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Couple not sitting together at the reception
Macy, on May 23, 2020 at 10:40 AM

I recently started dating this guy who's sister is getting married in a couple of months. His sister told him that he should bring me as a date and I obviously said yes! I haven't met any of his...

Martha, May 28, 2020 31 646
Erin
Should I sing at my wedding?
Erin, on August 18, 2017 at 1:16 PM

I had been planning to sing one song during the reception at my wedding. It's a tradition that my father (guitar player) sits in with the band at weddings in our family so he's also doing that. The...

Aideen Ni, 22 minutes ago 21 711
Ashley
Don't want anyone to walk me down the aisle
Ashley, Today at 12:57 AM

I do not want anyone walking me down the aisle. The thought of it to me is always really awkward and cringey. Both my parents have always been in my life and albeit we haven't always seen eye to eye...

Melle, 23 minutes ago 9 95
jaime
How can I include my stepdad????
jaime, on January 10, 2017 at 2:05 PM

My mom and my stepdad have been married since I was 11 and I am extremely close with him. My real dad and I also have an amazing relationship and now matter who comes into my life, he will always be...

Tiana, 3 hours ago 47 9,943
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Maid of Honor issues!!
Jill, on May 29, 2020 at 6:53 PM

Hello everyone! I am the mother of the bride and my daughter has chosen a friend , who my husband and I absolutely dislike, to be her Maid of Honor. This girl and my daughter have a long history of...

Rhiamae, 9 hours ago 45 801
Kristen
Need to feed photographer for an elopement?
Kristen, Yesterday at 12:05 PM

So long story short I will basically only need my photographer for about 3 to 4 hours. The venue where we are eloping I found out that they can feed us at our wedding but it'll be about 50 to...

Michelle, Yesterday at 10:32 PM 9 127
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Post-elopement Celebrations
Juliette, Yesterday at 3:21 PM

Hey everyone! My fiance & I are eloping (just us) later this year, and we want to have a celebration with all our family & friends shortly after. We were making it a casual, fun, backyard...

Elizabeth, Yesterday at 6:46 PM 11 64
Logan
Elopement
Logan, on May 28, 2020 at 11:37 AM

Hi guys! Hope everyone is hangin in there. We just made the decision to cancel our wedding and head forward with an elopement. I’m actually a little relived as the anxiety of being infront of people...

Logan, Yesterday at 11:40 AM 15 163
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Tinea Versicolor...
Christine, on August 3, 2018 at 10:43 AM

Ok so I'm feeling a bit strange putting a medical issue on here, but I'm not looking for medical advice. I've had Tinea Versicolor on my upper back for over 10 years. I've been to several...

Harley, Yesterday at 11:24 AM 24 2,036
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Old high school friend reaching out after you engagement?
Jessica, on May 30, 2020 at 11:14 PM

Backstory I used to be close with a girl I grew up with we were close for a few years but eventually we stopped talking and hanging out even when I still lived in town. She’s reached out one or twice...

Jessica, Yesterday at 8:04 AM 15 292
Chelsea
How to announce minimony on social media
Chelsea, on May 30, 2020 at 11:46 PM

Hi everyone! Like lots of couples, we’ve postponed the big wedding we had planned for June. We are still getting married on our original date with our immediate family there. Any ideas for how to word...

Renee, May 31, 2020 5 121 1
Amber
Should you also do a gift for you soon to be significant other??
Amber, on March 2, 2020 at 1:14 PM

I know most people do a gift for the parents, the in-laws and sometimes the grandparents. I also know its a great idea to do a gift for the bridal party, but what about the one your getting ready to...

Judith, May 31, 2020 13 126 1
Madison
Do i ask fiancés brothers girlfriend to be in the wedding?
Madison, on May 30, 2020 at 12:01 PM

So my fiancé’s brother has been with his girlfriend now for over 6 months and I’ve grown to be closer to her and have really bonded with her when we see each other at get togethers and when we all...

Madison, May 31, 2020 9 227
Caroline
Save the dates or invitations
Caroline, on May 30, 2020 at 2:28 PM

So, my question is that do we just send save the dates and have them just reply through my website or do we also send invitations. I plan on having everyone reply though my website because keeping...

Mindy, May 31, 2020 15 168
Michelle
Invitations
Michelle, on May 30, 2020 at 3:26 PM

I'm confused on the topic of inner and outer envelopes. How do I make sure my guests don't get confused with the envelopes, and how do I make sure my guests don't get confused with the rsvp cards?

Hannah, May 31, 2020 6 107
Dr E
Is having a Maid of Honor a must?
Dr E, on May 28, 2020 at 10:06 AM

Heyyyy my Beauties! So, is it is a must to appoint a Maid of Honor? Is it fine to just have Bridesmaids? What are you thoughts? What did some of my fellow Brides do?

Elle, May 30, 2020 30 145
Jei
Destination Wedding Invitations & rsvp
Jei, on April 15, 2020 at 10:16 PM

Hello All, I am having a destination wedding on June 5, 2021 at an all inclusive resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. We have blocked 40 rooms for family and friends. Any rooms not booked and paid in full...

Jei, May 30, 2020 8 152
Corinne
Rehearsal Dinner dress code?
Corinne, on May 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM

What is proper rehearsal dinner dress code etiquette? What does the bride wear and what do guests wear? I have only been to my brother's wedding last year but I didnt really pay attention but I wore a...

Sylvana, May 30, 2020 15 261
Elise
Return address labels
Elise, on May 29, 2020 at 5:40 PM

So I was on zazzle a few weeks ago ordering the save the dates and return address labels. I was so excited to finally press that "order now" button that I didn't realize until I got them in that I was...

Elise, May 29, 2020 3 146
Jenna
Save the dates
Jenna, on May 29, 2020 at 6:08 AM

Hi ladies, We just got engaged and our wedding is November 1. What would y’all do about save the dates? I’ve read they’re typically sent six months prior to the wedding but out wedding is in four...

ALY C, May 29, 2020 10 122
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