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Choosing Love in a Life of Loss

Jesua | Posted 07.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesua

This is the writing I shared last Saturday, July 25th, in Ashland, Oregon, at the profoundly moving re-commitment ceremony of my dear friends, Victori...

Eight Reasons I'm Renewing My Vows

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
Lisa Page Rosenberg

When Mr. Rosenberg and I met, everything happened in a single breath. One year from our first date, we were married, with a baby on the way. We eloped...

Why This Couple Got Married In A Funeral Home

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings

  When Chelsea and Barry Lesnick tied the knot in March of this year, they did it in a funeral home -- an unexpected location, certainl...

Groomsmen Gone Wild: Epic Stories of Two Very Badly-Behaved Members of the Wedding Party

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Sometimes I think I've seen enough crazy to produce a TV show called "Wedding Guests Gone Wild," except watching my brides and grooms suffer through their friends' antics isn't entertaining for me.

Advice For A Doubtful Bride

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 07.29.2015 | Divorce
Giulia Rozzi

Since I wrote the article Seven Signs It's More Than Just Cold Feet and toured with my solo show Bad Bride I have received a number of emails from strangers asking for advice. I wanted to share one of those messages (edited for anonymity) and my reply because I think the conversation may be helpful for others that feel stuck in a relationship.

7 Fun & Creative Wedding and Engagement Photo Ideas

DL Cade | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
DL Cade

Brides and wedding photographers don't always agree on everything, but one thing they definitely both want is to create a great set of photos that s...

Thinking about tying the knot? How to wed or dread the high costs of (matri)MONEY

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.26.2015 | Weddings
LuxEco Living

When Jim and I took our vows on October 6th 1984 we had a beautiful wedding. That was then but OMG! Who can afford it now? You won't believe what it cost. Today that would pay for dinner for ten of your best friends

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

Technology and Tradition: New Survey Reveals Change in Weddings

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weddings
Casey Cavanagh

Without a doubt, the technological advancements and digital revolution that have taken place in the last decade or so has affected, if not altogether changed, the way we communicate, connect and, well, live. Especially when it comes to our relationships.

This Happened the Moment Before They Kissed

G.E. Masana | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

When it comes to photos of couples in love, these "smile and kiss" shots make up the bulk of standard snapshots of their lives. But let's slow time down for a moment. And smell the roses.

What to Diy for Your Wedding

Joelle Duff | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weddings
Joelle Duff

If you are the DIY type, it's easy to think that you can just do everything for your wedding yourself. There certainly are plenty of tutorials out there on how to make everything from your bouquet to your favors from scratch.

Beware of Wedding Vendors Who Claim They Can Provide All Services

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You can either be a wedding planner, or a minister, or a caterer, or an innkeeper, or the DJ, or the florist, or a travel agent, or a photographer, or a hairstylist -- but you cannot do more than one of these jobs effectively at the same wedding.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to My Daughter's Wedding

Greg Frucci | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weddings
Greg Frucci

An ability I have gets the best of me sometimes. When I keep a straight face, sometimes I'm really being real. At the rehearsal dinner for my daught...

22 Grooms React To Seeing Their Sweethearts For The First Time

Inside Weddings | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weddings
Inside Weddings

If you want to see the love a groom has for his partner-to-be, watch his face on their wedding day.

Small Ways to Personalize Your Wedding

Casey Dembowski | Posted 07.20.2015 | Weddings
Casey Dembowski

In planning our wedding, my husband and I knew we wanted to add personal touches to our day without bloating our budget. We were getting married in a beautiful hotel ballroom. It was perfect for us and our guest.

50 Stylish Ideas For A Truly Modern Wedding

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.22.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

A modern wedding celebration should scream "right now!"

The Right Way To Get Engaged (According To People You're Not Really Friends With)

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weddings

You're engaged! How exciting! You're probably thinking about how to share the excitement with friends and family, and that it's the perfect time to d...

9 Signs You're Totally Ready for Married Life

BRIDES | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Five years ago you were out with your BFFs until 5 A.M. and locking lips with random hotties at the bar thinking, "Man, this is the life!"

Beautiful Wedding Decor Also Needs to Actually Work for the Event

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.16.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Pinterest has become an amazing channel to market my own services, and Instagram is a hoot because you see the good, bad, and the truly ugly from other weddings all posted by wedding guests. But what's important for brides and grooms to realize is that not everything that looks pretty is functional.

Jenny's Wedding

Robyn Vie Carpenter | Posted 07.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Robyn Vie Carpenter

This film was really about awakening. Each character had their own awakening. Each was set on a new path because Jenny wanted to finally be honest about her life and her love.

Eastern Charm to Corporate Leadership: My Inspirations From Indian Weddings

Karthik Rajan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Why people embark on a journey to show up at an Indian wedding is more than a social obligation -- to engage, to enjoy, to contribute, to participate and above all feel good about themselves and for the people around them.

A Reality Check About Those Bridesmaid Dresses You Picked Out

Amber Harrison | Posted 07.15.2015 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Wedding season is officially upon us, which means bridesmaids everywhere are slipping into dresses of all styles, colors and lengths. Even though brides do a lot to make sure 'maids love their dresses, chances are they won't be wearing them again.

Confessions of a Recovering Fat Kid

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Two days before my wedding, I was laying in the bathtub, crying because I felt bad about my body. "I am bad, I am wrong, I don't deserve the love of a great man, I don't deserve a spectacular wedding day," was the thought reel playing on loop in my head. Talking to my fiancé that night, something finally clicked.

The Bittersweet Reality Of Planning A Wedding Amid Grief

Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD | Posted 07.15.2015 | Weddings
Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD

I knew I would marry Chuck the day of his sister's wedding about 8 months after we started dating. That weekend was when he found out his mother's cancer was terminal, and that she had less than a year of life left. What does one do as a bride-to-be of man with such torment in his soul?

60 Dreamy Dresses For A Beach-Bound Bride

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.14.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Dream about getting married on a tropical island or in a nautical celebration by the sea? These light and airy gowns won't weigh you down.