Becky & Femi at a wedding

Learning the Hard Way How to Communicate with My Fiancé

“Oh…I thought I told you about that.” A phrase I’ve said far too often during wedding planning

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How’s Married Life?

People ask “How’s married life?” It’s complicated

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How to Make Joint Decisions as Newlyweds

Zach and I have been married for a few months now, and one of the things that has surprised me most? We don’t have a dog yet! Our friends know we’ve been talking about fostering dogs for a while, but with the wedding we never had the time.

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A Roze(nsky) By Any Other Name

In 2011, TheKnot.com surveyed almost 20,000 newlywed women. They found that only 8 percent kept their last names. Of the remaining 92 percent, 86 percent took their partner’s last name. Six percent hyphenated or created a new last name. While I’ve seen other studies that show the percentage of women who keep their last names […]

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Helping Couples Cope with the Bris/Baptism Question

A professional view urging interfaith couples to pick a bris or baptism, and to realize that not having a baptism doesn’t mean the child is disconnected from the non-Jewish parent.

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Professional View: Should We Have Birth Ceremonies in Both Religions?

A professional view that you can have a baptism or a bris, but you can’t have both.

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