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Blending familys can be a true joy, but there are tricky elements too. From merging households, to deciding where to spend the holidays, this is the place to give and get support on all things family.



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Dealing with in laws
Veronica, on July 20, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Hey everyone, this is a question of the day for you ladies you can answer: how well do you get along with your in laws these days?

Rebecca, Jul 22, 2021 23 272
Stepson says i can’t attend his wedding/only his dad
Tracey, on July 21, 2021 at 12:25 PM

My husband and I have been married for 10 years. Our 27 year old son (my step-son) has asked that I NOT attend the wedding, only his dad (my husband). His reasoning is solely because his mom has not...

Judith, An hour ago 24 422
In laws that have to “one up “ you
Skye, Today at 11:09 AM

Does anyone have in laws that constantly have to “one up” you? Like my father in law got engaged to his on again and off again gf this week and my sister in law text me completely out of the blue...

CountryBride, 4 hours ago 22 248
8 weeks out and feeling overwhelmed and kind of sad?
Felicia, Today at 12:37 PM

I have heard of post wedding blues, and pre-Wedding jitters but I have never heard of feeling overwhelmed and kind of sad that the engagement season is almost over. I’m 8 weeks out, and feeling sad...

Kari, 6 hours ago 1 90
Multi cultural family drama?
Lauren, on July 22, 2021 at 10:48 PM

Wondering if anyone else has had issues with families coming from two different cultures? I'm so stressed out from families being stubborn with their own cultures. Would love to know how it worked for...

Sylvia, Yesterday at 11:45 AM 3 135
Brother's wedding
Mayliza, on July 22, 2021 at 7:07 PM

I don't want to attend my brother's wedding. I was excited and planning on going until I found out that my dad's side of the family are attending. They have not been in my life nor my brother's life...

Jenny, Yesterday at 11:19 AM 9 270
It's been 3 years and no proposal, contemplating moving on?
Erica, on December 17, 2020 at 2:39 PM

I'm enlisting the advice and counsel of anyone who has gone through a similar situation. My boyfriend and I have been together for just over 3 years, with our fair share of ups and downs and learning...

Amanda, Yesterday at 12:15 AM 39 10,548
Disappointed with proposal and i want to get over it.
Veronica, on July 16, 2021 at 2:40 PM

So i am 26 and my fiancé is 29. We’ve been together for going on 3 years and we just had our first child. I realize flaws in the beginning of our relationship that don’t help how I feel now. Our...

Lauren, Jul 22, 2021 12 515
Susan, on July 20, 2021 at 8:38 AM

I'm probably having my Bridezilla moment here, but I need to vent in a neutral space My fiance and I got engaged in April 2019 and planned to get married in May 2020. That obviously didn't happen due...

Sam, Jul 22, 2021 20 450
Dating your partner
Yasmine, on June 23, 2021 at 11:15 AM

Just curious, How long did you and your partner date before being engaged? My husband and I dated for exactly 3 years before he proposed. We made it official 10.06.16, he proposed 10.06.19, and we got...

Yasmine, Jul 22, 2021 515 3,212 5
What does this even mean😞
Jenn, on July 19, 2021 at 5:58 PM

I have been engaged for going on four years. As of lately he makes comments regarding NOT getting married and wants nothing to do with the topic. When I finally get him to say something, his responses...

Kari, Jul 22, 2021 22 506 1
Fiancé wants to delay the wedding but i don’t want to
Marites, on July 21, 2021 at 2:50 PM

Our wedding is in 23 days! Everything is ready but today, fiancé told me he can’t get married because there are red flags. Fiancé and I have been together for 4 years. I’ve been married before and it...

Kari, Jul 22, 2021 12 375
mil drama
Alex, on July 18, 2021 at 4:33 PM

Hi everyone! Just looking for some opinions/support. This is my first post, so go easy! My fiance and I have only been engaged a few months now, and are starting to plan out our wedding day. A little...

Jayne, Jul 21, 2021 19 298
Honorary Mom
Beckie, on July 19, 2021 at 11:59 AM

So I lost my mom almost 6 years ago. I was engaged before and asked my one night / god mom to be an honorary mom at the wedding. since that engagement fell through and I have been happily with my now...

Ashlee, Jul 20, 2021 10 141
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Fighting a lot before wedding
Megan Thompson, on July 16, 2021 at 12:25 AM

So long story short my fiance and I have been fighting ALLOT this week and the past 2wks. And it seems like the closer we get to the wedding the more often we're arguing. He has an attitude constantly...

Megan Thompson, Jul 20, 2021 16 323
fh told me he wants a prenup
Rachel, on April 5, 2021 at 10:52 PM

We are at dinner ( having drinks ) he tells me we need to get the prenup going. And how we need to protect our assets . since we have both been through a lot. I have been through divorce but we were...

Melissa, Jul 20, 2021 127 2,829
95 days - stressed out.
Caitlyn, on July 19, 2021 at 10:13 PM

Hey y’all! We’re 95 days away from our October wedding. I’m so excited but extremely stressed out. I had my “meet the gown” appointment this past weekend and I need to get on scheduling my alterations...

Melissa, Jul 20, 2021 4 162
Frustrated with fmil
Madison, on July 18, 2021 at 2:44 PM

So I just need to vent. I’m sorry if this is long. I want to preface this by saying I love my Future MIL. She’s great! She’s super supportive and helpful, we get along well, she gets along well with...

Casey, Jul 19, 2021 6 210
Do i invite the Ex- who is also my fh son's mother
Ingrid, on July 18, 2021 at 12:34 PM

I have been with my FH for almost 5 years. We have a daughter together and he has two other sons (both different women). My youngest bonus son's mom and I have had our ups and downs over the years....

Steph, Jul 19, 2021 12 234
Fiance No Longer Wants To Get Married
Melissa, on December 30, 2020 at 10:12 AM

So my fiance just told me he no longer wants to get married. I am at a complete loss of what to do now and in utter shock. We've been together for almost 4 years and engaged for 2 and a half. He...

Jenn, Jul 19, 2021 27 1,100
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