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Sara Wilson is a Senior Editor at The Huffington Post, overseeing the Weddings and Divorce sections

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Marriage Advice: What I've Learned About Marriage From Editing Huffington Post Divorce

(190) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 2:02 AM

Two and a half years ago, I embarked on a crash course in marital dissolution. As editor of Huffington Post Divorce, I immersed myself in the full spectrum of turmoil -- psychological, physical, financial, spiritual -- that comes with ending a marriage. I spent my days reading hundreds...

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Ben Silbermann, Pinterest Founder And CEO, Talks Criticism, Fears

(29) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 5:01 PM

Chances are, you're pretty familiar with Pinterest, the tremendously addictive site that allows users to "pin" any image from the Web -- from drool-worthy casseroles to out-of-this-world travel destinations -- onto virtual boards. Maybe you even used it to plan your wedding.

Indeed, weddings pinboards are among the...

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Free Wedding Dress From A Bride Who Wants To 'Pay It Forward': Winner

(1) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 12:01 PM

When Renée Stroinski first learned she would be receiving a gorgeous wedding dress for free, she reacted the way any self-respecting bride-to-be would under the circumstances: she freaked out.

"I screamed! I was so happy -- I couldn't believe it!"

The 25-year-old Fairlawn, NJ-based student is planning to marry her...

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Nora Ephron Memorial: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Rosie O'Donnell Pay Tribute

(12) Comments | Posted July 10, 2012 | 12:18 AM

The mood was somber at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on Monday as a crowd of about 800 filed into the New York City landmark to celebrate the life and work of Nora Ephron, who died suddenly last month at age 71 from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia....

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Thank You, Nora Ephron, For Telling The Truth About Divorce

(54) Comments | Posted June 26, 2012 | 9:45 PM

I met Nora Ephron for the first time two years ago, when she greeted me at the door of her lovely Hollywood Hills home. I had come to interview for the editor position of the Huffington Post's soon-to-be launched Divorce section -- an idea that she had dreamed up.
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Take Back Your Wedding: HuffPost Weddings Launches Movement For Couples

(9) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 7:44 PM

Congratulations, you're engaged! Now begins the process of planning the wedding of your dreams, right? Not exactly.

Ever since you and your spouse-to-be spread the happy news, you've probably been inundated with opinions from relatives, vendors, friends, even Pinterest about what your Big Day should look like....

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Tracy McMillan, ‘Why You're Not Married...Yet' Author, Answers Your Questions (VIDEO)

(6) Comments | Posted May 30, 2012 | 4:31 PM

"Why You're Not Married," Tracy McMillan's deliciously straight-talking Huffington Post blog about all the things women are doing wrong when it comes to relationships, sparked scorn and praise from all corners, thousands of comments, 24/7 media attention, and a pilot for ABC after it went viral...

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Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor: Friends After Eddie Fisher Feud

(29) Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 3:48 PM

Debbie Reynolds has endured a notoriously difficult personal life. The actress' first marriage to Eddie Fisher ended in 1959 -- after four years and two children -- when Fisher left her for a widowed Elizabeth Taylor, despite the fact that the two women were close friends. While Reynolds...

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Randy Fenoli: 'Say Yes To The Dress' Star At Brides Magazine White-Hot Hope Style Shop

(83) Comments | Posted October 16, 2011 | 11:33 AM

If you've ever watched TLC's "Say Yes To The Dress," you know that Randy Fenoli, the lithe, ever-charming fashion director of Manhattan's Kleinfeld Bridal salon and the show's unofficial star, is many things to many brides, from fashion expert to therapist to family mediator. But just don't call...

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Kim Kardashian's Wedding (LIVE UPDATES)

(14) Comments | Posted October 10, 2011 | 8:20 PM

Okay, so it ain't exactly the Royal Wedding--though there have been, er, comparisons--but we can't pretend we haven't been looking forward to the Kardashian nuptials with at least some of the same shameless excitement that characterized William and Kate's Big Day.

From that day in 2007 when...

