Although some people (like myself) don’t discover the gender of their baby until birth, others like to be prepared ahead of time, and learning their baby’s gender for the first time is a very exciting milestone. … read more
The invitation just came in the mail. Your roommate from college is marrying her girlfriend after so many years! Being invited to a wedding is always an exciting experience, but many people worry about proper etiquette—what could perceived as offensive at weddings between queer couples? … read more
Something most couples are consider while planning their dream weddings is another exciting event on the horizon: the dream honeymoon! It is extremely common for the newlyweds to get away for a romantic rendezvous together after they tie the knot, but what if you or your future spouse has children? That seems to add some complication to the mix. Do you bring the child(ren) on the honeymoon with you? Should you? … read more
Whatever the reason, fertility issues, health problems, etc., you’ve come to the conclusion you want to use a surrogate to have a baby. Many couples have found themselves in this very position without knowing where to start. You are not alone. … read more
Unless you want everyone you’ve ever met to be up with you at the altar, you are going to have to cut off your wedding party at some point. Of course, this is never fun because you’re going to have to disappoint someone, but it’s a decision that needs to be made at the beginning of your planning. … read more
We see it in movies, we hear it in songs, we watch our friends and family members go through it, and we live it. Love is everywhere, and it’s one of the things almost all people have in common: we want to love and be loved in return.
Finding “the one” seems to be a quest that so many people find themselves on at one time or another, desperate to find their true loves. However, one thing I’ve noticed is that the more someone obsesses over it, the less likely he or she is to find it.
Knowing when to commit versus when to keep playing the field can be difficult. Emotions are not black and white, and it is not as easy as making a pro and con list. If it were that easy, you wouldn’t be reading this and looking for the universe to send you signs. … read more
You’re sitting around with your friends and significant other at happy hour while your newly engaged bestie is showing off her perfect diamond ring. Her fiance is beaming as she gushes about the clarity and how the proposal was “like a fairy tale.” You hold her hand to examine the ring more closely, and you nod and say it is the most gorgeous engagement ring you’ve ever seen. And then, you look over at your boyfriend, whose eyes are locked on the TV above the bar watching the game. No one seems to notice, but you notice.