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Before You Do

Some tips for the newly engaged… Holidays are a popular time for proposals. Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day all provide a perfect opportunity to surprise someone with a ring. Then the wedding planning begins, along with the confusion and stress. I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. I […]

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Do you really need a wedding program or booklet?

About every year or so I tweak and repost this column. Why? Because almost everyone planning a wedding eventually comes to this question: should I have a ceremony program? As the big day approaches, I sometimes hear from ‘my’ couples, asking for the ‘order of service.’ I immediately know why. They are creating a program […]

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Why Get Married?

I believe in marriage because, at its healthiest and best, it creates a place of safety, where two people can grow, as individuals and as a couple. It has proven to promote longevity, stability, health and wellbeing.

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The Common Threads of Finding Love

No matter how different the couple may appear to others, whether being of diverse nationalities, religions, or ethnicities, they speak of how they complement one another. Whether the reference point is Yin and Yang, Lucy and Ricky,or Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly, they fit together like pieces of a puzzle. This is sometimes called the ‘other half,’ or even ‘soul-mate.’

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Engaging Thoughts

How can you get through the gauntlet of questions? If you or someone you know has recently become engaged, I hope this column brings awareness that will help prepare someone for the coming tide of inquiry. Then you can decide what information you are ready to share, and just plead the 5th for the rest of them.

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Please Don’t Say This to the Newly Engaged

Congratulations! That’s what we say when we hear the big news that someone is engaged to be married. It is the proper and right thing to say. It means we are acknowledging joy and wishing them happiness. Newly engaged couples get bombarded with questions. Let them have some time to simply enjoy this special time. […]

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Happy Valentines Day

This may be the day you become engaged! What a great Valentine’s Day gift! And if this happens… congratulations! What an exciting time in life. So what’s next? After savoring the moment, many brides begin thinking about their fantasy wedding, and don’t be surprised if you and your fiancé have different ideas on this. Your […]

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Engaged? What’s next?

Many people become engaged over the holiday season. It’s a festive time to ‘pop the question.’  Wedding plans can be made sooner or later. If you are anxious to get started planning your special day, but all means do so. But it’s also absolutely fine to wait and just enjoy being engaged without taking on […]

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You’re Engaged… Now What?

If you just became engaged, sit back and enjoy the feeling for a minute, because it won’t be long before everything starts spinning, and hopefully not out of control. If you haven’t told anyone yet, please tell your immediate family first. And this should be a personal visit, if possible, or at least a phone […]

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