Marriage

Novotny’s Nuptial Knowledge 4/2/19

James, I have some extended family members who have made it pretty obvious they aren’t okay with my sexuality or my relationship with another man. My partner and I have decided to get married, but…


Novotny’s Nuptial Knowledge 3/19/19

   Is it possible to be cheap and not tacky? I don’t want to bust the bank, but I don’t want it to be clear that everything is from Dollar General. -Bunny   Bunny,  …


Love Knows No Culture

Last weekend I ordained a marriage for two of my closest friends. It was a beautiful outside wedding, set to the backdrop of the golden leaves of fall, accompanied with pale blue skies. The sun was…


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Dreaming of a perfect wedding

I’ve been happily married for six years, but sometimes I still dream about the perfect wedding. It’s not that I didn’t like my wedding—I loved it.  It was spring in northern Arkansas.  We had an…


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The terrifying proposition of marriage

Commentary Ever ponder why the wedding day is considered the happiest day of one’s life? Because it’s all downhill from there. I’m almost positive it’s normal for a man to be absolutely frightened of marriage….