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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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Butt pimples and nine other wedding planning secrets I didn’t know before I got married

As a recently married bride, I wanted to share these emotional tips for the newly engaged. Some of them might feel familiar, but all of them surprised me!

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ADHD wedding planning: putting the FUN in executive dysfunction

If you have ADHD, more than likely any type of “planning” is not your favorite activity. And yet, here you are: wedding planning with ADHD. Before you get overwhelmed and stop reading, listen to me: You can do this. I know, because I have ADHD and executive dysfunction and I planned not one but TWO weddings. Lemme help ease that overstimulated brain of yours and give you some tips on ADHD wedding planning.

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What if you have no friends to be bridesmaids? Wedding planning for introverts

If you’re an introvert who feels like you don’t have any friends, wondering how are you’re supposed to navigate all those “friend” events like bachelorette parties and bridal showers… Just know that you’re not as alone as you feel. I went through the same thing, and it was incredibly painful. This is my story, and what I learned from it.

Mission to not plan my wedding: Success (how I planned for my wedding as little as possible)

Mission to not plan my wedding: Success

Maybe you are one of the dreamy people who has looked forward to your wedding your whole life, knowing exactly what you’d look like and how’d you feel on the most special of your days. It is safe to say that you are most likely not like me, because I think I broke the record for most laid-back bride, and the time I spent planning the wedding was barely, if at all, more time than the duration of the wedding itself. Here’s how I did it…