"Cancel your subscription to that bridal magazine! The F Word is the perfect marriage of personal insight and original advice you'll actually use." --Hilary Black, Editor in Chief, Tango Magazine
"With humor and warmth, Kelly Bare's book helps couples bypass the pressures of planning a wedding without sacrificing the romance. --Susan Piver Author, The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say "I Do."
He Asked! You Said Yes! So. . .Now What?
The moment you get engaged is one you'll never forget, as you begin your journey on an obstacle-free path to decades of wedded bliss. Right? Not necessarily. That one little question can spawn a one of big questions. Kelly Bare has been there. In The F Word, she shares first hand experiences of navigating the premarital minefield, providing reassuring and helpful information that will help you worry less about what a bride is supposed to be, and more about who you really are:
How fighting can be good for you
Why everyone in your family--and his--is acting like a lunatic
Why etiquette truly is important
When--and how--to arrange a "meet the parents" get-together
Alternatives to cringe-worthy bachelorette parties
The real scoop on how to register for gifts
How to let go of perfection and plan a wedding that's really "you"
Why marriage education classes could be the best investment you ever make
Whether you're recently engaged, planning your wedding or preparing to take your relationship to a new level, The F Word will help you get from "I Will" to "I Do" with your relationship--and your sanity--intact.
"A poignant, candid memoir. Brides-to-be will find a true friend here with Kelly Bare." --Rachel Greenwald, author of the New York Times Bestseller Find a Husband After 35 Using What I Learned at Harvard Business School."
Kelly Bare is a writer and editor in New York City.