Topic: bride

Say Yes To The Mess: Welcome To My Breasts

Say Yes To The Mess: Welcome To My Breasts

Meghan Keane is getting married in October. This column is helping her cope.

According to a few moms I know, the act of giving birth changes a woman’s approach to modesty. After your bottom half has been exposed to a room attentive technicians for a few hours while you attempt push a baby through a very small hole, women appear to care less who sees them naked.

If that’s true, shopping for a wedding dress must be practice for that rite of passage. Except you usually get to keep your panties on. More »

Why Would You Marry Someone You Didn’t Love?

Why Would You Marry Someone You Didn't Love?

There’s an article in Marie Claire [print] called “Marrying Mr. Wrong” which is subtitled “I Cried All The Way Down The Aisle”. One former bride says that she wasn’t ‘in love’ when she got married and felt her wedding “was like knowing you have a work meeting but you don’t want to go.” To which I’m left wondering: why? Why would you ever get married to someone you didn’t love? More »

Gallery: Types of Bachelorette Parties

Gallery: Types of Bachelorette Parties

When it comes to celebrating a woman’s last night of freedom, there are a number of options. Some involve the scandalous, others the more relaxing.

But the key to planning or attending a bachelorette party is knowing the bride, loving the bride, and humiliating the bride. I don’t care if all she wants is a spa day — penis necklaces match hot stones very nicely. More »

Wedding Gifts: A Guide

Wedding Gifts: A Guide

During your 20′s and 30′s, it’s safe to assume that you’ll attend anywhere from ten to thirty weddings. Maybe more, maybe less, and sometimes, two for one person over the course of a decade.

But the etiquette for gift buying — how much to spend, to use the registry or not to use the registry, what about destination weddings? — never gets completely clear.

Well, I aim to change all that. More »