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Hitched: The Bizarre Phenomenon Of Being Rewarded For Getting Married

On Saturday morning, Patrick and I were enjoying some delicious breakfast tacos when I got the greatest e-mail of my life from Susan, my person of honor at our wedding:…

Andrea Grimes | March 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Should We Go To Premarital Counseling?

The State of Texas, beautiful and God-blessed land led by the white conservative men Jesus always intended it to be led by, rewards people who go to premarital counseling. The…

Andrea Grimes | March 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Lesbian Couple Gets Engaged During Hockey Halftime

I’m a sucker for proposal videos, but this one is a two four Kleenex affair. On Saturday night, a woman named Christina proposed to her girlfriend Alicia during halftime at a Senators/Maple…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Hitched: Can You Throw A Cheap Wedding In The Age Of The Wedding Industrial Complex? We’re Trying

It sure doesn’t come as surprise to me that I’m getting married in a few weeks. After all, there was much to be done after we got drunk at the

Andrea Grimes | March 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: I Love My Dad, But I Don’t Want Him To Give Me Away

I think I just got away with telling my dad he won’t be giving me away at my wedding — and the world didn’t fall apart.

I’d been…

Andrea Grimes | March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: On The Privilege Of Marriage

I wish people would talk more about the actual reasons they get married, when and why they do. The reasons beyond “I’m in love.”

Because of course I’m…

Andrea Grimes | March 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: The Reluctant Groom

“Grooms get in free!”

That’s the generous offer from Austin Monthly, my local glossy society rag, for its “Couture, Cakes and Cufflinks,” uh, “Bridal Bash.” There’s nothing particularly unusual about…

Andrea Grimes | February 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Diamond Myth: How Diamonds Became A Girl’s Best Friend

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which makes us think of romance, relationships and engagements — and the sparkly glare of a diamond engagement ring. Yes, diamonds are pretty, precious, and these…

Julie Gerstein | February 9, 2012 - 11:00 am

Hitched: What Does It Mean To Be A Wife?

I’ve been putting off making the trip to the county clerk’s office to see about getting Patrick and I common-law married. In order for me to be enrolled on his health insurance,…

Andrea Grimes | February 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: My Maid Of Honor Hates Weddings

When Patrick and I got drunk at the lake and decided to get married, we announced it to our friends a couple days later like the classy, plugged-in media power…

Andrea Grimes | January 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “It’s Been Five Years And My Boyfriend Still Won’t Propose!”

I’m a 27-year-old female, and I’ve been with my 31 year old boyfriend for over five years now. We have made a happy and loving life together, including sharing a…

Wendy Atterberry | January 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm

12 Celebs Who Got Engaged Over The Holidays

Hey, what did you get for Christmas? I got pajamas, fancy towels, and a book on gender! I think that’s pretty great, but the 12 couples in this slideshow probably…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2012 - 10:00 am
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