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Amanda
To program or not to program?
Amanda, on August 4, 2022 at 2:45 PM

So, just curious, who all is doing programs for their wedding? We are getting married on the beach, so I was going to do fan programs. My mom said I've bought enough stuff for my wedding, but I feel...

Amanda, Aug 15, 2022 24 135 1
Zanetah
Vows
Zanetah, on August 3, 2022 at 11:08 AM

Hi! Logistically speaking… if you have or are writing your own vows..how are you bringing them to the ceremony? Are you writing them in a vow book? Or typing it in your notes and using your cell...

Courtney, Aug 6, 2022 20 167
Imani
Who’s in Your Wedding Party?
Imani, on June 13, 2022 at 11:29 AM

Personally, I wanted to avoid a bridal party because I didn’t want to deal with the extra stress and drama. My younger sister is being my MOH & Britany best friend is her Best Man. How did you...

Crystal, Yesterday at 9:40 PM 108 752
Hannah
To have/not have a flower girl and ring bearer
Hannah, on July 25, 2022 at 9:05 PM

Has anyone not had either a flower girl or ring bearer? My fiancé and I literally know 0 little kids, (we don’t have any friends with kids, or nieces, or nephews, or even little cousins) so I don’t...

Anna, Aug 15, 2022 16 176
Abracadabra
Help! One of my maids is in legal trouble and I’m honestly torn.
Abracadabra, on August 6, 2022 at 6:37 PM

So my wedding is next June and the girls just ordered their bridesmaids dresses. I have one girl who has had a chronic drinking problem, but she introduced me to fiancé and hasn’t done anything to...

Anna, Aug 15, 2022 9 245
Caitlyn
My family is torn on religious views
Caitlyn, on August 9, 2022 at 8:11 AM

Hi everyone! Me and my fh are getting married next year. We are both Catholic alongside his parents (I converted from being LDS) my mother was raised JW then converted LDS and my father as well as my...

Anna, Aug 15, 2022 9 139
S
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...

Elycia, Aug 15, 2022 23 2,607 1
K
Awkward aisle
Kaitlyn, on August 13, 2022 at 7:36 PM

Hey everyone! For some reason these polls that are in the aisle really bother me anybody have any good suggestions on how to try and make them not as noticeable! Some people have suggested having the...

Michael, Aug 15, 2022 11 124
Felicia
Stefana in outdoor ceremony
Felicia, on September 25, 2020 at 2:22 PM

Any Greek brides out there? I was raised Greek Orthodox and I want to incorporate Greek traditions into my ceremony. My fiancé is Christian and is very religious (more than I am) so I respect his...

Michael, Aug 13, 2022 10 470
C Ko
Dilemma -legal ceremony without parents
C Ko, on August 8, 2022 at 4:32 AM

My fiance and i are planning to go sign our marriage license this week then have a wedding ceremony with everyone abroad next year. Thing is my dad is throwing a fit because he won t witness the paper...

C Ko, Aug 10, 2022 17 151 1
Erica
Starting to regret planning Church ceremony
Erica, on August 8, 2022 at 3:16 PM

My fiancé and I were both brought up Catholic but are no longer practicing for our own reasons. Our parents are helping up pay for the wedding and used it as a way to, for lack of a better word, bully...

JILL, Aug 10, 2022 7 206 1
Jay
Incorporating my adult daughter from previous marriage in 2nd wedding
Jay, on August 6, 2022 at 5:24 AM

Best ways to Incorporate My 27 year old daughter from my previous marriage into my second wedding when the bride and daughter dont have a close relationship but are cordial, politely & pleasant to...

Jay, Aug 9, 2022 10 133
Traci
Proud mother
Traci, on July 25, 2022 at 6:44 AM

My son will walk with me and give me away. 💜 Can't wait to see him dressed up in his suit.

Traci, Aug 9, 2022 11 97 1
Traci
the kiss 💋
Traci, on July 21, 2022 at 2:24 PM

Lol. Ok. I'm thinking bout how we gone kiss?? Quick peck Long lip lockOr that good Ole tongue kiss. Lol 😆 🤣 😂 I have 3 yrs till the wedding, why am I thinking bout this. 🤔

Traci, Aug 8, 2022 29 201
K
Were you nervous to walk down the aisle?
Katie, on June 22, 2022 at 2:46 PM

Were you nervous to walk down the aisle? I am . Like im Not nervous to marry the love of life.I'm nervous for people staring at me. I know the main focus is you and your future partner ✨️ . I don't...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 27 222 1
Crystal
Turning up down the aisle
Crystal, on July 13, 2022 at 2:44 PM

So….. initially I chose a slow sappy song to walk down the aisle to. But the more I think about it, the more I don’t want it to be a “sad” or emotional moment. Like, I want it to be turn up and...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 19 205 1
Crystal
Walking Down the Aisle
Crystal, on July 1, 2022 at 7:18 PM

So….. traditionally I planned on having my dad walk me down the isle. But now I’m starting to have second thoughts and prefer to walk by myself. Nothing against my dad, he’s great, but the “isle way”...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 9 147
Kelly
Chuppah at Catholic Church?
Kelly, on July 17, 2022 at 1:04 PM

I am Catholic and my FH is Jewish. I am interested in getting married in the Catholic Church and he is interested in readings with meaning to both of us, as well as some meaningful symbolism. Has...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 6 164 1
S
Wedding ceremony script: declaration of intent vs exchange of rings
Spark, on July 19, 2022 at 12:37 PM

I see "vows" under both areas of the script. Help. I'm writing ours and is confusing. Here's what I have so far: WelcomeFamily blessingSermon (what is marriage) Consecration/ handfasting begins (start...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 3 65
Katherine
Ring bearers and flower girl
Katherine, on July 16, 2022 at 1:52 PM

I need ideas on what the ring bearers and flower girl should carry in during the procession? The wedding is traditional and formal and in a Catholic Church. I DO NOT like the whole signs thing—I think...

Julija, Aug 8, 2022 12 119
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