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  1. We need to talk about the wedding industry’s lack of racial diversity

    by Natasha Radmehr
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    The wedding industry is still overwhelmingly white – and we’re not just talking about the dresses.

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  2. The unhealthy rise of wedding shaming sites

    by Madeleine Dunne
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    Madeleine Dunne has stumbled upon the dark underbelly of the wedding industry: communities where people dissect and criticise strangers’ weddings.

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  3. Practising self care in stressful wedding-related situations

    by Steph Telfer
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    Professional hypnotherapist Amanda helps combat stressful situations. Download the self-hypnosis recording today.

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  4. Problem Solved: I want to keep my surname, but my partner isn’t pleased

    by Natasha Radmehr
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    Editor Natasha Radmehr responds to a reader who wants to keep her own surname when she ties the knot, but is facing resistance from her partner and his family.

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  5. What we learned from the most iconic weddings from movies and TV

    by Patricia-Ann Young
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    Features writer Patricia-Ann Young looks back at some of film and television’s most iconic wedding moments to find out what we can learn from them…

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  6. The right way to invite single people to weddings

    by Patricia-Ann Young
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    Our single features writer Patricia-Ann explains why, when it comes to inviting single pals to your wedding, you should have no mercy…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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