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Much like in a marriage, simplicity and directness are virtues in Telaina Eriksen’s wry, tender poem.

Bride Expects Wedding Speech, Gets Britney

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Who says a wedding toast has to be sweet and sappy? Not this guy.

Conscious Uncoupling

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Who says that marriage has to end in a maelstrom of hatred and vitriol? Can we be loving, mature adults about it?

He Didn’t Surprise Her With An Engagement, He Surprised Her With An Entire Wedding In One Day (Video)

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Warning: You must be near an entire box of tissue while watching this video.

How We Almost Died 5 Times in a Row in the Most Jumanji Way Possible

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Dustin Timbrook and his friends may never go canoeing in Hawaii again. After you read this, you won’t, either.

“Men are complex emotional creatures, just as women are.”

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This comment by Claran on the post Dear Son, 5 Secrets I wish I knew Before Marriage

Don’t Watch This in Public: A Brother’s Beautiful Gift

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Tweet Nick is a fantastic brother. His amazing gesture at his sister’s wedding is a tearjerker. — Andrea is the bride. She’s lost her father before her wedding and received a special surprise during the father-daughter wedding dance: her brother sang and danced in his honor. Watch this touching moment between her and the whole […]

My Father Taught Me that Women Count and It’s Okay for Girls to Get Dirty

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Edie Weinstein had a tough South Philly Street Kid father who showed her that being a woman was a good thing.

Groom Sings His Bride Up The Aisle

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Irish singer Niall Donnelly likely had his back to the aisle so he didn’t burst from the beauty of it all. Serenades don’t come more heartfelt than this.

I Won’t Grow Up. Oh Wait, I Will. But Can’t I Still Watch The Bills Lose?

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Growing up is going to happen, and when it does we need to learn to re-balance what’s truly important. But we also must remember sports binds us together; it runs through us and connects us. That goofy camaraderie of sports keeps that little kid inside us going.

How Not to Cheat

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Marriage is simply hard work. But the good news is that attitude is everything.

A Transformation of One’s Self Into Something Different: Our Wedding Vows

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Uzi and Summer share their wedding vows with the rest of the world.

Marriage is No Fairy Tale

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When I got my married my wedding invitation said “At Last…The Fairy Tale Comes True.”

The Dance

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Leslie Lagerstrom tries to combat a moment of fear as a guest at a wedding when she sees her son ask the bride to dance.

Dear Son, 5 Secrets I Wish I Knew Before Marriage

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This is the letter my dad would have written to his son if he knew what I know now.

A Mugging and a Gun Down my Throat—and Away Goes My Masculinity

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I always believed being a well-built guy made me impervious to random violence. Then one morning I ended up nearly swallowing a gun.