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Hitched: Saying Farewell

This week, my husband and I sat in a real estate agent’s office and put our first ever offer on an actual house on an actual piece of land that…

Andrea Grimes | July 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: What To Say To Wedding Busybodies

What’s the kindest thing you can do for someone who’s getting married? Keep your mouth shut. I know that sounds harsh, but it’s true. If you’re asked for advice? Give…

Andrea Grimes | July 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: The Awe-Inspiring Mundanity of True Love

I’m standing in the kitchen in my underwear, crying over a carton of fat-free half and half. I’m about to do one of those dramatic Lifetime movie moments where the emotionally…

Andrea Grimes | July 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: The Wedding Dress Body Project

Andrea is taking a much needed week off from her Hitched column this week, after spending the last few days reporting live from the Texas State Legislature as they attempted

Andrea Grimes | June 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: I’m So Glad I Didn’t Have An “Unplugged” Wedding

It’s in The New York Times, so I guess “unplugged” weddings are a thing, at least among the handsome and affluent people who see themselves in the Paper of Record’s…

Andrea Grimes | June 19, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: My Dad At My Wedding

My father didn’t walk me down the aisle on my wedding day, but he did help me up some very steep stairs. That’s not a metaphor for the next iteration…

Andrea Grimes | June 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: You Don’t Have To Spend All The Money On Your Wedding, I Promise

Had Patrick and I enjoyed the luxury of a gigantor wedding budget, there are some things that we did not get to have at our wedding but which we would…

Andrea Grimes | June 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Stop With The Female Breadwinning Trend Stories Already

Here’s this article entitled, “The Flip Side Of Being A Female Breadwinner,” another one of those what-does-it-all-mean pieces (yes, there’s an evolutionary psychologist quoted, if you’re playing Navel-Gazey Trend Story…

Andrea Grimes | May 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: You Don’t Have To Go To All The Weddings

One of my friends is going to a wedding this summer, and the bride and groom are asking their guests to buy them gold bars, since they already have literally…

Andrea Grimes | May 22, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Things Only Jerks Will Complain About At Your Wedding

If you’re planning a summer wedding, you may now be where I once was, just a few weeks before my nuptials: at the bar.

I was tired of…

Andrea Grimes | May 15, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: What Not To Say To People Who Don’t Want Kids

Now that I’m an old-ass boring married lady, spending all my time vacuuming in heels, watching my stories and making martinis at 5 p.m. in anticipation of the imminent arrival…

Andrea Grimes | May 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Who’s Next?

How about this: unless you’re speaking to a person who is literally about to walk down an aisle to an altar at which they will proceed to exchange vows of…

Andrea Grimes | May 1, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Please Don’t Have A Million People In Your Wedding Party

Please don’t have a million people in your wedding party.

There, I said it. I know you are the most popular and lovable person who ever lived, and…

Andrea Grimes | April 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Filing Taxes, For Better Or For Worse

This Sunday, Patrick and I will celebrate our first anniversary as married people. I would love to tell you the last twelve months have comprised a life-changing, soul-altering period of…

Andrea Grimes | April 19, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Will Your Marriage Work? Go On Vacation

It wasn’t until we were sitting on a bench on a beautiful, sunny March day in London’s Kensington Gardens, that Patrick and I had what I recall as being our…

Andrea Grimes | April 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: “Princeton Mom” Is Lying To You

“Forget about having it all, or not having it all, leaning in or leaning out — here’s what you really need to know that nobody is telling you.”…

Andrea Grimes | April 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: The Future Bride Onesie Is Coming For Your Children

Yesterday in Austin, Texas, a city I’m very proud to call home, 250 people gathered on the south steps of the state capitol for a nice round of bigoted back-patting,…

Andrea Grimes | March 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: 7 Things I Regret About Our Wedding

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a tongue-in-cheek checklist from the Wedding Industrial Complex to all the brides out there who are doing weddings wrong, and who will no…

Andrea Grimes | March 20, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Should Marriage Be A Renewable Contract?

I seriously never thought I’d say this: I miss being engaged.

I don’t miss wedding planning, and I don’t miss being talked to as if, as a human…

Andrea Grimes | March 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: 10 Things A Woman Must Have At Her Wedding Or She’ll Regret It Forever

Hey, heterosexual ladies, the only people who matter when it comes to weddings! Gearing up for your big day this summer? Here’s a handy checklist of things essential to a…

Andrea Grimes | March 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

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