react to whatever the day presents to you.

'Married At First Sight' Reality Show Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings

This is an "I Do" you won't believe they did. "Married At First Sight," a new FYI channel reality show that premieres July 8, follows three couples...