When it comes to planning your second wedding, the rules are simple and stress-free. Preparing for your second marriage is where the real importance comes into play. Unfortunately, according to statistics, second marriages fail at a greater rate than firsts. How can we change that? How can we ensure a more successful and happier second …

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By Alice Zhang, Azazie.com The wedding bells are ringing, but before you think to dig up your receipts from your last time down the aisle, pause. Chances are, you may have already had your dream wedding but with your new beginning, it’s time to take think take advantage of this opportunity with one-of-a-kind fashion flair. …

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Second Wedding Etiquette Not that long ago, popular thought dictated that second weddings should not be elaborate, formal or extravagant; rather, one should aim for smaller, quieter and more intimate. Today, however, more than 30 percent of today’s weddings are encore weddings and decidedly more commonplace. The focus is on celebrating two people who have …

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Going the traditional wedding route isn’t always an option for a second or third wedding, as many would rather try for a different type of ceremony. Planning a modern midlife wedding doesn’t have to include a church, a big white dress, or any of the other staples normally associated with nuptials. Check out a few …

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second wedding dress

Wedding Etiquette for Encore Brides Is this Marriage Mach 2? Wedding etiquette for encore brides has changed! Second weddings are usually smaller than first weddings – and more personal. Couples marrying for the second time are mature enough to know exactly what they want, and many have already done the big wedding thing and want to celebrate with close friends and family only. Besides, …

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Rose Bouquets

Second weddings are usually not as lush and extravagant as the first walk down the aisle. Instead of the giant bouquets and falling petals, this marriage may start off with something a bit more simple and classic. Take a peek at some beautiful, bridal rose bouquets that are fit for that second time around! Small …

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If you are chief bridesmaid for a bride to be who has been there, done that and got the t-shirt already it can feel like an impossible task trying to arrange a suitable hen party. After all you don’t want to be accused of making things too OTT with it being a second marriage but …

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second marriage etiquette

Question: Hi, I will be remarrying my ex-husband. We were married 12yrs, divorced 10yrs, now live together for many years. I am not sure if it would be appropriate to have another wedding ceremony. Would people think it’s weird? I also wondered if reusing original wedding date would be strange? Neither of us remarried anyone …

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second marriage issues

Question: My kids are 17 (g), 20 (g) and 22 (g) his (all boys) are 17, 24, and 26. Before we moved in together 3 yrs ago I was pretty much of a pushover. I held the line on important issues like substance abuse, sex, school, curfews, obeying the law but everything else was anarchy. I …

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When choosing your rings for a second marriage, you may have some questions on etiquette. From engagement to the ceremony, we’re sharing a bit more insight about the etiquette in this department below including: Engagement Ring Etiquette for a Second Marriage Exceptions to the Rule The Question: Should a second-time bride wear one ring or …

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wedding decorations church

Second Marriage Question: I was married for 18 years and am now divorced. I was unfaithful to my husband. I regret the choice that I made to be unfaithful the week after that happened. I made the choice to leave my husband. I didn’t leave him for just that reason. I married him in a …

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second wedding questions

  When planning a second wedding, there’s a few etiquette hurdles to overcome, whether one or both spouses have been married before. Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly-asked etiquette questions concerning second weddings: 1) Should the Ex Spouse Be Told? Yes. If a man or woman is engaged again, it’s common …

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marriage proposal ideas

  Despite reports to the contrary, the institution of marriage remains both relevant and prominent in 2014. This is supported by the fact that while the rate of divorce in the UK has stabilised and even begun to fall during recent years, the number of people deciding to tie the knot has continued to rise …

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second wedding questions

Getting remarried and wondering how to “do it right”? You’re hardly alone. Remember to do whatever you feel comfortable with, but if you are still curious about second wedding etiquette, check out the following frequently-asked questions: How Should I Announce My Wedding? If either of you have children, let them know first, especially if they’re …

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wedding budget

So you’ve decided to get married again: this hardly means you can’t have the ceremony and reception you want! Do whatever feels right to you, and if you’re aiming to remain budget-conscious, check out a few money-saving tips that still allow you to have the wedding you always dreamed of. This is especially true if the …

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second marriage vows

Getting married for the second time is not only an act of love, it is also an act of optimism and faith. A “wedding mach 2” is also a chance to do it “your way” rather than focusing on the traditional stuff that took precedence the first time around. Writing your own vows is therefore highly recommended …

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remarriage tips

Getting remarried? Check out a few essential tips: Taking His Name? When talking second marriages, how to word the invitation can be a bit confounding. Your friends may only know you by your married name, however using your first husband’s surname on the invites probably feels really weird. The bottom line? Use the name that makes …

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Having a special understanding of family identity is central to building a foundation of love and support for your family members. For your children, creating a special identity within your family will give them the strength and support they will need to help them confront all of life’s challenges. You can craft a family identity …

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second wedding wedding party

Okay, so your best friend is getting married…again. Have a few questions regarding the wedding party? Check out what you should do, what you don’t have to do, and what you can do if you want: Do Maid of Honor Duties Change? Not necessarily. They may be modified to suit certain things, such as lack …

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