Ask the Experts is your chance to get wedding advice from a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question for our wedding experts write asktheexperts@onewed.com. This week a bride writes: Dear Experts, My fiancé and I each have a stepparent. We’d like to include them ...

Ask the Experts is a bi-weekly wedding advice column designed to let you ask your pressing wedding questions to a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question for our experts write asktheexperts@onewed.com Dear Experts, My fiancé and I each have a stepparent. We’d like to ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I'm engaged to a wonderful guy, but I have an odd problem. His family is rather traditional, and his mother expects us to have a "normal" traditional, Christian wedding. I'm far more in favor of a gothic handfasting, but I know that my fiancé will ...

About Bubbly Bride One of the first thoughts after getting engaged is who will be standing up next to you when you say your vows? Do you want to keep a small bridal party or do you want it to truly be a party and believe the more the merrier ...

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column a bride writes in with serious stepparent stress. Can the Wedding Maven help her find a way to make sure everyone is happy with their roles in the ceremony? Do you need wedding advice? Do you have a question about wedding ...

Dear Wedding Maven, Both my parents are remarried and they all hate each other. My stepparents have been in my life for 10 years and I want to include them both. My mom has already made a comment about how my stepmom is not my “mom” and didn’t raise ...

If you're looking for ways to get your groom move involved in wedding planning, you might want to give him some information written specifically for HIM. That's why every other week our friends at The Plunge are giving us columns for our new Grooms section. About this Week ...

Special to OneWed from The Plunge Maybe you just got engaged over the holidays. Or maybe you’re stuck in the thick of wedding planning. Either way, this year, you’ll be spending lots of time with your new family. (And even if “lots” is only one dinner, well, with ...

In this week's issue of our advice column, the Wedding Maven answers a question from a Mother of the Groom who is concerned about whether or not she can throw a shower for her new daughter-in-law. If you need wedding advice or have a question about wedding traditions, etiquette ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My son's future bride lives out of town. Most of our relatives have not met her. I read someplace that in such a case it is OK for me to throw her a shower to introduce her to the family. Is that true? If so, do ...

About The Man Registry Here’s a quick guide on what the F-O-G is expected to help out with throughout the wedding planning process: Right after she says “yes” • Review what the groom’s family pays for. Although wedding traditions are always changing, this is a good starting point for ...

Special to OneWed from Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding One of the biggest hurdles for parents planning a child's wedding is that thirty years may have passed since the parent last planned a wedding. To say things have changed in that time is an understatement. Back then, brides ...

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column a bride writes in with double trouble, her Maid of Honor is also her future sister-in-law and she isn't doing a great job with either role! Curious about how the Wedding Maven wants to solve this tricky family situation? What ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I was reading your advice about firing bridesmaids, well in my case I need help with my Maid of Honor. She has been my best friend for 12 years!!! She also happens to be my fiancée's sister. Ever since I asked her to be my Maid ...

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question from a well-meaning cousin who wants to know if she can throw a no-show bridal shower. If you need wedding advice, or have a question about wedding etiquette, traditions, or relationships write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My family grew up giving and receiving family bridal showers. There are several cousins, however, as each of us had our turn, many of us moved away. Now is the time when the last cousin is getting married. She lives in the midwest, and the rest of ...

Special to OneWed by Melissa Johns of QueerlyWed The vast majority of people who object to same-sex relationships and marriage do so on religious grounds. Coming out to such people can be very difficult, depending on how close you are to them and how much you seek their approval. For ...

Dear Wedding Maven I have a bridesmaid problem. One of my bridesmaids doesn’t shave her legs or underarms. It’s not a political thing, she just can’t be bothered. I don’t really care, but my mother keeps bringing it up because the girls are wearing strapless dresses ...

The New York Times blog “Your Money” ran an interesting article on Monday. A recent survey asked brides whether they would rather have the money or the wedding. What’s fascinating about the article to me though is the comments section. Usually we here in wedding world only hear from ...

Special to OneWed by Stacy Jacobs of Queerly Wed. Same-sex couples face a lot of roadblocks when it comes to getting married. One of the largest ones includes our very own families. Your family may be Gung-Ho about your upcoming nuptials, but they can still act gun shy when it ...