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In Sickness and Health: Making the Right Married Lifestyle Choices

Marriage is a joining of two souls as one. Of course, this does not always suggest the best results. When two people come together who both have destructive habits, those habits can easily grow out of control. Even seemi ...

Category: Marriage Society


“Creator, Does This Unit Have a Soul?”

Is there life after death? We have pondered that question about ourselves and our animal companions for millennia. Now, the same inquiries are being posed about androids, robots and other kinds of artificial intelligence ...

Category: Society Technology


Planning a Dance-Friendly Wedding Reception

When you want to make your nuptial celebration dance-friendly, finding a starting point for your planning might pose a challenge. This is especially true if you don't have any experience organizing large-scale social eve ...

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Tips on Picking Your Wedding Party

Your wedding is an opportunity for you to gather your closest friends and family members together to help you celebrate the love you share with your partner. Of course, there are also going to be some difficult decisions ...

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Viking and Norse-Inspired Customs for Your Wedding

Your nuptial celebration can be a distinctive reflection of the love you and your sweetie share. Nevertheless, it doesn't hurt to personalize it to include your common interests or cultures. Whether you follow Norse Neop ...

Category: Wedding Materials Wedding Planning

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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 ...

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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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 ...

Category: Ceremonies Society


Should We Say “Goodbye” to the Rented Tuxedo?

Tuxedoes slowly became the gold standard for American weddings during the second half of the 20th century. Once strictly reserved for wear during evening formal events, they became the groom’s uniform du jour regar ...

Category: Wedding Planning Society

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Grief Is Universal: Helping Your Pets Cope With Loss

We need to grieve whenever we lose someone close to us, but what about our pets? Research and anecdotal evidence suggest that they feel the loss of a loved one just as much as we do. During this difficult time, there are ...

Category: Funeral Loss

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Even in Death, You Are Not Alone: The Role of the Psychopomp

Have you ever heard the phrase “crossing the river Styx”? You may not know about the Greek myth behind the saying but might be familiar with the idea of spirit guides helping the dead pass into the afterlife. From th ...

Category: Funeral Society

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