My son has an alcohol problem. How do I handle him with an open bar at the wedding?

I appreciated your article about how to handle a abusive/misbehaving wedding guest. I am getting married next year and I have a son with an drug and alcohol problem. I cannot uninvite him but need tips on how to handle him. He is fine until he starts drinking and there is no way that we can keep him from drinking since we are having an open bar.

I was considering hiring someone to attend to watch him and, as soon as gets boorish, place him in an cab and send him home. Where do I find a babysitter?

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Black dress, purple hair, and superheroes: the dark romantic wedding of our glam dreams

Kym and Sam combined some of our very favorite themes in their dark romantic wedding: goth-meets-nature decor, a lacy black wedding dress (that fabulously shows off her ink!), purple hair, Harry Potter, and major glamour. Don't miss the superhero cameo on the gorgeous black and white cake, the wild head-banging first dance, and great advice on how to be a superhero.

Let's see the whole darkly romantic wedding in all its glory…

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Gender-neutral (and slightly NSFW) wedding party gifts

If you're on my same wedding date trajectory (Wedding Season 2017!) then you're probably frantically looking for gifts for your wedding party. And, you're also noticing that almost all things labeled "wedding party gifts" have "bridesmaid" emblazoned across them in giant cursive letters. Welp, my wedding party is co-ed, and I don't see my best friend Ken rocking that "best bridesmaids ever" tank top any time soon.

So here are some of my favorite gender-neutral wedding party gifts (that are also slightly NSFW) that I've found whilst on my search…

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Moody and real: this pragmatic wedding reading is about REAL life

Our one guarantee in life is that we'll have both good and bad times (and death and taxes, too). The beauty of a partnership is that someone is there to help you make it through it all, the highs and the lows. I love this excerpt by Rolfe Gerhardt because it takes a real look at like and creates a moving and pragmatic wedding reading that hits home for anyone.