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introvert

Raise an axe to this nonbinary gothic viking wedding

This genderqueer and nonbinary couple’s vision for their gothic viking wedding was that they were all returning from battle, holding their weapons. What a vibe! See how this couple charged headfirst into planning a nontraditional gothic viking wedding.

Introvert wedding reception ideas: have fun with NO DANCING

Look, some of us want no dancing at our wedding. Maybe we’re introverts. Maybe we’re living with a disability or a chronic condition —  or just feel like we’ve got two left feet. All reasons are valid — some of us just want no dancing at our weddings, and that’s freaking awesome. Here are 15 introvert-friendly dance-free reception activities from real live Offbeat Bride readers.

Are virtual weddings legal? Plus a virtual wedding ceremony outline!

Virtual weddings aren’t just for pandemic times. Are you an introvert? Virtual wedding. All your friends and family are abroad? Virtual wedding. Is your budget small, but your community large? Virtual wedding. They’re legal in many states, and we’ve even got a virtual wedding ceremony outline for ya!

Our wedding quiet room: making our wedding accessible for our neurodivergent & disabled beloveds

We know that for many Offbeat Brides, planning a wedding around issues like social anxieties, ASD, and disabilities can create unique challenges. That in mind, here’s UK Offbeat Bride Mel telling us about how she worked with her partner to create an accessible wedding that felt safe and fun for both of them all their guests…

For our mental health, we had two weddings

As an introvert, I envisioned a private and intimate wedding. My fiance, being the extrovert and community-minded person he is, wanted a big party. Our version of a compromise was simply to do both: We got married twice.

This couple traveled to Nashville to elope at the totality of the solar eclipse

Should we invite our high-drama family to our at-home elopement?

So here’s my dilemma: if we invite my parents to our ceremony, they’ll gripe and stress us both out with their negativity. There are times when my fiance wants to invite his sister and her family (husband and two kids), but if you invite them, you have to invite my parents, too. It could all be avoided if our celebration was just with the two of us. However, since we’re eloping in our backyard, they’ll definitely be angry about not being invited when they see the photos. How do we handle this?