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Married my college sweetheart on June 2, 2019!

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June 2, 2019

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Social media name change?
Gen in Married Life, on March 25, 2019 at 12:01 PM

Ok this is a relatively unimportant thing lol but I’m just curious what all of you who are changing your last names will be doing with your name social media after you get married! When will you be...

Gail, Jun 24, 2022 19 4,116 1
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How to nicely decline wedding events/bridal party?
Gen in Family and Relationships, on May 4, 2022 at 5:33 PM

Hey ladies! This site was my favorite thing ever when I was planning my wedding a few years ago but I haven't been here in ages lol. Figured I'd pop back on because I have a question about someone...

Sloane, May 5, 2022 6 290
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Norethisterone and delaying your period?
Gen in Fitness and Health, on February 8, 2019 at 1:28 PM

So, I get absolutely horrible menstrual cramps that often have me bedridden. Honestly my worst wedding day fear is that I’m going to be in so much pain that I won’t be able to enjoy it. I recently...

Stefanie, Mar 27, 2022 9 1,046
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The photos we didn’t get
Gen in Married Life, on June 24, 2019 at 8:45 AM

Ok I always read posts like this and never thought I’d make one but I’m driving myself crazy and need to know how people stop doing this to themselves lol. I absolutely am in love with our photos, but...

Jackie, Sep 13, 2021 19 2,472 1
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What time to list on invitation?
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on June 27, 2018 at 3:41 PM

We’re planning for our ceremony to start at noon, but we listed on our website to please arrive by 11:30am since we plan to close the doors to the ceremony room by 12. There will also be champagne...

Tresa, Jul 9, 2021 28 670
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2 year anniversary!
Gen in Married Life, on June 3, 2021 at 12:52 PM

Just thought I'd jump back on here to say we celebrated our 2 year wedding anniversary yesterday! We ended up stopping by our wedding venue for a few minutes and taking some photos outside in the...

Tara, Jun 8, 2021 12 309 1
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nwr - I’m a light sleeper and my husband’s tossing and turning is so loud :(
Gen in Married Life, on July 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Ok guys this isn’t wedding related but you all give the best advice and I’m in such an upsetting and frustrating situation. I am SUCH a light sleeper, and my husband is so beyond restless. We already...

Kari, May 15, 2021 15 1,459 1
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Marriage license—parents’ place of birth?
Gen in Community Conversations, on May 2, 2019 at 4:14 PM

I made the appointment to get our marriage licenses yesterday (yay) and the woman said we’d just need to bring our driver’s licenses, a witness, and to know the “city and state that our parents were...

Cheriaucoin, Apr 8, 2021 14 7,178
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First dance when i hate being the center of attention
Gen in Wedding Reception, on July 12, 2018 at 4:15 PM

I really love the idea of the first dance in theory, and my FH is VERY excited about it, so it’s definitely not something we can just cut out. The only issue is I honestly get so anxious and awkward...

Michelle, Jan 23, 2021 18 1,872
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Disposable cameras that will connect to computer
Gen in Wedding Reception, on August 8, 2018 at 11:57 AM

We are planning to put a disposable camera on each reception table to encourage guests to take photos! I’ve heard that there are disposable cameras that allow you to upload the pictures digitally to...

Betty, Aug 16, 2020 17 11,757
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Polaroid guest book?
Gen in Do It Yourself, on April 2, 2019 at 11:05 AM

I already have a Polaroid camera and I feel like it would be really cool to have people take pictures and put them in our guest book. But I’m concerned that either no one will do it, or that people...

Katie, Aug 11, 2020 11 801
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Vow time and word-count
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on October 4, 2018 at 9:50 AM

Ok, so I know there's a bunch of threads about vows and talking about how long people's vows are, how long is too long, etc. but I wanted to make a general post just to discuss what people are...

Gen, Jul 23, 2020 14 2,722
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Virtual wedding / reception next year gift etiquette
Gen in Etiquette and Advice, on June 16, 2020 at 3:04 PM

My husband and I were invited to attend a wedding this summer... initially we were supposed to attend in person but given covid restrictions, the bride and groom limited the guest list to family-only,...

Margaret, Jun 17, 2020 13 1,650
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1 year anniversary in quarantine
Gen in Married Life, on April 20, 2020 at 10:15 AM

I seriously can’t believe we are only 6 weeks away from our 1 year wedding anniversary! That being said, we had hypothetical plans to do a trip for our anniversary but obviously that is not going to...

Caitlyn, Jun 10, 2020 21 233
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1 year anniversary! 6.2.19
Gen in Married Life, on June 3, 2020 at 11:51 AM

I can’t believe I’m posting this... it’s been 1 year since we were married (well, 1 year as of yesterday, but I was too busy to post lol). Since our anniversary was a Tuesday, my husband took off...

Gen, Jun 8, 2020 22 218
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Live-streaming your ceremony?
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on February 26, 2019 at 1:02 PM

Is anyone live-streaming their wedding, or know anyone who has? I am 99% sure we will NOT be doing this, but was just curious of everyone’s opinions on the subject! FH has a friend who had someone...

Jessica, Jun 1, 2020 18 249
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Which one to frame?
Gen in Married Life, on April 7, 2020 at 12:25 PM

Trying to do some home-decorating during all this time stuck at home in quarantine lol. We have this spot in our living room that would be perfect for a framed 8x10 photo and I’m just driving myself...

Kari, Apr 24, 2020 31 339
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Really don’t want to share a hotel room with a friend...
Gen in Etiquette and Advice, on September 29, 2018 at 10:52 AM

So FH and I are attending a wedding in about a month, about 3-4 hours from where we live. The wedding is a Saturday at noon, so we were going to drive down Friday after work, stay over in a hotel, and...

Badrul, Apr 5, 2020 34 4,064
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Family heirloom ring! / 9 months married
Gen in Married Life, on March 4, 2020 at 11:44 AM

Husband and I just got back from visiting his grandma across the country. She hadn’t been able to make it to the wedding (she isn’t in good enough health to travel) but she is the relative that both...

MIWM, Mar 14, 2020 24 307
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“Did you get this as our wedding gift to you?”
Gen in Etiquette and Advice, on February 17, 2020 at 12:41 PM

Super awkward situation... we invited a family to our wedding which was almost 9 months ago now. They declined, as one of them was graduating college that same weekend. We never received a gift from...

Judith, Feb 18, 2020 8 404
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