Happy Monday and Happy February. One of the best pieces of wedding advice I’ve ever read is to remember to plan for the marriage, not just the wedding. That’s why we’ve started a new section of our advice column called “marriage prep.” The beginning of every month ...

Luck Won’t Make Your Marriage a Success: Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling Special to OneWed from Sharon M. Rivkin, M.A., M.F.T. We seem to prepare for everything in our life – jobs, exams, etc. Why then don’t we prepare for a successful marriage? Maybe it’s because ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I just found out that the "terrific" guy I've been dating is already engaged! Do I tell his fiancée? If I do, I'll feel bad for ruining her engagement, but if I don't I'll be letting some innocent woman marry a creep. Help ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My fiancé and I were planning to have a small, intimate destination wedding and then a reception with all our friends and family when we returned home. We made this very clear to everyone. My future mother in law unilaterally decided to double the size of our ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I’m going to the wedding of a co-worker in a few weeks. Technically, I’m her supervisor. How much should I spend on a wedding gift? Thanks Wants to Be a Good Boss Dear Boss, First, whenever I get a question about wedding gifts I like ...

About Bubbly Bride As you and your fiancé begin to plan for the next few months of holidays, delicious food and possibly travel, the big question always arises: With which family are you going to spend your time? If you are one of the few that don't have to ...

There’s no doubt about it, mothers-in-law have a bad reputation, and sometimes that reputation is deserved. Planning a wedding can bring out the worst in certain relationships so venting with strangers can be a needed release. If you need a place to vent, I’ve got two suggestions for ...

Mother’s Day is Sunday and all this week we’ve been taking a light-hearted look at moms. If you have a mother, or a f-m-i-l and you’re planning a wedding, chances are there’s some tension. For a mom, the wedding of a child is a wonderful event ...