The 6 Worst Reasons to Get Married

There’s really only one good reason to get married: because you’ve found your soul mate, you know each other well enough and long enough to be positive you want to spend the rest of your lives together, and you’re mature enough to work hard at keeping your relationship strong. But there are so many bad ones. Here are the six worst. Continue reading

What Not to Do as a Plus-One at a Wedding

For the first time ever, I’m going to a wedding that I wasn’t technically invited to. My sister got the invite, and since she’s not seeing anyone and I live a quick cab ride away from the venue, I’m coming along as her guest–which made me think of some things I wish plus-ones didn’t do at weddings. Continue reading

Would You Tell Your Straight Friend You Suspect Her Fiance Is Gay?

ABC (as in the TV network, not the Jackson 5 song) seems to be on a gays-marrying-straights kick the past couple of weeks: Two of their primetime shows, Desperate Housewives and Modern Family, each featured a woman marrying a man that others believed to be gay. And it reminded me of a couple I know. Continue reading

How to Handle People Who Don’t Think You Should Get Married

Some people think they know what’s best for you better than you do. And if one of them speaks up during your engagement, it can make you second-guess yourself or ruin the relationship you have with that person. Before you sever ties with the brazen individual–or call off your wedding–consider doing the following. Continue reading

The 6 Worst Things Brides Post on Facebook

Everyone can assume that you’re so, so excited to get married. That’s why posts like the below can get pretty annoying pretty fast. True, your Facebook friends can simply hide you from their feeds if they don’t like what you have to say, but why push them to that point? Here’s what to avoid posting on Facebook (and Twitter, for that matter) when you’re engaged. Continue reading

This is What Snooki and Jionni’s Wedding Will Be Like

I’m not an expert in a lot of areas, but if there’s one subject I know a lot (probably too much) about, it’s Jersey weddings. Which is why I have a pretty good idea of how it’ll all go down when Jersey Shore’s Snooki and her fiance/baby-daddy-to-be Jionni get married. Continue reading

7 Times You Don’t Have to Reciprocate a Wedding Invitation

Maybe it’s because I’m a Libra, but I like everything to be even Steven. So if you invited me to your wedding, you were invited to mine. But not every bride who included you has to make the cut for your nuptials. Here are seven situations it’s okay not to return the invite. Continue reading