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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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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 79
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 21 274
Lifting the veil
Shunita, on February 25, 2024 at 1:46 AM

We are not having any brides maids or groomsmen. It will only be us at the alter. My brother is walking me down the aisle. Long story about dad not doing it. Wow it be improper for the HTB to do it or...

Veronica, Feb 28, 2024 3 66 1
Ceremony is at 5pm when should i start getting my hair and makeup done ?
Caroline, on February 20, 2024 at 2:53 PM

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

Sarah, Feb 27, 2024 6 154 1
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...

Madeline, Feb 26, 2024 3 89
Torn Between Catholic Wedding and Outdoor Wedding
Debbie, on May 9, 2018 at 8:48 AM

Hello! My fiance and I are in the process of securing a date a beautiful winery in northern Virginia. We have the option to add on an outdoor ceremony that overlooks the mountains. It would look...

Madeline, Feb 25, 2024 21 7,556 1
To fire or not to fire, that is the question ...
Amber, on February 25, 2024 at 1:15 AM

My fiancé and I met with his friend (more of a close acquaintance) for dinner to discuss him officiating our wedding. He brought his wife who I'd met just briefly once before, and who I thought was...

Amber, Feb 25, 2024 2 97
Beach wedding seating
Steph, on February 22, 2024 at 4:52 PM

Questions about beach wedding. We are wanting to have the ceremony on the beach near the inn we rented out. The city says we have to get a permit if we want to set up chairs and arch. But if we have...

CM, Feb 24, 2024 5 102
Wedding speakers for ceremony
Jordan, on February 22, 2024 at 12:09 PM

I am having a small around 40 people outside wedding ceremony. Any recommendations on a Bluetooth speaker that would work the best?

LM, Feb 23, 2024 5 37
Vows...anyone please share your Types/ideas!! thank you kindly in Advance💜
PATRYCE, on February 15, 2023 at 1:29 PM


Michelle, Feb 22, 2024 8 146
What song are you walking down the aisle to??
Ashley, on October 11, 2018 at 9:05 AM

I’ve been searching for songs other than the original wedding song or a thousand years. Anyone use something different?

Jessica, Feb 21, 2024 35 1,678 1
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...

Mrs. Johnson, Feb 18, 2024 1 29
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 6 121
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 9 166 1
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 11 493
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 32,630 1
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 65
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 55
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 7 109
husband and wife
GILBERT, on January 24, 2024 at 2:45 AM


Skylar, Feb 7, 2024 4 58
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