By Dr. Anne Brennan Malec
Marriage is a complex, ever-evolving relationship that challenges partners to remain active in their efforts to maintain the relationship.
While the components of a healthy relationship – passion, commitment and intimacy – may seem abstract, I have found specific actions through my practice as a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist that couples can do to prioritize their relationship and make it last.
Congratulations, you’re getting married! Now what? Well, it’s time to start the preparations for your wedding day. Not to worry, though – as long as you schedule out your planning, you can get everything pulled together. Assuming you have a year to plan before walking down the aisle, here is a general outline of how to plan your wedding.
You've been looking forward to your wedding day for as long as you can remember, so it's fun to plan every aspect of your big day. You've likely attended plenty of weddings, so it's important to add personal, unique touches to your ceremony and reception to make them stand out from the crowd.
Wedding dress shopping is fun and should be a memorable experience for the bride. When it is time to shop for the "perfect" dress, here a five tips to help you with the process.
You’ve said yes. It’s time to retire. Your little girl is turning 16. It’s bar mitzvah time for your 13-year-old. No matter the occasion, the reason to throw a special event means the work is just beginning.
One of the first decisions you need to make when planning a party is whether or not to bring an event planner onboard to help you make the occasion memorable.
Renowned event planner Jennifer Boyle, who works at the award-winning Inn at New Hyde Park, a popular event venue for weddings, corporate parties and special events in Long Island, N.Y., says there are several things to consider when making this key decision.
As a wedding guest, you’re caught up in the moment — the bride’s dress is striking and the flowers are gorgeous. You immediately want to share the excitement you’re feeling with all of your friends on Facebook, but some guidelines and decorum should still be followed even when the couple supports the use of smartphones during the ceremony.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and you should be free to enjoy every moment of it without a care in the world. After the months and months of planning that goes into your perfect event, you want the day to go as smoothly as possible. That is why it becomes necessary to choose your vendors wisely. There is nothing worse than a photographer who doesn’t show, leaving you scrambling for a wedding guest with a decent camera to capture all of your special moments. You don’t need that type of stress on your wedding day. Here are some tips to selecting reliable vendors, so your wedding can be pulled off without a hitch:
Cheryl Seidel is a sought after etiquette expert and regular contributor for The Huffington Post and author of the popular Ask Cheryl blog. She provides fresh and unique solutions to alleviate the stress of etiquette dilemmas. Today, she shares information on the duties of a bridesmaid.
Now that you are engaged, you will need to shop for and select your wedding dress. While there are many styles to choose from, the tips below will guide you in making the best bridal dress selection for you.
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Blog of the elegant bridal boutique located in Media, Pennsylvania (Suburban Philadelphia). The owner of the boutique was selected 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. We carry bridal, bridesmaid and prom dresses. Special services include Girls Night Out, Bridal Assistant and On-Site Alterations.