Stories in Marriage that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
Is There a Secret to a Happy & Healthy Marriage?
I've been married for 38 years... but not to the same person the entire time. Still, with one union lasting 24 years and the other at 14 and climbing, perhaps I can be permitted my opinion on this question.
Valentine’s Day Lessons From Iconic Celebrity Couples
Valentine’s Day conjures up messages for love notes and candy grams for some, plans of movie marathons with good friends for others, and for the pop-culture obsessed images of celebrity love stories might come to mind. These iconic partnerships still provide inspiration in the realms of fashion, artistic production, and activism, from the very 1960s-style wedding of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, to the music inspired by David Bowie’s marriage to Iman, and the philanthropic work of Elton John and David Furnish.
What do you buy the best flower girl in the World?
When prepping for our wedding, there was so much to organise; the venue, invitations, dresses, the church, and the list went on. It was a relatively small ceremony and reception, but we really wanted to have my niece and nephew involved as the flower girl and page boy.
5 Wedding Preparations You Should and Shouldn’t DIY
DIY weddings give you full control over the planning process, which can be both a blessing and a burden. What few resources will tell you when you’re coming up with your DIY wedding plans is the fact that not all aspects of your wedding should be handled alone. So, which preparations should and shouldn’t be done yourself? To better illustrate how to plan out the DIY wedding of your dreams, here are five wedding preparations you should and shouldn’t DIY.
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3 Important Things You Should Consider When Purchasing Your Wedding Bands: Beauty, Quality, and Price
One of my favorite memories in life is the day Malick proposed to me. It was a symbol of our love that will be cherished forever! For those of you who have been following my journey for the last several years, you know how special the trip was; Malick proposed at sunset in a beautiful cliff-side restaurant in Santorini, Greece! After Malick and I got engaged, I couldn’t help but catch myself staring down at my beautiful engagement ring—it was the most magical and perfect day. Fast forward to today, I still remember our engagement, one of the happiest moments of my life, like it was yesterday every time I glance down at my left hand.
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I Swore I'd Never Get Married. Then I Had Ten Weddings.
As of August 24th, click HERE to listen to this story and an interview with Dane BH on Write Here, Write Now, Vocal's new podcast.
9 Rules on Writing a Best Man’s Speech
Here are 9 tips on how to write a best man's speech that you never thought was in you. I know you want to hear them. How do I know? Because I've been there, nervous, looking for answers, searching the web for emancipation from this hell.
Weddings Are the Worst
Weddings are romanticized around the world. They are viewed as an opportunity for a couple to celebrate their commitment to each other with their friends and family. At the same time, they honor religious and cultural customs.
Seven years later, I propose to you
This is our seventh year together. I've decided to ask you to marry me. Take it easy, let me tell you something about my past.
Clothes are where the heart is
I thought making my own wedding dress (while doing all the wedding planning) was a very smart idea. Even though I hadn’t even sewn more than a hem here and there in about a decade. And had never done any bead-work.
Why Do We Still Romanticize Surprise Proposals?
Every sitcom has that episode where the girlfriend wonders if her boyfriend is going to propose. And in parallel, the boyfriend is asking his friends whether she’s going to say yes. And then there’s a season finale where he gets down on one knee and she tears up and he puts a ring on her finger.
The Wedding Road Less Traveled
October 1st, 2005 was an auspicious day. At least according to the Buddhist monk that officiated our wedding. The journey from first date in October 1998 to our wedding on October 1st, 2005 was a long one in many ways.