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The love lives of our darling celebrities have always been in the public eye, a favorite topic in conversations and gossip columns. The stars on this list (mostly from the Old Hollywood era) were not only famous for their looks, charm, and ...
 
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For our foreign readers.
Let’s start with a fact that you probably never thought about: Of the over 430,000 marriages that the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) tallied for 2017, over 14,700 of them were between a Filipino and a foreigner.But when it comes to the nationalities ...
 
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Humans don't always marry members of their own species.
While people get married for a myriad of reasons, from companionship to preservation of wealth, there’s good enough data out there that suggest that people now do it more frequently for love. Take that, cynics.As to who or what they love, well, ...
 
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You’ll be surprised by how many couples opt for a civil wedding.
In Filipino culture, weddings are seldom small affairs. Likewise, the business of weddings in the country continues to boom.But in recent years, the number of couples walking down the aisle has dwindled. In the most recent report published by the Philippine Statistics ...
 
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He says he is not a gold digger, he just fell in love with a girl.
Do you want to ask our resident TRL anything? E-mail C.C. Coo at [email protected] Dear CC:Let me cut to the chase: I am marrying up. But don't think that I planned this (i.e. I am not a gold digger!). I didn't even know that ...
 
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What year is it?
“Come on, guys. It’s 2017.”These were the words of a visibly-irked Nadine Lustre, as she was asked by a reporter about her rumored “live-in” arrangements with boyfriend (and surprisingly decent recording artist) James Reid. Something about this—the question, how it was asked, and how ...
 
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5 couples who paid for their weddings get real about the cost.
The trend in weddings these days is to downsize and streamline. While old traditions of lavish ceremonies and even more lavish receptions still abound, more and more couples are opting to simplify their tastes for intimate celebrations. But minimal doesn't automatically mean ...
 
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Don't get him started on straight couples.
Gay marriage? What’s there to object? What could be worse than straight marriage? The same face but older; the same shallowness on her part and the unmerited smugness of a man who has suckled wisdom from the teats of the great Og Mandino. ...
 
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What are we to make of the fact that we are the only country without legal divorce?
We are the last country in the world without a divorce law—which is curious, because there is, and there has always been, divorce in the Philippines. The Filipinas Heritage Library, which houses a wealth of historical documents in a fireproof vault under ...
 
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Marry for love in India, and you may find yourself being kidnapped, tortured, and executed by your own relatives. But a secret society makes true love possible.
This article was originally published in our February 2015 issue. Marikisha Mohan’s mistake was to ask his son to come home. He was not aware that people even in neighboring villages were hissing like snakes spitting venom, gearing up for an attack. He ...
 
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What you need to know is that it is as practical as it is unromantic.
Many moons ago, when I was on the brink of getting hitched, my Significant Other broached the idea of a prenuptial agreement. At that moment, I wanted to punch his sweet face because nothing kills the bloom of romance like the request ...
 
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Do you spill the beans or keep a golden silence?
Rummaging through his things, she uncovers proof of her dead husband’s infidelities—jewelry pouches, some empty, some still containing ornaments of sterling silver, semi-precious colored stones, and diamond-dead-ringer zirconia, things not too expensive but she herself had done without. Predisposed somehow to leave ...
 
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Is there a way to create tasteful hashtags? Should you ban gadgets? Here, the answers to your top questions about getting married today.
1. My fiance and I decided to create a hashtag for our wedding. Is there a tasteful way to execute this?First, congratulations! Also, condolences? The death of an elegant affair begins by encouraging the use of digital devices. But we have to move ...
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