Mia's Martini. Scarlet Roots. No commercial use or hard copy print reproductions of website or print content of any type are permissible without prior written consent. Elopement Ceremonies. So, how many of these rites of passage have been adopted by gay couples — and what new marriage traditions are now cropping up?
He walked in with Christopher Gomez, his partner of six years, and the two of them applied for a marriage license. Then there's the cutting of the cake, the first dance, and the highly symbolic lover's carry over the threshold.
His conversations with Meagan and Natalie Metz, two close friends, nudged him toward acting on his ideas. Forgot your password? O ne of the most striking differences between same sex marriages and traditional weddings is the creative power the couples have over their big days.
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And may your love over the years grow even deeper than it is today. Silence is loud, and the air becomes heavy. Let us slow down and become present for goodness, and connection. Bride and Groom's promises have been shared in their hearts and they will be spoken before us now.
The giving and receiving of rings May I have the rings please. We advise you upgrade your web browser before continuing to use this website. There's a simple premise to each of these promises: you're vowing to be there for one another no matter what.
What you promise today must be renewed tomorrow and each day that stretches out before you.
A Monique Affair. By midafternoon Friday, surrounded by friends, Rowley and Chaney put the marriage license to work and traded vows legally at the Scottsdale Civic Center, right in front of the big LOVE sculpture. Close Login. The Farm at South Mountain a gorgeous location and helpful staff.
Since then, same-sex marriage has become a normal, common part of life — but that shouldn't obscure its relative youth. I've been shaking all morning.