The art of the Low-Drama No: developing your bridal boundaries
How can you make your needs clear without steamrolling other people’s concerns and comfort levels? How can you say no without stomping a high-rise?
Marriage as an act of freedom vs. conformity
Anyone who has taken a Gender Studies class knows all the standard stuff about marriage being an exchange of chattel, property, protecting the paternity of babies, etc. We can see how these historical dynamics still affect us.
Of Brides and Zillas
Seems like no matter what you do, someone’s going to call you a Bridezilla. But we’re DONE with the term. “Bridezilla” is the new “Tacky.”
Patricia & Christiaan’s Intimate Outdoor Family Fun-Day Wedding
The offbeat bride: Patricia, journalist Her offbeat partner: Christiaan, assistant bank manager Location & date of wedding: The Thatchery in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 12th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Firstly, the wedding budget was pretty low. Originally, I thought the most offbeat aspects were the fact that we were barefoot and I […]
Not so offbeat after all
People planning alternative weddings sometimes think that by having an alternative wedding they’re automatically avoiding the scariness that comes with the Great White. But the same sort of problems apply…