Beth is a writer/editor and wedding planner in Columbus, OH.
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The 7 Dos And Don'ts Of Moving In Together

When you're thinking about moving in with your boyfriend or girlfriend, it can seem like an exciting whirlwind of activity as you look at apartments and buy duvets. If you're anything like me, though, keeping track of all of the dos and don'ts of mov…
By Beth Sharb

7 Signs Your Relationship Likely Won't Last

You're happy... ish. You like to be together... sometimes. You don't fight... except for most days. Whether you've been dating for a few months or a few years, there are telltale signs that your relationship likely won't last. Unfortunately, all of t…
By Beth Sharb

7 Ways To Turn A Fling Into The Real Thing

There's something magical about a fresh start in a relationship, whether it's something brand new or just trying to figure out how to turn a hookup into a relationship. In today's modern world, many relationships start much more casually than they di…
By Beth Sharb

5 Relationship Problems That You Can Work Through

When we start dating someone new, there are often things that we promise ourselves we won't tolerate no matter what, but what about relationship problems that aren't deal breakers? Deal breakers often end up as the half-hearted excuses we use when th…
By Beth Sharb

5 Things You're Overanalyzing In Your Relationship

So you've been hanging out for a few months and it's going great. You're starting to really, really, really like them. But you can't seem to stop yourself from questioning everything. Hey, we've all been victims of overanalyzing in a relationship, wh…
By Beth Sharb

5 Ways To Help A Friend Mend A Broken Heart

As true as "it's not you, it's them," may be after a relationship ends, those type of statements don't seem to help much when a friend is hurting after a breakup. Trying to make someone understand that the pain will pass, despite how horrible everyth…
By Beth Sharb

The 5 Most Common Bachelorette Party Mistakes

So you've been tasked with planning the bachelorette party. Before you get carried away with it all and completely panic at the thought of planning a crazy (but not too crazy) party for your friends and all of her other friends, let's try to focus on…
By Beth Sharb

7 Questions To Ask Your Partner Before Marriage

I haven't made it down the aisle quite yet (that's another article for another day) but as a wedding planner, I get to talk to many newly engaged couples. One of the first things I like to ask them is how they knew that he or she was the one. Oftenti…
By Beth Sharb

5 Relationship Red Flags You've Been Missing

In any relationship, it's easy to get caught up in the moment and make excuses for someone's behavior. The scary part is that sometimes you don't realize you're even doing it. In hindsight, I an look back at failed relationships of my own and see maj…
By Beth Sharb

5 Ways To Talk Marriage With Your Partner

So you've been together for a while now, and you find yourself thinking it's time to ask the big question: Where is this going? Is this long-term? Is this "the one?" You know the deal. So when you've gotten serious with someone and you're wondering h…
By Beth Sharb

7 Things To Never Wear As A Wedding Guest

My favorite part of attending a wedding is finding a dress to wear. It's fine if you don't share the same excitement, but it's still important to make sure you don't dress in a way that might offend the people who are getting married; it's their wedd…
By Beth Sharb

5 Ways The Miss USA Pageant Is Actually Feminist

When people think of beauty pageants, images of women parading around in swimsuits and wearing sparkly gowns (all while being judged by a panel) may come to mind. Sounds like a feminist's worst nightmare, right? When you think about things from a dif…
By Beth Sharb

7 Early Relationship Mistakes That May Cost You

You're finally over your ex, you've met someone new, and it seems like it could be going somewhere. It's exciting, right? I know. But those first few months are crucial in establishing a good foundation for the future. And unfortunately, there are so…
By Beth Sharb

4 Ways To Work Out If You Hate The Gym

No matter how much I try, I'm just not a gym rat. I feel uncomfortable with all the equipment, but I don't like to talk to people while I'm in the zone, and I always think people are judging me. I've tried gaining confidence by working out with a per…
By Beth Sharb

5 Ways Your Partner Can Help With Wedding Planning

It goes without saying that in many relationships, even when it comes to engaged couples, there is often the person who just doesn't want to get involved with wedding planning. How to get your partner involved with wedding planning may not seem easy;…
By Beth Sharb

Should You Invite Kids To Your Wedding Or Not?

Ask any married couple the most difficult thing about planning their wedding, and they'll likely say it was the guest list. Cutting your guest list is the primary way to cut your costs, but it is incredibly difficult to do. Hard and fast rules like "…
By Beth Sharb

5 Emergency Items You Need At Your Outdoor Wedding

That beautiful outdoor June wedding seemed like a great idea when you were planning it in January. Now summer is here, and it's been a muggy month of rain and bugs. While you can't control the weather, you can offset the havoc it causes with these em…
By Beth Sharb

5 Clever Ways to Save Money On Your Wedding

You're engaged and wedding planning is in full swing––your mom is already drafting a guest list, your future mother-in-law is sifting through catering options and your best friend is already on top of the bridesmaids dresses. Fun, isn't it? Oh, and t…
By Beth Sharb

5 Budget-Friendly Honeymoon Ideas

So, how's your wedding budget looking? Not great? Yeah, we thought so. Between your guest list blossoming from a healthy 100 to a robust 250 and your mother insisting on serving a sit-down dinner instead of a tapas bar, your wedding savings has been …
By Beth Sharb

4 Ways To Plan A Bachelorette Party On A Budget

It's the classic bridesmaid dilemma: you've already bought a $300 dress, shoes you'll never wear again, and you still have to get your hair and nails done...and contribute to the wedding gift. Oh yeah, and the bridal shower gift. Regardless of whethe…
By Beth Sharb