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10 Things “Friends” Taught Us About Marriage

Congratulations to one of our favorite “Friends!” Rachel—I mean Jennifer Aniston—has tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Justin Theroux, and Monica—I mean Courteney Cox—stood up for her as Maid of Honor. If only Joey could have officiated. Despite the recent rash of celebrity divorce announcements, I have high hopes for Jennifer. She took her time, […]

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What I Just Learned About Blogging, Controversy and Respecting My Readers

In case you missed it, I wrote a piece last week about Amal Alamuddin taking George Clooney’s last name when they married. In the article, I said I was disappointed that such a professionally accomplished woman would choose to follow what I consider to be an outdated tradition. My Carriage Before Marriage Facebook community in […]

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Is Blogging Bad For Your Marriage?

A brilliant blogger I follow, Glennon Melton of Momastery, recently announced she was separating from her (super hot) husband.  This was unnerving.  Lately, it seems like the big lady bloggers’ marriages have been crumbling like cookies (see: Mighty Girl and Dooce). Could be pure coincidence.  If half of all marriages end in divorce, some of […]

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Wedding Dress Success?

While Dave and I try to conceive a sibling for Viv, we are half-assedly planning our 2014 wedding.  Though both of us are super excited for the big day, as parents of a toddler we are way too tired and distracted to actually arrange anything.  (Advantage: Marriage Before Carriage.) However, since my mom is visiting […]

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What I’ve Learned From Celebrities About Relationships

My boyfriend Dave and I are approaching our 3 ½ year anniversary and I’m pretty sure that makes me a relationship expert.   How did I get so smart?   Easy.   Everything I know about relationships, I learned from the tabloids. If you have doubts or concerns about your relationship, I suggest you head immediately to your […]

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