12/27/2012 10:18 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Gay Weddings: Should Same-Sex Couples Have Traditional Ceremonies?

Gay weddings are relatively unprecedented. In the meantime, I'll make my own traditions.

I was never one of those little girls who dreamed of her wedding day. I never 'pretend-married' any of the neighborhood boys — or even the neighborhood girls. As an adult, I’ve only vaguely considered my wedding day. I've thought about what my grandparents' wedding must have looked like: simple, with my grandfather in a suit and his bride-to-be in a white dress, both of them standing nervously in a small Catholic church in front of friends and family.

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