Dating coach Ronnie Ann Ryan discusses Princeton Mom's advice for young women and explains why it's all wrong. Read on to see the 5 pieces of advice Susan Patton dished out to college-aged women and why her tips are not only misguided but also inaccurate.
The institution of marriage has long been idealized in the United States, especially when compared to other developed nations in the world. Here, getting married for the first time is a huge milestone in most people’s lives. Little girls dream about it. Mothers and fathers insist on it. The gay community lobbies for it. It is the norm within our society.
Getting married is supposed to be the happiest day of your life ... so leave it to your friends and family to break out the inappropriate comments. If you're getting hitched soon, here are some retorts to put those snarky friends and passive aggressive in-laws in their place.
There are lots of ways to trim wedding expenses, especially with the number of DIY crafts available to eager brides on Pinterest. However, there are some things your wedding can do without entirely that add up to big savings. Read on for eight such recommendations.
He wants you to be his "Mrs." ... but you're not so convinced. And it turns out, you aren't alone: A third of married women dislike their new surname and would have preferred to keep their maiden name. So what do you if you can't come to terms with your last name? Our expert shares her personal story.
If you're like many young couples and don't have a ton of cash just sitting around (and borrowing the money from your folks is out of the question), you'll need to pare down your ceremony and reception. Even then, you might need financial assistance in order to make your wedding day happen.
When you have answers to all your questions, you can walk down the aisle knowing you're marrying your true match.
When it's time to pop the question that will tie you together for the rest of your lives, you'll want to know how your partner views marriage, finances, children, etc.
Just when you think the world is full of love and sunshine and rainbows, yet another study comes along and smacks you in the face to prove otherwise. Turns out that a lot of men don't enter into commitments like marriage out of a genuine bond toward a woman — they seem to do it just because. Let's explore, shall we?
I can't say it enough: "Cold feet" are not a harmless nuisance to shake off as you barrel down the aisle toward your tulle-filled fantasy wedding. They are, in fact, a real indicator that something is wrong, as I learned when I cancelled my nuptials in the nick of time. And a new study backs me up.
The wedding is scheduled in four months and Elizabeth asks desperately, "Is there anything I can do to make this work?" Elizabeth and her fiancé have had an on-again off-again relationship for 13 years that started when she was only 15. As the wedding date gets closer his bad behavior has been getting worse.
I have to admit it — somewhere between our last cake tasting and my first experience with a registry gun, I crossed over from laid-back bride-to-be to full-blown whatever-the-step-before-Bridezilla is.
You may remember my gripes back in November about not having a set wedding date. My fiancé and I were waiting because of money, stability and priorities. We were (and still are) very young and back then, we were temporarily living in New York, unsure if we were planning to stay. Well, things have changed since then.
Forced to choose between her man and her scaly reptile's health, Lizzie Griffiths chose the latter.