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Reality Romance! 12 Couples that Found Love on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

The ABC dating show has produced many couples — some married, others engaged or dating. In honor of Andi Dorfman’s season of The Bachelorette, we’re looking back at which former contestants beat the odds and found love. BY TERRI POUS

The 6 Biggest Etiquette Mistakes Brides Make

by Carolyn Hsu Wedding etiquette is a pretty tricky subject, and sometimes brides might not even realize they’ve broken “the rules” until someone gets upset at them. We know that the last thing you want to stress about is a sticky etiquette situation — so to help you navigate the ins and outs of wedding […]

Stay Local! The 10 Best U.S. Honeymoon Resorts

1. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California As part of the 2014 Brides Best Honeymoon awards, we’re counting down the best places for newlyweds to stay in the Mainland U.S. From luxe resorts in the Napa Valley to hotel oases in the Sedona Desert, you’re guaranteed a memorable stay no matter which resort you choose. […]

10 Perfect Proposal Reactions

Lanette and Cain The proposal-filled site How He Asked has shared its top 10 most emotional proposal photos with us, so have your tissues handy. We’re suckers for a good proposal story, and these ones are truly tear-worthy. Check them out now, and watch your heart grow (at least) three sizes! When a local photographer […]

10 Most Popular Wedding ‘First Dance’ Songs

(Newser) – This happens to be one of the top weekends of the year for weddings, notes Business Insider, which picks up on new rankings from Spotify of the most popular first-dance songs. And the winners are:

Groomsman Kicks Bridesmaid, Rips Pants in Epic Wedding Photo

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a viral photo of a groomsman kicking a bridesmaid while doing a mid-air split that also ripped his pants could fill a novel.

The 5 Stages of Every Marriage

Learn the phases every relationship takes and how to get through them. Dr. Rita DeMaria for YourTango.com All marital unions are not created equal; but they all go through some predictable stages. The timing may differ, and the way a couple manages the phase they’re in varies widely, but most of the stages happen, to […]

20 Reasons Why We Wouldn’t Trade Marriage for Dating in Our 20s

Sure, being single has its perks—but all the excitement and uncertainty can’t beat the comfort of knowing that the man you’re with is the real deal. By Brie Schwartz

Experts: 2 Ways to Divorce Proof Your Marriage

By Rochelle Bilow for YourTango.com According to a survey of mental health professionals conducted by YourTango.com, the No. 1 way to divorce-proof your marriage is to improve communication followed by making your spouse a priority — even over kids. Not surprisingly, “communication problems” is cited as the most common factor (65 percent) that leads to […]

12 Things Not To Do at a Wedding

The worst things that wedding guests have actually done (and what you should do instead). Show Up With a Date Who Wasn’t Invited If you weren’t allotted a plus-one, there’s probably a reason. Maybe the couple wanted to only invite close friends and family to keep the wedding intimate; maybe the reception space is small; […]