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From the processional to the recessional - and everything in between - this is your space to get answers to everything you’ve ever wondered about vows, unity ceremonies, officiants, traditions, and more. After all, the wedding ceremony is what this whole shebang is about, right?!

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Kelsey
Recessional Song
Kelsey, on January 24, 2024 at 11:12 PM

Need some ideas for a recessional song! We cannot decide what to pick, but would like it to go with the rest of our choices: Groom and Groomsmen will be walking to an instrumental piece from the movie...

Kelsey, Feb 15, 2024 5 70
Bri
Who married you?
Bri, on January 7, 2024 at 10:31 AM

Hi yall! So I was wondering if anyone else has had a family member marry you. My oldest niece is super excited to get ordained and marry us, but is this weird? I mean I think it might have been my...

Fel, Jan 22, 2024 21 264
Caroline
Ceremony is at 5pm when should i start getting my hair and makeup done ?
Caroline, Today at 2:53 PM

Right now my makeup is schedule at 7:30 and my hair is schedule at 9 is that to early ?

Andrea, An hour ago 3 26
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Looking for a Poem for my ceremony - long distance relationship
Colleen, on February 12, 2024 at 11:53 AM

Hi all, My fiance and I are getting married in September. We are having a non-religious ceremony, and I would like my brother to read a poem. Fiance and I met online and were long distance for over 8...

Johnson, Feb 18, 2024 1 26
Samantha
Step dad vs dad walking me down the aisle
Samantha, on February 14, 2024 at 12:51 PM

Please help! My stepdad has been around since I was 3 months old and he’s the one who taught me how to drive, sat with me to do homework on school nights, and rubbed my head when I couldn’t sleep at...

Andrea, Feb 15, 2024 6 105
Lori
Late spouses inclusion
Lori, on February 3, 2024 at 8:44 AM

An older couple, widow and widower, are marrying and choose to include their deceased spouses and parents by leaving empty seats for their parents and having photos of their late spouses displayed by...

Teresa, Feb 12, 2024 9 158 1
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Religious husband, non religious wife
Kayla, on December 9, 2017 at 8:38 PM

Me and my future husband have different religious affiliations.. or lack there of. I consider myself an agnostic and he affiliates with southern baptist. While we have been able to create a life...

Josefromeo123, Feb 9, 2024 11 477
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Date on marriage certificate?
SHALEAN , on January 5, 2022 at 1:26 PM

We are having our ceremony and reception on 2/20/22 but we want to sign our marriage license on 2/22/22 and have that be our official wedding "date". I am very into Angel Numbers so I definitely want...

Ganesha, Feb 8, 2024 28 31,746 1
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Processional Song too Weird?
Megan, on January 14, 2024 at 6:33 PM

I am considering walking down the aisle to an instrumental version of "If You Were Here" by the Thompson Twins. It's an 80's song and plays at the end of Sixteen Candles when Sam(Molly Ringwald) gets...

Taylor, Feb 8, 2024 3 60
Rebecca
Four bridesmaids and one best man - is it weird?
Rebecca, on February 2, 2024 at 6:26 PM

Hi everyone! I’m trying to think whether or not I want a bridal party. I would have 4 bridesmaids but my fiancé would only have his brother as his best man, and I am not sure if it would look weird...

Taylor, Feb 8, 2024 3 54
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Are we allowed to bring water for our guests?
Lisa, on January 27, 2024 at 8:46 PM

We are having a full Catholic mass during our ceremony which is typically an hour long. Should we provide water bottles for our guests and is that even allowed?

Taylor, Feb 8, 2024 7 104
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husband and wife
GILBERT, on January 24, 2024 at 2:45 AM

GILBERT AND LEONOR

Skylar, Feb 7, 2024 4 55
Honey
Wedding guests shoe valet
Honey, on February 6, 2024 at 2:09 PM

Our ceremony will be on a beach, so any suggestions on guests shoes? Should we provide a sign and basket for valet? Provide sandals?

Pat, Feb 7, 2024 8 88
Khin
Pros and cons of having a family member officiate the wedding
Khin, on December 9, 2018 at 2:54 PM

Hi ladies, So are you guys hiring a professional wedding officiant or having a family member or a friend do the officiating? Personally, I would love a family member or close friend to officiate...

Richard, Feb 5, 2024 25 6,238
Mia_Porter16
Catholic brides, can ya help a girl out !!
Mia_Porter16, on January 3, 2023 at 1:34 PM

I am getting married in a Roman Catholic Church and would love to hear all of y'all's pics for song choices! My priest gave loose guidance that the songs should be religious in "some nature." I am...

Ma, Feb 4, 2024 11 667 1
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Processional order
Destiny, on January 30, 2024 at 4:07 PM

Hi everyone! My fiancé and I are getting married this April, and we decided to only do a small ceremony with just family. We do not have bridesmaids or groomsmen, but we do have flower girls and a...

Skylar, Feb 2, 2024 2 45
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Legal and symbolic ceremony
Lee, on February 2, 2024 at 12:15 PM

I am getting Married May 4 2024 using a virtual service just the 2 of us and going to Italy in June to have a symbolic ceremony and celebration with 2 of our closest friends. I will be wearing a...

Lee, Feb 2, 2024 52
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Wrong address on wedding invites
Rachel, on January 25, 2024 at 12:43 PM

Hi ladies! We made a major goof We have already sent out invites and many people have gotten them. We put the wrong adress by one number!🤦🏻‍♀️ it was supposed to say 3285 but instead says 285, so a...

CM, Jan 25, 2024 7 116
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Catholic Baptism?
Heidi, on January 23, 2024 at 3:19 PM

Hi! My fiance was born and raised Catholic, whenever we are with his family, we go to church with them. However, I was not raised Catholic. I believe in God, and the Bible so I do not object to being...

Valerie, Jan 25, 2024 2 66
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Flower Girl Alternate Titles
Meg, on January 18, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Hi all, I had a Q about whether anyone has heard of (or can think of) more "adult" names for a flower girl. My fiance's sister is a year younger than I am and we want to include her in the wedding but...

Meg, Jan 21, 2024 11 134
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