Wedding Stories

Stories by 'Ademola Adeyoju'
A Pre-Wedding Shoot: Necessary Or Just Not?

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A pre-wedding shoot is, as the name implies, a photo shoot staged before the wedding. And although the idea still sounds odd and perplexing to many, it is a style that is fast gaining ground in many parts of the world.  It is, by some miles, the most popular trend in weddings today.

Now, some couples absolutely love the idea of a pre-wedding shoot; some couples think it’s a waste of time and money; and there are those who say that they simply prefer ‘candid’ shots.

So, opinions are divided. But if you asked me, I’d say, ‘oh yeah, go for it!’

What Not To Wear To A Wedding


In case you have no Idea what to wear to that wedding this weekend, I may not be able to help you but I can tell you what not to wear, that should streamline it a bit. 

Unlike a traditional wedding where almost anything goes, the choice of attire is an important aspect of a ‘tush’ wedding. That’s right. People—in this part of the world—are getting increasingly conscious of dress codes and formalities. But what would you do if you were invited to a wedding and you have got no idea what kind of clothes or colours are appropriate? What would you do where there are no dress code specifications?

Just so you don’t ever find yourself in an awkward wedding situation, let me give you a crash course on wedding dress code etiquette. Don’t worry, it’ll be quick. Just pay attention.

How To Revive A Dying Marriage


I’m a wedding fanatic, enthusiast, and writer. So hearing about or seeing couples go through divorce makes me want to lock my doors, close my windows, and cry myself to sleep. Okay, that’s probably an overstatement, but I’m sure you get the point. I feel terrible.

So I have decided to write something about dying marriages. In this article, I’m going to offer some advice on how a marriage can be saved, even if one of the partners wants out.

6 Important Medical Tests Every Couple Must Do Before Marriage

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As it is important to think about life after a wedding ceremony, pre-marital health screening should form an integral part of the discussions of any couple preparing to tie the knots. But love is a crazy thing and the rush of emotions that comes with a blossoming relationship usually knows no bound. It’s not surprising therefore that many prospective couples take such vital thing as a pre-wedding test for granted. Carried away by love and warmth, it is easy to think that a laboratory test sounds too cold.

The Bachelor Party That Almost Ruined The Wedding

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The story that I’m about to tell you is crazy and ridiculous, but it’s also a true account of the little mistakes that almost ruined an otherwise perfect wedding. The names have been changed and the details have been tweaked slightly to protect the identities of the persons involved.14 September 2016, my best friend—let’s call him Michael—got back from the United States where he had been studying. His wedding was due in a month and he’d come home to participate in the final preparations. Michael and I had lived in the same neighbourhood, attended the same primary school, and become great friends. When he got back and asked me to be his best man, I was really happy.

Why Conflict Is Good For Your Marriage

However absurd it may sound, healthy conflict is necessary for a great marriage. Yes. Contrary to popular opinion, fighting is a useful tool in great relationships and it is an indication of a healthy marriage.

The Pros And Cons Of Getting Married At A Young Age

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Life—with all its twists and turns, complications and dramas—is much the same as a coin-throwing game. There are only two outcomes: head or tail. There are always two opposing forces in the universe and every decision comes with a gentle mix of positive and negative.

Why Do Women Fantasize So Much About Their Wedding Day?

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Let me start by saying that it’s a gross misconception that only women fantasize about their wedding. Men also daydream about the big day; they too subconsciously develop a mental image of how they would like things to look like. But although men dedicate substantial amount of mental energy to fantasy, no man spends thousands of hours of his life daydreaming about the perfect wedding like women do.

Complete Guide To A Groom's Duties

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Women dream of their weddings from the moment they are born. They spend many hours of their adult lives fantasizing about finding the perfect guy and having the perfect wedding. Indeed, when people talk or write about weddings, the bride—never the groom—almost always comes to mind.