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Annabeth
Favorite thing about your So!
Annabeth, on April 16, 2021 at 2:19 PM

Hey folks!!! Would love to hear about your favorite things about your FH/FW! I’ll go first: FH is the funniest person I have ever met, he has the biggest heart and gives his all! He reminds me that...

Natalie, Apr 17, 2021 24 159
Nicola
Mother in law drama
Nicola, on April 14, 2021 at 1:27 PM

I need someone to please give me advice. I don’t like to overreact however, I do feel that my mother in law could be rude sometimes or not put in place by my husband. During my ceremony, as I’m...

Elizabeth, 35 minutes ago 11 251
Nicole
Who are you inviting to your small wedding?
Nicole, Yesterday at 2:50 PM

For those of you planning a more intimate wedding, share how you decided who to invite! Did you draw the line at a certain circle of family or friends? Include only people who are close to both you...

Maggie, An hour ago 5 78
Elizabeth
Wedding(s) Drama
Elizabeth, on April 15, 2021 at 12:54 AM

Hi, new here, I’m gonna attempt to give the most concise explanation possible and maybe y’all will have good advice/ideas. I had a COVID wedding in January 2021. Changed the date once and didn’t want...

Katie, Yesterday at 8:39 PM 40 743
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Canceling wedding due to sickness
Kathy, on April 17, 2021 at 7:10 PM

Hello! I was originally supposed to be married October 2020. However, due to the pandemic and personal sickness, we postponed to October 2021. Without getting into too much detail, last year I was...

Allison, Yesterday at 8:07 AM 7 271
Dani
Family issues
Dani, on April 13, 2021 at 11:41 PM

So my parents doesn’t approve me to getting married in July and my fiancé said he doesn’t care wat they say cause he’s still gonna do the wedding no matter what! So can my parents stop me from...

Dani, Apr 17, 2021 48 1,229
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Postponements and Covid
Justine, on April 9, 2021 at 4:07 PM

We were meant to get married this coming May but because of tbe pandemic we had to postpone our wedding. I have always wanted to get married in May and so we looked into the possibilities of marrying...

Kari, Apr 17, 2021 5 147
Missmarijayne
a good friend of mine is getting married the day before me.
Missmarijayne, on April 6, 2021 at 4:36 AM

So I have been with my guy for 5 years, we were set to get married last year but the pandemic got in the way. This year I said well just keep it down to in town family and maybe a couple friends but...

Judith, Apr 16, 2021 30 600
CountryBride
Just venting Bridezilla
CountryBride, on April 15, 2021 at 6:10 PM

Thank you for reading and commenting on my posts your advice is excellent, So as many of you fellow brides know I have a mother who is extremely toxic has criticized every single decision I have made....

Heather, Apr 16, 2021 6 337
Liz
2Nd marriages and relationship etiquette
Liz, on April 13, 2021 at 11:19 AM

The wedding I'm planning now is both our second marriages kinda. A little background,, He had a full wedding and married for 20 years, whereas I was common law married and we were together 10 years....

Kari, Apr 16, 2021 13 186
Allison
Mother Frustration - Help!
Allison, on March 26, 2021 at 9:33 AM

Hello, So my wedding isn't until end of October 2022 but when trying to include my mom in wedding planning (mostly just tossing around ideas) she is just so negative. Examples: When talking about my...

Cathy, Apr 16, 2021 23 354
Erica
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...

Ka-Rina, Apr 15, 2021 37 3,417
Ivory
Relationship Red Flags
Ivory, on April 14, 2021 at 12:43 AM

Hello everyone, I study unhealthy relationships as part of my grad school coursework, and even though I pray this isn't the case, I know that statistically speaking some of the lovely ladies and gents...

Ka-Rina, Apr 15, 2021 5 232
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Bridesmaid drama
Cai, on April 14, 2021 at 12:09 AM

Hi Ladies I've never sent anything on a group discussion before but I am desperate. I have a best friend (Mia) we have been inseparable for the past 5 years. However, my fiance, mom, sister, other...

Ka-Rina, Apr 15, 2021 12 246
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Mother-in-law
Veronica, on April 14, 2021 at 8:44 PM

My mother-in-law retired and sold her house at the beginning of this year and has been staying with her sister and brother-in-law until she moves to Ohio in July. As a result of retiring, she has a...

KYLIE, Apr 15, 2021 12 266
Erika
Groom Sister Drama
Erika, on April 14, 2021 at 4:58 PM

So, we are having a relatively small wedding. (80 people invited vs. the 260+ we wanted to invite) With it being so small, we are keeping our 'wedding party' small as well to keep it more intimate....

Kari, Apr 15, 2021 5 183
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Former mother in law?
Jill, on April 14, 2021 at 1:35 AM

Hi all. I’m in a bit of a sticky situation. My fiancé and I are close with my ex-husband. There are kiddos involved, we celebrate holidays together and the relationship is good. We are also somewhat...

Jill, Apr 15, 2021 4 167
Katie
Save the Dates - Disinvite a Relative
Katie, on February 25, 2021 at 11:21 AM

My fiance and I planned to get married in Sept 2020, and due to covid we moved the wedding to Sept 2021. We sent out save the dates in 2020 as a New Year card in 2020. And with covid, we had sent out...

Natalie, Apr 15, 2021 27 355
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Help lady's 6 1/2 years in and nervous
Tracy, on April 14, 2021 at 3:24 AM

Hey so I've been with my boyfriend for 6 1/2 years and we've been through a lot of ups and downs , but through it all I still love him and I want him to be my forever. On the other hand him I'm not so...

Elizabeth, Apr 14, 2021 19 295
Robyn
What do you call your Mother in Law?
Robyn, on July 13, 2020 at 1:01 AM

I’m having this unexpected inability to call my mother in law “Mom”. Like it literally refuses to roll off my tongue. Lol! My MIL is so sweet and we talk on the phone and email all the time during...

Llcool_Kay, Apr 14, 2021 38 434
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