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Wedding advice and etiquette can be a weird thing, especially when you’re talking about alternative and offbeat weddings. We pride ourselves on our compassionate focus on constructive, respectful communication and focus on conflict resolution.

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A queer wedding ceremony script with a ring warming ceremony

This queer wedding ceremony script’s got absolutely everything! An interactive moment for guests to share their favorite memories of the couple, a ring warming ceremony involving Skeletor and Dolly Parton, and so many opportunities for the couple to infuse personality and fun. If you’re looking for a nontraditional wedding ceremony to inspire yours, this is the one!

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My fiancé and I got laid off before the wedding

Did you get laid off before the wedding? This happens more often than you think. One former bride recounts how she and her now husband were both laid off in the midst of wedding planning, and how they navigated life leading up to the wedding day.

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A guide to planning a non-traditional wedding

Offbeat nearlyweds with no clue where to start with their planning… listen up! Reverend Katherine Dupree has shared this guide for planning a non-traditional wedding, with five important steps to consider as you start your planning process!

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This funny wedding ceremony script is packed with science & pop culture references

When a reader told us they had a reading from Brooklyn 99 in their wedding ceremony, we had to learn more! Here’s how the couple incorporated their favorite quotes from TV shows like The Good Place and Star Trek in their wedding ceremony script.

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Are online prenuptial agreements a good idea for making your marriage stronger?

So you know that a prenup is important, but you’re worried you don’t have the time or budget to squeeze it into your wedding checklist? Here’s the online prenuptial agreement platform that’s changing the game. No lawyers and no leaving the house!

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9 nonreligious wedding poems to make your guests cry

Nonreligious wedding poems are such an interesting balancing act… You want something emotional and heartfelt, but also a little not too heavy. You want a dash of funny, and a hint of modern — I mean, not that Robert Fulghum and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin aren’t great, but it’s nice to introduce your guests to something they haven’t heard before