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Blending familys can be a true joy, but there are tricky elements too. From merging households, to deciding where to spend the holidays, this is the place to give and get support on all things family.



Venting about drama at the bridal shower.
Rosalie, on December 11, 2022 at 9:43 PM

Me and my bridesmaids decided to speed up the bridal shower and everything was well and good until my older sister dropped a bomb on it with her two crazy friends. It was a pretty big event, so I let...

Birdy, 3 hours ago 9 216 1
Will you be changing your last name?
Alyssa, on September 8, 2022 at 2:47 PM

Just wondering how many people are taking their spouses last name VS keeping their own VS making a unique name. My FSIL and I share the same name, when we get married and I take their last name then...

Birdy, 3 hours ago 20 232
Father daughter dance
Erica, Yesterday at 1:38 PM

My mom is deceased and my dad is in a place where he can’t come, so should I ask my brother to do the father daughter dance?

Erica, Yesterday at 1:38 PM 10
[Advice needed] Awkward bridesmaids conversation for my not-so destination, destination wedding.
Christina, on December 18, 2022 at 6:25 PM

Background context I moved to California four years ago from North Carolina. My FH and I met and still live in California. We made the choice to have our wedding here instead of traveling back to...

Beautyfly, Dec 22, 2022 6 222
I'm a stepmother of the bride and I'm feeling left out
Greta, on December 14, 2022 at 11:44 AM

My stepdaughter is getting married next August. Her mother died when she was 11 and I married her father when she was 14. It took some adjustment and we get along fine. I know I'm not her mom and...

Elycia, Dec 21, 2022 8 227
Can’t agree on a location…
Rachel, on December 15, 2022 at 1:11 PM

My FH and I really want to get married in Pittsburgh. It is where he is from (we live in CT) and it is a special place for us for a number of reasons. My parents want to have the wedding in CT (where...

Paige, Dec 19, 2022 7 168
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