10 Tips for a Calm and Happy First Year of Marriage

It's not a secret that the first year of marriage is apparently the hardest, with Los Angeles-based psychologist, Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. explaining that "In the first year of marriage, couples must learn and practice the skills of how to compromise and work as a team more than ever before, both of which aren't always easy to do." …

Venue Coordinator vs Wedding Planner: Understanding what and who you’ve booked.

I cannot tell you how many times I have had couples who have turned down wedding planning services because their venue has an in-house coordinator and then regretted it. Your venue coordinator and wedding planner work perfectly together to ensure your wedding day is stress-free, fun, in your complete vision, and better than your hopes and dreams. Understanding the difference between a wedding planner & a venue coordinator can help avoid a lot of disappointment and frustration.

R/LGBTWeddings: Reddit Users talk same-sex wedding worries

While I love the idea of writing your own vows, I understand why couples who have been largely excluded from the marriage arena for centuries would love to have a sense of tradition on their big day. However, the wording in traditional ceremonies can be heteronormative and ultimately problematic for same-sex or non-gender binary couples, but …