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How HuffPost Weddings Opened My Eyes

(8) Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 3:40 AM

When I'm asked at parties what I do for a living and I say that I edit The Huffington Post's Divorce section, invariably my inquisitor gives me a puzzled look, followed by the question, "Have you ever been divorced?" When I say no, he or she looks even...

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‘Crazy, Stupid, Love': Steve Carell Talks Divorce, Infidelity In New Film

(181) Comments | Posted July 29, 2011 | 9:44 PM

Divorce, and all the emotional turmoil that accompanies it, isn't usually the basis for Hollywood comedies. But then, Steve Carell’s latest movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love" isn’t your typical Hollywood comedy. In the film, which opened in theatres nationwide Friday, Carell plays Cal, a lovably schlubby fortysomething man with two kids...

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Miracle Whip: 'Not For Every Relationship' Contest Makes Light Of Divorce?

(128) Comments | Posted July 18, 2011 | 5:49 PM

Miracle Whip--the off-white Kraft condiment long known as mayonnaise's trashy cousin--tends to be either loved or loathed. We're guessing the brand's latest marketing effort may be similarly divisive.

On Monday, the brand--which underwent a radical facelift in 2009 to appeal to a younger, social media-savvy demographic--debuted its "Not...

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Katie Lee: Billy Joel's Ex-Wife Talks Divorce, Surfing, 'Groundswell' (VIDEO)

(227) Comments | Posted July 11, 2011 | 2:56 PM

In 2009, 29-year-old celebrity chef Katie Lee split up with her husband of nearly 5 years, rock star Billy Joel.

Last month, Lee published "Groundswell," a novel about a woman who divorces her celebrity husband.

You could draw certain parallels between Lee's real life and her fictional...

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Dodger Divorce: Frank And Jamie McCourt In 'Vanity Fair'

(4) Comments | Posted June 30, 2011 | 10:27 PM

Was a protracted divorce trial at least partially to blame for the intense acrimony between Los Angeles Dodgers co-owners--and now ex-husband and wife--Frank and Jamie McCourt?

According to "A Major-League Divorce," a lengthy exposé about the couple's tumultuous split which appears in the August issue of Vanity Fair,...

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Anthony Weiner To Wife Huma Abedin: Apologizes, No Plans To Split

(40) Comments | Posted June 16, 2011 | 4:30 PM

Amid jeers from hecklers, scandal-scarred Anthony Weiner announced his resignation at a press conference Thursday, just a little over a week after confessing that he had engaged in inappropriate "online relationships" with several women, and telling the press he would not be resigning from congress as a result.

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Hugh Hefner: Crystal Harris 'Runaway Bride' On 'Playboy' Cover

(186) Comments | Posted June 16, 2011 | 4:12 PM

Whether it's a slick marketing ploy or the actions of a scorned lover, there's no question that Hugh Hefner's latest move brilliantly addresses the recent events in his personal life.

In a last-minute move, Hefner has amended the July issue of Playboy to reflect the breakup between him and his...

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Fran Drescher: 'Happily Divorced' Chronicles Life With Gay Ex-Husband

(52) Comments | Posted June 15, 2011 | 2:17 AM

We’ve heard of art imitating life, but Fran Drescher’s latest TV project takes the concept to the extreme. In 1999, the star of “The Nanny” split up with the show’s co-creator and her husband of 21 years, Peter Marc Jacobson. Two years later, Jacobson came out of the closet. Now,...

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Coping With Marital Infidelity: Dr. Jay and Julie Kent-Ferraro Are 'Surprised By Love'

(207) Comments | Posted June 13, 2011 | 11:53 AM

It seems as if everyone is talking about infidelity these days. Too often, though, the conversation begins and ends at the mea culpa, and doesn’t go much deeper.

Married couple Dr. Jay and Julie Kent-Ferraro decided to do something about that. After experiencing infidelity in their marriage (Jay...

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Celebrities On Marriage: Is It Obsolete?

(430) Comments | Posted May 26, 2011 | 11:30 AM

Marriage, once viewed as mandatory, is just one of many lifestyle options in today's anything-goes society. Couples are living together for long stretches, and even having kids together, before they get married--if they choose to get married at all (recent census data even attributes the recent...

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