Engagements


Cold Feet? How to Cope With Anxiety Before the Wedding

Pre wedding jitters are the “cold feet” you’ll learn how to deal with – those nagging doubts you feel about getting married. You’ll also want to know about a research study I found; it explored the long-term effects of ignoring cold feet before getting married. “We’re getting married in 2 weeks and I have cold […]

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Should You Marry Him? Sometimes the Answer is Obvious

This is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make: “Should I marry him?” Go slowly, and consider my reader’s story and my tips when you’re deciding if you should marry him. Read Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman. It’s packed with wisdom and tips that will help you develop […]


When “I Want to Get Married” is All You Can Think

Are you consumed with yearning for marriage? Here’s help and what to do when you’re thinking “I want to get married more than anything in the world.” Did you know that your attitudes about marriage and the path to marriage are wrong? Some ideas you inherited, some you’ve simply bought from society, and some you’ve […]

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When You’re Scared to Get Married

Whether you call it marriage doubts or pre-wedding jitters – or you’re scared to get married even though you’re not even engaged yet – here are a few things to think about. The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller and Kathy Keller will help you square […]


Should You Sign a Prenuptial Agreement? Pros and Cons

Learn what a prenuptial agreement is, why you shouldn’t be hurt if your fiancé asks you to sign a marriage contract, and the pros and cons of signing a prenuptial agreement. Even if a lawyer has drawn up the prenuptial agreement, I encourage you to get Prenuptial Agreements: How to Write a Fair & Lasting […]

Prenuptial Agreement Pros and Cons

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How to Propose to Your Girlfriend at Christmas

What better way to say “I love you” at Christmas than with a marriage proposal? These tips will help you propose to your girlfriend without freaking out. A Christmas marriage proposal is particularly romantic because of the warmth, joy, and love the holiday season brings. Plus, family and friends may have traveled far and wide […]


How Do I Trust My Fiancé After He Sexted His Ex and Lied to Me?

Q: “My fiancé and I have been together for almost 2 years. Most would say we had the fairy tale relationship. I had anxiety for a few months, wasn’t sure why or what it was about… then went into his work van, only to find a cell phone bill for a phone in his name. […]


Remarriage Wedding Vows Are More Meaningful Than First Marriage Vows

Are your remarriage wedding vows less meaningful because your first marriage failed? No! When you get remarried, your wedding vows are are more meaningful than ever. Here’s what Michele (not her real name) asks: “I am currently divorced with a 3 year old daughter, and am 6 months into a new relationship (he is also divorced […]


When You Can’t Save Money – 5 Tips for Engaged Couples

Having two incomes doesn’t mean you’ll save money, even if you live together! These tips for engaged couples who can’t save money are inspired by a question from a reader. “My fiancé and I dated long distance for 3 years before getting engaged 4 months ago. I moved to his state and we decided that […]


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How to Know if You Should Marry Him

Just because you’re engaged doesn’t mean you should marry your fiance! Here’s how to know if marriage really is the right decision for you – especially if you’re having second thoughts about getting married. If you have secret doubts – or open doubts – about the guy you’re about to marry, read Deal Breakers: When […]


Want to Get Married? 6 Ways to Make Him Propose

If you want to get married, you need to think about why. And, take a look at these ways to make him propose…they’ll increase your chances of getting married, and hopefully help you figure out if you want to get married for the right reasons. Before the tips, a quip: “Love doesn’t sit there like […]

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Reasons to Wait Until You’re 35 to Get Married

4 Reasons to Wait Until You’re 35 to Get Married

These reasons to wait until you’re 35 to get married include the downside of late marriages – such as the increased difficulty of getting pregnant and problems with past relationships. These reasons to wait include tips for happy marriages… If you’re struggling to find the right person, read Why Mr. Right Can’t Find You: The […]