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Halloween Bride: Resist the Spooky

You may love Halloween, but in your marriage, there will probably be only about 50 of them. Most of your marriage will be lived as yourself. So resist the overwhelming urge to go ghoulish for your wedding.

You and your beloved want to be married as yourselves, as openly and vulnerably as you can. Camp is fun. Camp it up for your reception if you want (although if you’ve just spent one of the most important half-hours of your lives looking fabulous, why change then?

Tip: You want your guests to dress up? Great. But you, make these promises with a straight (and unpainted!) face. Then next year when you’re looking for costumes, go as a bride and groom. Be the people you most loved being! (and get some use out of that wedding dress!