Posts tagged "marriage story"

True Story: I’m Planning My Bat Mitzvah And My Inter-Faith Wedding At The Same Time

Six weeks ago, when I sat down with my Rabbi in anticipation of my upcoming Bat Mitzvah, I was most nervous to tell him that I was in love with a WASP—who happens to be the kind, caring person I’m marrying. Before I could be officially accepted into the religious education program—which would consist of…

By: Emma Sarran / April 7, 2014

Tired Of People Asking When You’re Going To Get Married And Have Kids? Get A Mannequin Family!

In a move I can only call brilliant, Starz Entertainment Group art director Suzanne Heintz shunned the traditional marriage and family life in favor of something far more unconventional. For the last 14 years, Heintz has been living with her strong but silent husband Chauncey and her never-rebellious teenage daughter Mary Margaret as part of…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 6, 2014

True Story: I Married My Gay Best Friend

After my traditional engagement to my high school sweetheart fell apart, I was faced with the prospect of another devastating loss: the deportation of my best friend Emir. Desperate to stay in America, Emir tried every legal recourse to obtain a green card, knowing that his return to the Middle East—where gay men are often

By: Liza Monroy / February 12, 2014

Girl Talk: My Husband’s Imaginary Wife

“You would be in better shape if you had a German wife,” I tell my husband. I’m sure this is true. Not only do the Germans have a fondness for fitness, but they generally don’t take a lot of shit. As an American, I am more susceptible to his feeble pleas that pizza has bee…

By: Ebe Porter / January 31, 2014