Resources: Personal samples of wedding
vows, books, websites and more!
Below are various resources that we recommend
whether you seek to write your own personalized wedding
vows or to build a more joyful, fulfilling relationship.
If you want to become a more supportive
partner, learn how to communicate more
effectively, express your affection more
readily, plan your wedding or commitment
ceremony, or attract more love into your
life, there's something here for you.
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Commitment Chronicles, www.commitmentchronicles.com.
Dr. Cheryl McClary urges her readers
to examine their relationships, to bravely
face their own mistakes, and enlist
the support of their mates in order to
make positive changes.
Conscious Weddings, www.consciousweddings.com.
Sheryl Paul provides guidance to women
and their families as they approach their
wedding day and transition through the
first year of marriage.
The Enneagram Institute, www.enneagraminstitute.com.
Take the online Enneagram test to determine
your personality profile; then use
it for personal growth and in your
GayWeddings.com, www.gayweddings.com. GayWeddings.com is dedicated to providing products,
resources and information networking to same-sex couples who seek to affirm their life-long
commitments to each other through commitment ceremonies, civil unions, domestic partnerships,
civil marriage and other alternative weddings.
Green Elegance Weddings, www.greeneleganceweddings.com.
Green Elegance Weddings is a comprehensive
and up-to-date online resource for
planning the environmentally and socially
responsible green wedding of your dreams.
Green Weddings, www.greenweddings.net.
By creating your special day as an
environmentally conscious couple you
will not only follow your hearts but
inspire your guests and help the world
by co-creating a life affirming culture.
Human Rights Campaign,
An organization working for lesbian,
gay, bisexual, and transgender rights.
Featuring a special section on the
legal aspects of marriage for same-sex
A website and blog for the independent-minded
I Do Foundation, www.idofoundation.org.
Through the I Do Foundation's Charity
Registry, you can share the generosity
of your guests directly with your chosen
charitable cause. Using their simple
system, your guests can make secure
online donations in support of the
organization of your choice as their
wedding gift to you.
JustGive provides engaged couples with
the opportunity to create a unique
and meaningful gift registry. Used
alone or in addition to traditional
gift registries, couples can create
a customized Web page that encourages
contributions to their favorite charities.
Organic Weddings, www.organicweddings.com.
Organic Weddings is the most comprehensive
wedding planning resource for couples
striving to live healthy, natural lifestyles
with regard for our environment.
SelfGrowth.com is the most complete
guide to information about Self-Improvement,
Personal Growth and Self Help on the
Internet. It is designed to be an organized
directory, with articles and references
to thousands of other websites.
Wedding Planning Resources
Weddings of Distinction, weddingsod.com.
Pat Orangio offers Atlanta-area
couples a variety of wedding planning
support and wedding day services.
Alpine Photography, alpinephotography.biz.
This Asheville-based husband and
wife photography company provides
an array of packages to fit your
Network, weddingpodcastnetwork.com. Original
wedding talk "radio" programs for
couples planning their wedding.
Podcasts include Newlywed Cast,
Bridal Scene, Planet Bride, and
Back to Bliss Workshop,
workshop presented by Elizabeth Loyd
Kinnett and Ken Kinnett that strengthens
good relationships and renews those in
crisis. In their workshops, created from
the experience of their own forty-nine-year
relationship, the Kinnetts share the skills
that enable them to continue to love each
other, love themselves, and nurture their
Imago Relationship Therapy,
Imago Relationship Therapy will help
you become aware of the hidden agenda
of romantic love, and to see that the
conflict in your relationship is a
wonderful opportunity for growth. The
Imago dialogue provides a safe and
supportive set of tools to explore
these deep issues with your partner.
The emotional bond initially created by
romantic love is able to evolve into the
powerful, lifelong bond that is real love.
More To Life, www.moretolife.org.
More To Life courses teach practical
tools and skills that help you connect
with your best self whenever you choose
and grasp more of the creative possibilities
in every life situation. Use them to
create partnerships that are more connecting,
work that is more fulfilling, and a
life in which you become more of who
you are, each day of your life.
New Warrior Training Adventure,
The ManKind Project's New Warrior
Training Adventure® (NWTA)
is an intense, transformative men's
initiation that invites men to forge a
deep conscious connection between head
and heart. The NWTA offers men a powerful,
challenging opportunity to look at all
aspects of their lives in a richly supportive
with The ManKind Project is a program
especially for women, Woman Within® International,
State of Grace Document,
Maureen McCarthy and Zelle Nelson have
created a radical new alternative to
business and personal contracts built
on trust and respect. The beauty of
the State of Grace Document is that
it provides a way to create a solid
foundation at the beginning of a relationship
that then sustains us through the middle
and into the transition phases with
grace and dignity. It truly changes
the destiny of the relationship.