Posts tagged "marriage"

Sea Turtles Take The Cake At Beach Wedding

How can you beat the charming badassery of 100 baby turtles preparing the walkway for your wedding?

Bronwyn Isaac / August 6, 2015

Brave Man Sues Wife Over Cruel, Deceptive Makeup

In what is an indisputable act of bravery, a man in Algeria is suing his bride for fraud after being brutally deceived by her makeup throughout the course of their engagement. His conniving fiancée reportedly used heavy makeup to make herself appear beautiful as a strategy to trick him into marriage with her real fleshface,…

Bronwyn Isaac / August 6, 2015

Make It Stop: “I’m Married, But I Can’t Stop Thinking About My College BF”

Ahhh yes, the oh so tempting “one who got away”…

Anna Goldfarb / July 31, 2015

Billy Joel, 66 Weds Girlfriend Alexis Roderick, 34

Billy Joel, the 66-year-old music legend married his 34-year-old pregnant bride, Alexis Roderick in a ceremony on July 4th in a surprise wedding on Long Island, New York.
The newlyweds have been dating since 2009 and expect their first child together, a daughter, later this summer.
Never mind that Alexis is the nearly the same…

Katrin Higher / July 5, 2015

Hitched 2.0: 11 Things I’ve Learned About Wedding Planning

Holy crap, I’m getting married in 10 days. I can’t fully wrap my head around that fact, and it now feels like the days are going by at warp-speed. I’m beyond excited to get married, but I have to admit I’m already feeling a little nostalgic for the engagement chapter of my life, and it…

Emma Sarran / July 3, 2015

Girl On Girl: When Gay Marriage Becomes Marriage

When huge things happen in our world, we always remember where we were when we heard the news. “Where were you when gay marriage was legalized?” will quickly become the new “Where were you when the Beyonce album dropped?” As for me, I had just gotten off of the subway and was at a crosswalk…

Morgan Cohn / July 1, 2015

Can We Stop Using The Term “Maiden Name”?

It’s stupid, it’s gendered, it’s pointless, just stop.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2015

Please Do Not Throw A “Bro-Dal Shower”

Are you a man who is getting married, but feels sad that your soon-to-be-wife gets to go to like, three different parties in which people shower her with gifts and praise while you get one scuzzy party in Atlantic City with a stripper that your brother’s friend found, but you really didn’t want? Do you…

Megan Reynolds / June 23, 2015

Jeb Bush Dreams Of A Tolerant Society Where People Can Discriminate Against Gays

Jeb Bush says he supports businesses who want to discriminate against gay people. …

Robyn Pennacchia / May 18, 2015

I Don’t (Have $637 To Spend On Each Of My Wedding Guests)

Holy Good Lord Baby Jesus, people, the average American wedding is entailing the bride and groom spending $673 per guest, and guests can expect to spend $310 each on the wedding – unless you’re an attendant, in which case that shoots up to $701. And apparently 43 percent of people who have been invited to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 13, 2015

This Easter, What Can We Learn From Fertility Rituals?

If I have to admit it, my interest in fertility rites was probably piqued by watching the god-awful Nicolas Cage remake of “The Wicker Man” on a new friend’s urging last summer. It’s basically a misogynist nightmare of a women’s cooperative run amok off the coast of Washington (of course), which only barely resembles the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 3, 2015

Hitched 2.0: 10 Questions To Ask A Potential Band Or DJ

Some might argue that the music is the most important part of a wedding reception. After all, the location could be perfect; the venue could be beautiful; and the food could be delicious, but all of that will fade into the background if the dance floor is empty. The right music gets you and your…

Emma Sarran / March 26, 2015

12 Ways To Give Your Wedding Personality

Planning a wedding these days can be overwhelming, with more resources than you know what to do with at your fingertips. And if you’re busy pulling ideas from Pinterest, wedding blogs, and bridal mags, then it can be easy to leave out the most important element of your big day: making it about you and your…

Pop Sugar / March 16, 2015

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Date All Your Friends, You Have To Save Certain Things For Marriage

“A city of a million men, and you only bone out-of staters,” is my friend Meredith’s favorite thing to say to me. She’s not wrong – in a year of living in New York, my dance card has mainly been filled by non-locals. But until this year, my biggest relationship mistake wasn’t a faulty locatio…

Beejoli Shah / March 16, 2015

Here’s How Much We Spend To Get Married

In what some are calling one sign of an improving economy, if at the expense of newlyweds, a new survey by The Knot finds that the average cost of a US wedding jumped to $31,213 last year, marking a five-year high when adjusted for inflation. In its eighth report, the wedding site reveals in a…

Newser / March 14, 2015

UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence

A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 9, 2015

Hitched 2.0: You Can Have Your Fiancé Properly Trained With Groom Academy

So, this is new: Ten hotels across the UK are now offering a new program called “Groom Academy,” designed to train guys to become the best husbands they can be. This isn’t about listening, or working together in a relationship, or respecting each other’s opinions. No, this “exclusive” academy focuses on the important aspects of…

Emma Sarran / March 5, 2015

Hitched 2.0: 11 Songs I Vow Not To Play At My Wedding

Little known fact: There are other important wedding-related vows to make, aside from the ones said while standing at the altar. Things like “I vow not to be an asshole bridezilla” and “I vow to make it in the photo booth at least three times.” And then there are vows made in the best interest…

Emma Sarran / February 5, 2015

This Newly Married Couple Proves Tinder Isn’t Just For The Youths

Ever embracing modernity, the New York Times published one hell of a wedding announcement this weekend, about a New York couple that found love the second time around. But for these 40-year-olds, they found their second marriages in an entirely millennial way: Tinder.

Beejoli Shah / January 26, 2015
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