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Modern brides & modern grooms : a guide to planning straight, gay, and other nontraditional twenty-first-century weddings / Mark O'Connell ; foreword by Liza Monroy.

O'Connell, Mark, 1954- (author.). Monroy, Liza, (writer of foreword.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Baker County Library District. (Show)
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Summary:

"This book is for any couple--same or opposite sex--seeking a personalized wedding that dignifies the relationship and the individual self. No "new normal" here--this guide emboldens you to harness your unique, brazen, queer truth; to be creative; and to plan your wedding your way. Every fiancfaces the question: How do I become something new without losing myself? Using his own story, author Mark O'Connell reflects on conflicts that arrive during wedding transitions, as well as various other transitions throughout your lives. As a psychotherapist, O'Connell offers ideas to bridge relational gaps with your partner, family, and friends. As a professional actor, he also offers insight into the ways your wedding is a theatrical production and how this can help you to conceptualize the event, consolidate your efforts, and increase creative collaboration as a couple. This will serve you not only on your big day, but also for the rest of your time together. Whether we're straight, gay, or other, weddings inspire us to carve out more fun, freedom, recognition, life space, love space, and connubial space than we've ever had before."--Back cover.
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Baker County Library 392.5 .O182m 2016 (Text) 37814003256105 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/17/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510711488
  • ISBN: 1510711481
  • Physical Description: xiii, 279 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 271) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
First comes love... -- The vision -- Setting the stage -- Play with the players, party with the parties -- Project alter: making things work, letting things go, and the wisdom to know which is best -- Showtime -- Dancing in the new world -- Then comes... -- Appendix: example budget chart.
Summary, etc.:
"This book is for any couple--same or opposite sex--seeking a personalized wedding that dignifies the relationship and the individual self. No "new normal" here--this guide emboldens you to harness your unique, brazen, queer truth; to be creative; and to plan your wedding your way. Every fiancfaces the question: How do I become something new without losing myself? Using his own story, author Mark O'Connell reflects on conflicts that arrive during wedding transitions, as well as various other transitions throughout your lives. As a psychotherapist, O'Connell offers ideas to bridge relational gaps with your partner, family, and friends. As a professional actor, he also offers insight into the ways your wedding is a theatrical production and how this can help you to conceptualize the event, consolidate your efforts, and increase creative collaboration as a couple. This will serve you not only on your big day, but also for the rest of your time together. Whether we're straight, gay, or other, weddings inspire us to carve out more fun, freedom, recognition, life space, love space, and connubial space than we've ever had before."--Back cover.
Subject: Weddings > Planning.
Same-sex marriage.
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