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Wedding Traditions Around the Globe

There’s something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue; the tossing of the bouquet and garter; and the rice thrown as the newlyweds leave. Around the world, you can find other wedding traditions.

Category: Ceremonies Marriage

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How To Handle the Rising Costs of Weddings

Once you have signed a contract with a vendor, the costs associated with the service will not change. However, studies highlight that many couples shop around for a long time before committing to a specific business.

Category: Wedding Planning Marriage

money finance

A Primer on Muslim Weddings

Muslim weddings are very common ceremonies, but many in the United States might not know all of the rituals and traditions. Here's a quick primer on Muslim weddings, whether you're officiating or attending.

Category: Marriage

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Tips for How You Can Better Connect With Your Partner on an Emotional Level

Good communication is the bedrock of all good relationships. But what to do if you're feeling emotionally distant from your partner? You can connect (or re-connect) with your partner using these techniques.

Category: Marriage

communication

How To Improve Communication in Your Relationship

A foundation of communication is what makes good relationships great. But not everyone is born a natural communicator. Thankfully, a little practice goes a long way in building rapport in your relationship.

Category: Marriage

communication

Simple Ways To Handle Mental Health Topics in Your Marriage

Mental health can be a sensitive topic in some relationships, and it can be difficult for some to open up. While this is a challenging subject, it's important to talk about mental health with your partner.

Category: Marriage

communication

How Newlyweds Can Best Manage Stress in the First Year of Marriage

The first year of marriage is a joyous time for most couples, but it can also be a time of stress. There are bound to be bumps along the way, and here's how to navigate them effectively as a newlywed team.

Category: Marriage

communication

Take Time for Yourself To Keep the Romance Alive

While we all enjoy spending time with our partners, it's important to take time to yourself and practice good self-care. Developing a solid self-care routine will re-energize your body and mind in a noticable way.

Category: Marriage

self care

How To Apologize and Keep Your Marriage Strong

Knowing when and how to apologize in a marriage is an important skill to keep your relationship strong. You can't completely eliminate fights in a relationship, but you can get through them gracefully.

Category: Marriage

communication

What You Should Know About Arranged Marriages

To many Americans, the idea of an arranged marriage is old fashioned. And while most of us likely hope for autonomy in our love lives, it's entirely possible to have a loving, caring relationship in an arranged marriage.

Category: Marriage

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