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  1. Dealing with your mental health when planning your wedding

    by Rachel Lawler
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    Former SW writer, blogger + bride-to-be Rachel Lawler talks about her own experience of balancing her mental wellness with the excitement of wedding planning.

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  2. Our Opinion: Should you expect your parents to pay for your wedding?

    by Patricia-Ann Young
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    When you’re financially independent in every other way, is it fair to hit up the bank of mum and dad for the big day?

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  3. Here’s why you should invite kids to your wedding

    by Patricia-Ann Young
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    We find out why you’re going to see a lot more kids at weddings over the next few years – and how it doesn’t have to be a bad thing…

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  4. How do I tell someone they can’t bring their child to our wedding?

    by Steph Telfer
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    You really don’t want kids there, but the parents have already picked out their little bow ties. So, how do you break the news that they’re not invited?

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  5. Our Opinion: Would you go on a buddymoon?

    by Madeleine Dunne
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    A new trend sees couples inviting friends to honeymoon with them. But is your first hol as newlyweds really a time to share?

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  6. Our Opinion: Would you have a joint stag and hen do?

    by Katie Bletcher
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    If you've got lots of mutual friends should you do away with separate hen and stag parties?

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  7. Can you have a high-end hen do in San Antonio, Ibiza?

    by Steph Telfer
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    Digital ed Steph Telfer scouts out San An in the name of research for her own 2020 hen do.

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  8. Decisions, decisions! SWD’s guide to handling wedding planning dilemmas (part 3)

    by Claire McPhillimy
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    This week we're talking about picking bridesmaids!

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  9. Decisions, decisions! SWD’s guide to handling wedding planning dilemmas (part 2)

    by Claire McPhillimy
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    This week we're talking about deciding whether or not to invite children to your big day!

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  10. Decisions, decisions! SWD’s guide to handling wedding planning dilemmas (part one)

    by Claire McPhillimy
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    Today we're tackling the tricky issue of figuring out who to invite...

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