Topic: Vows

This Woman Ordered a Life-Size Wedding Cake of Herself

This Woman Ordered a Life-Size Wedding Cake of Herself

I guess I should ask whether you think this life-sized wedding cake made in the likeness of the bride is something you would also consider doing…but I just feel like, this is this woman’s trip, man, and that’s it. It’s her fucking trip. And at this point, when you’ve ordered a wedding cake of yourself, more power to you. I’m not mad at it. I wouldn’t have the balls, is all. I salute her. More »

Cheating NYT Vows Couple Sorry For Sharing Their Story

Cheating NYT Vows Couple Sorry For Sharing Their Story

A recent New York Times “Vows” story profiled a couple in their 40′s who met while they were both still married, and after two years of knowing one another, divorced their respective spouses to be together — breaking up their marriages and taking their kids along for the ride. In the article, they detail how they met at their kids’ school, and became close friends with each others’ families — even taking vacations together. They go on to describe how, while they never acted on them, their feelings for each other only got deeper, until they finally decided to abandon their marriages to be together.

Unsurprisingly, we weren’t the only ones who would took issue with the story running in the Times More »

Sometimes, Marriage Just Isn’t Enough

Sometimes, Marriage Just Isn't Enough

In the New York Times “vows” section the other day, a newlywed couple in their mid-40′s was profiled. She is a TV anchor, he’s a businessman. They fell in love. At their kids’ school. While they were both still married.

So, I know that falling in spontaneous love is romantic and beautiful and all that. Really. But I’m having a hard time summoning the joy for the couple, Carol Anne Riddell and John Partilla, that I wish I could. More »