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Special to OneWed from The Plunge Hello, ladies of OneWed. One thing we’ve found is that, when it comes to Bachelor Parties, women often are worried about something very specific: strippers. And even more specifically: lap dances. A reader recently wrote us upset because her husband had promised her he wouldn't have a lap dance at his bachelor party. After the party, he told her he... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge Normally we write for men. Normally we give them tools, tricks, and insights to survive the process. But today, we cross the line to help out you, the readers of OneWed, The Bride. So how do you get your man on board? 5 Ways: 1. Don't pretend the not-fun stuff is fun. Don't whitewash the fence. Even if you're savvier than Tom Sawyer, usually, this... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge [editor's note: The views expressed herein are totally those of a uninformed guy, really, he's never been to a bridal shower! But, his main point that grooms shouldn't go, is still a good one.] You know how you get with your buddies? Those times when you devolve, caveman-style, into a locker-room mentality of guzzling six-packs? It’s part of who you... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge This isn't a moral argument. This isn't about whether the pole demeans women, sends the wrong message, or sets our nation back a century. That's a legitimate question, but it's not the one I'm asking. And this isn't a "cheating" argument. This isn't about whether the pole crosses a line, betrays your girlfriend, or sets your marriage back a decade.... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge It’s the truth. Not all guys like strippers. Odds are also good that for whatever reason, in his heart of hearts, the groom doesn't even want to go there, not for his bachelor party, not with wedding just weeks away. Also, frankly, it’s kind of played out, kind of a cliché. You can do better. You can get more creative. In addition to the ho-hum... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge Yes, here at The Plunge we write for grooms, but this one issue crosses gender lines. Grooms, brides—everyone should focus on the music. It’s a critical variable. It’s more important than the invitations, cake, and even those precious platters of chocolate mousse puffs. There’s a reason why U2 can throw a 15,000–person concert in a converted... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge.com Brides and grooms alike, listen up: this is it. The biggie. The size of your guest list is the one variable that will make or break your wedding’s budget. A few extra guests could mean the difference between an open bar and boxed wine. Ready for the most stretched metaphor you will hear this month? Your wedding’s guest list is like the world’s... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge We’ve listened to OneWed. We know that women care more about style and personality than size. (Um… or at least that’s what Marta said. We’re trusting her.) So. For all guys out there who need to buy your girlfriend a ring: you need a plan. You need to figure out her preferred style, setting, and stone shape. This isn't an exact science. And... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge Brides! Listen up. There is a very, very good chance that your groom will make a few mistakes. Some small, some big. This can bum you out and add more stress. So let us pull back the veil and show the 5 biggest mistakes he might make… Feel free to forward to your fiancé. These are targeted for him. Mistake 1: Completely shut down. We get it. You... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge This one’s for both the brides and grooms. In the next few months, you will be asked about your wedding again and again and again. Sometimes this will be fun. Sometimes this will be torture. Like when you’re pestered by your annoying co-workers. Remember Bull Durham? Kevin Costner tells a wet-behind-the-ears Tim Robbins: “You're gonna have to learn... (more)
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