Modern Brides & Modern Grooms: A Guide to Planning Straight, Gay, and Other Nontraditional Twenty-First-Century Weddings

Modern Brides & Modern Grooms: A Guide to Planning Straight, Gay, and Other Nontraditional Twenty-First-Century Weddings

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629145839
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 869,466
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mark O'Connell, LCSW is the author of the Psychology Today column Quite Queerly, and he has made numerous contributions to the Huffington Post, Truthdig.com, and Dot-429 as well as Out magazine and OffbeatBride.com. His scholarly writing has been published in the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health. He resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Liza Monroy is the author of The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took To Keep My Best Friend In America And What It Taught Us About Love and Mexican High. She has written for the New York Times, O, Marie Claire, and many other publications. She resides in Santa Cruz, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction 1

Part 1 First Comes Love 7

Part 2 The Vision 47

Part 3 Setting the Stage 87

Part 4 Play with the Players, Party with the Parties 129

Part 5 Project Alter: Making Things Work, Letting Things Go, and the Wisdom to Know Which Is Best 165

Part 6 Showtime 197

Part 7 Dancing in the New World 227

Part 8 Then Comes … 257

Appendix: Example Budget Chart 268

Resources 270

Acknowledgments 271

Index 273

About the Author 278

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