A bold rethinking of one of humankind’s most important and popular rituals: proposing new ways of preparing for a wedding at a psychological level and presenting an entirely practical and thoughtfully redesigned wedding ceremony.
Many of us are attracted to the idea of marriage and yet feel a bit uncomfortable with the rituals that are traditionally associated with the big day. Perhaps the old ceremonies place too much emphasis on the supernatural or else seem unattuned to the complex realities of contemporary relationships. In response to this dilemma, The School of Life has rethought exactly what the ideal wedding day would consist of and redesigned the entire process for the use of modern couples (including those seeking to renew their vows).
How to Get Married begins by proposing new ways of preparing for a wedding at a psychological level, suggesting how couples should ready themselves for the often tricky journey ahead and how to think through some of the thorniest issues that beset love. The book then presents an entirely practical and thoughtfully redesigned wedding ceremony, from picking out a suitable venue to suggested vows and readings. Finally, the book offers some ideas for how to approach the start of married life.
The book includes a pull out wedding service booklet and an emotional prenuptial contract.
Hardback book with accompanying booklet and contract | 226 x 160mm | 131pp