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Wedding-Ring Tattoos: A Unique Nuptial Alternative

In the case of some wedding traditions, many newlyweds-to-be abandon them altogether or select unique alternatives. Customarily, a couple choosing to marry relies on a pair of wedding rings to symbolize their bond of lov ...

Category: Wedding Planning Society

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The Surprising Origins of Engagement Rings

Many people wooing their beloved practice the common nuptial tradition of giving an engagement ring. This modern practice has undergone many transformations from its original ancient origins. As some couples take a hard ...

Category: Wedding Materials Wedding Planning

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After Chris Cornell’s Death, Discussions Arise About Mental Health

The death of a public figure, especially when it happens at a younger age, is never easy to understand. Just as heartbroken fans mourned the losses of luminaries such as Carrie Fisher and Prince in 2016, the news about t ...

Category: Funeral Society

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The Quinceañera: A Coming of Age Celebration With Old Roots

Coming of age rituals are prevalent in many cultures across the world, both past and present. Each rite of passage places emphasis on values and responsibilities deemed to be important when a young person transitions fro ...

Category: Ceremonies Society

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Transgender Couple Appears on “Say Yes to the Dress”

Opponents to transgender civil rights often paint trans people with a wide variety of inaccurate and damaging stereotypes. Meanwhile, other forces continue working to pave the way for transgender folks to live freely as ...

Category: Society

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Dearly Beloved, We Have Gathered: How Fans Grieve Celebrity Deaths

Last year, 2016, and the first few months of 2017 have left people worldwide surprised at what appears to be an increase in celebrity deaths. From musicians Prince, David Bowie and George Michael to actors Carrie Fisher, ...

Category: Society

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