Here’s a Colorful Guide to Marriage Laws in All 50 States

Screenshot from Wedding Wire's Marriage Laws by State.

Screenshot from Wedding Wire’s Marriage Laws by State. Click to check it out.

Marriage comes in two parts: the wedding itself—and then all of the legal stuff that makes your newlywed status actually legit.

The latter begins with your marriage license, and since the requirements for getting one vary from state to state, it’s important to do your research beforehand to make sure you have everything covered—the last thing you want is to show up at Room 413 at City Hall unprepared.

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This Awesome Single Chick Shows How to Rock the Photo Booth When You Don’t Have a Date to a Wedding

I wish I had been at this wedding to have a drink with this girl. For although she did not have a designated person (i.e., a date) with whom to hop in the photo booth and do all the requisite photo booth poses, she hopped in that damn photo booth anyway and posed away:

We love this girl. Image via Imgur.

We love this girl. Image via Imgur.

She sent a shot of the excellent result to her brother, who then posted it on Reddit, that we now all might enjoy learning the proper way to go about being at a wedding without a date. Though I’m not sure anyone will be able to do that better than her.

Something tells us she’ll have a date at the next wedding she attends.

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8 Real Tales of Registry Regret to Consider Before Building Your Wedding Wish List

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Building your wedding registry can be one of the more challenging pre-wedding processes you’ll encounter: Between sorting out the things you already have, deciding on the items you actually need and picking out a few fun extras, it can all get a bit overwhelming.

The goal, of course, is to emerge post-wedding with a bunch of stuff that’ll actually get good use in your new home together—as opposed to being left with a handful of gadgets that leave you wondering, “What were we thinking when we picked this?”

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Tennis Star Andy Murray Sent Out the Most Eloquent Emoji Tweet After His Wedding 

There are few things I enjoy so much as a string of really well put together emojis, my friends, and this morning, my Monday was brightened by a particularly beautiful emoji message typed out not only by a dude (who are generally less articulate via emoji than the ladies, I often find), not only by a groom—but by tennis pro Andy Murray, who got hitched this past weekend:

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PW Reader Ring: Maura & Derrell!

Maura's ring!

Maura’s ring!

The couple: Maura Burns and Derrell Thompson, from Conshohocken.

The ring: My ring is a princess-cut solitaire diamond with platinum prongs on a white gold band. Derrell picked it out from Kay Jewelers. He knew I wanted something simple and classic, so he passed on some options with multiple diamonds and went for the style he knew I’d like best.

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Here’s Your Complete Guide to Wedding Dress Shapes

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Unless you’re one of those brides-to-be who heads to the bridal shop with a stack of inspirational photos and a clear idea of the style of dress you imagine yourself in, shopping for a wedding gown can be a tad bit overwhelming—especially when the bridal consultant is throwing out words like trumpet and modified a-line, and you’re all, “Um, I think I like lace?”

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At Long Last, We Have a Good Look at Beyonce’s Wedding Dress (Video)

If I recall, our queen, Beyonce, showed a glimpse of her wedding video during her On the Run tour with Mr. Queen Bey, her husband Jay Z (while wearing this sweet bridal jumpsuit)—but what I don’t recall is really getting to see her dress all that well.

But now—now!—Jay Z has gifted the world with what seems to be a slightly longer video that fully shows off the prettiness of his wife’s gown (as if it wouldn’t be pretty):

A video posted by Jay Z (@officials_c_) on

It’s been seven years since they tied the knot, and now we have this. Maybe in another seven years we’ll get another five seconds?

RELATED: Beyonce Totally Agrees With Us That Bridal Jumpsuits Are Cool 

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