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Thursday 8 December 2016

For better or worse – saying I do to partner's dark side

Published 22/07/2014 | 02:30

It's a bit like the bride and groom stopping at the 'for better for worse' part of the wedding and elaborating at length on what the 'worse' is. Photo Thinkstock
It's a bit like the bride and groom stopping at the 'for better for worse' part of the wedding and elaborating at length on what the 'worse' is. Photo Thinkstock

Weddings are emotive times. As the day approaches you will find yourself and your future spouse do not agree on everything. In fact, you may discover that you disagree on quite a number of details.

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Tensions are high, budgets are being blown, table plans are requiring the negotiating skills of an ambassador and suddenly someone suggests a shadow wedding.

A shadow wedding is a new idea, stemming from San Francisco and gathering momentum. It's a kind of alternative wedding/pre-marriage course with a difference. A shadow wedding involves inviting friends and family over, the week before your wedding, to discuss your fears and concerns in front of them.

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