Note from the Editor: Jessica Delfino is getting married, and she is writing about it in this new column on FnS.
Breaking Down Weddings, or, Why Weddings Equal Break Downs
By Jessica Delfino
Marriage — everyone’s favorite institution, or, at least, the only one where the food is typically half way decent.
If you are married, you know it costs a small fortune to do something so simple seeming as “tying a knot.” However, most knots don’t cost you (or your parents) about the same as a year of college tuition to tie. Except maybe the “six exploding knots” which could also be a euphemism for what happens when the two families combine at many weddings.
Also, generally, most knots are a hell of a lot cheaper to untie. [Read more...]