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Transcending Tradition

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What is Eloping? | A Beginner's Guide

Learn what elopement means, how to elope, where to elope, and if it's right for you.
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How to Use AI to Help Write Wedding Vows, Speeches & More

If you're at a loss for words as you start to write your wedding ceremony script, wedding vows, or wedding speech, look to artificial intelligence to help you write meaningful words that are from the heart – but crafted by AI technology.
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Should I Have a Prenup?

Today, many couples choose to enter pre-nuptial agreements and for a variety of reasons — as without them, partners must defer to the laws of the state in the event of death or divorce. If approached with intention, drafting one can be an opportunity to have frank conversations about financial realities that will remain relevant for the duration of a marriage.
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3 Nontraditional Secular Readings for Your Wedding (And Transitions for the Ceremony Script)

Your wedding day is a celebration of love, and it's an opportunity to showcase your unique journey as a couple. While some couples may opt for traditional readings, others may prefer nontraditional, secular readings to add a touch of originality and personalization to their ceremony. Below you'll find three nontraditional readings that capture the essence of love, commitment, and shared experiences.
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What is The Declaration of Intent? Modern and Traditional Examples

One of the most important parts of any wedding ceremony is the Declaration of Intent, also known as the "I do" moment. Read more to find traditional and modern applications, as well as commonly asked questions about the Declaration of Intent.
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The Right Way to Wear Your Engagement Ring and Wedding Band

Your wedding and engagement rings are symbols of your love and commitment to each other. But, with so many different styles, materials, and designs to choose from, it can be tough to know how to wear them. The good news is - there's no one right way. Do whatever looks best and/or feels best to you! But since that's not the most helpful answer, we've shared some context and a few options.
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Breaking Tradition: 5 Unique Ways For The Modern Bride To Walk Down The Aisle

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and as the bride, you want everything to be perfect. One of the most iconic moments of the wedding ceremony is when the bride makes her grand entrance and walks down the aisle. While the traditional way for a bride to walk down the aisle is on the arm of her father, there are many modern and unique ways to make this moment even more special.
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How To Find The Perfect Destination Wedding Venue

If you're dreaming of a destination wedding, the first step is to choose the perfect location. But with so many beautiful places to choose from, how do you narrow it down? To help you out, we've put together a guide on how to find the perfect destination wedding venue.
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Non-Traditional Venues for Urban, Modern Weddings

These days, you can really get married anywhere. Just ask the couple who said “I do,” on the ocean floor or the one who enjoyed the first zero-gravity wedding. One New Hampshire based couple, amid the pandemic slew of Zoom ceremonies, even decided to get hitched in the metaverse.
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The Rise of Male Engagement Rings

For nearly a decade, trend pieces have been published with some regularity on the rise of male engagement rings. Nonetheless, by and large, they’ve yet to break into the mainstream. Despite high profile celebrities like Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry adopting the progressive practice, a 2020 study showed that only 5% of men are choosing to wear engagement rings, nodding to stagnant gender norms within cis-heterosexual wedding culture.
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6 Brands Making Stunning Gender Neutral Engagement Rings

It’s always the same in the movies. He gets down on one knee, usually in some public spot in front of a lake or fountain, and opens a ring box — revealing the most spectacular diamond she’s ever seen.
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