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Try These Irish Nuptial Traditions for Your Wedding

Your Irish ancestral heritage or the beauty in their cultural traditions might inspire you to incorporate Irish elements into your own wedding. It’s uncertain how long Christianity existed in Ireland before St. Pat ...

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For Transgender Jewish Teens, the Mitzvah Is Part of the Journey

Many Jewish teenagers mark their journey towards adulthood with a pivotal coming of age ritual signifying new social and religious responsibilities. Children assigned male at birth are typically inducted into this period ...

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Setting the Rules for Your Wedding

The decision to get married to your partner suggests you have a lot of love for each other. Most people get married for love these days, as opposed to marrying for wealth or property as was the custom of the past. Even t ...

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Childfree Weddings? The Pros, Cons and Controversies

If you’ve kept your ear to the ground for wedding planning chit-chat, you might already be aware of the controversy about childfree nuptials. Those who want “no kidding around” at their celebrations do ...

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Wedding Planning Challenges Unique to Nonbinary People

When someone says the word “wedding,” most people will picture a bride and groom, while a few individuals may think of two brides or two grooms. Since wedding traditions are based on gendered cultural norms i ...

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4 Tips for Writing a Eulogy

Dealing with the death of a friend or loved one is never easy. If you’ve been asked to give the eulogy, you may feel anxious. You might worry that you won’t know what to say, you’ll lose your composure ...

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A Fast Guide to Bar Mitzvah Guest Etiquette

The presence of social media at social events such as weddings, funerals and bar mitzvahs has added another layer of complexity when it comes to etiquette. Within the last decade, experts have set down guidelines for the ...

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Oh No, They Didn’t! When Guests Upstage the Wedding

If you’re knee-deep in planning your wedding, you might find your thoughts drifting to all the things that could possibly go wrong. What if the caterers don’t show? Might someone’s rambunctious pet dest ...

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How Pet Parents Throw Weddings

In many households, pets are members of the family. The absolute joy that cats and dogs bring to life makes them invaluable to surviving daily life. When you and your partner have spent time raising a furry little friend ...

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Ideas for a Non-Religious Wedding Ceremony

Many couples elect to include wedding vows and ceremonial traditions based on Christian elements or liturgy from other faiths. However, atheists, agnostics, and secular humanists may find themselves at a loss when planni ...

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