On Love: Aaron Schmidt & Justin Zielke

(Meredith Hanafi Photography / Meredith Hanafi Photography)

They met in a bathroom line, and eight years later, Aaron Schmidt and Justin Zielke wed by the bay.

    On Love: Avery Alpha & Brad Belzak

    (Timothy Pham of Ardent Studio / Timothy Pham of Ardent Studio)

    The two met at a dive bar in New York City. Eight and a half years later, they got hitched in New Orleans.

      On Love: Richard Ross and Bob Beard

      (Craig Johnson)

      After 36 years together, Richard and Bob celebrate with a surprise Dame Edna performance for their guests.

        They were always in love, but their relationship matured as they grew up

        (An Endless Pursuit / An Endless Pursuit)

        ON LOVE | Danielle Colley and Bob Starin married 13 years after meeting at a homecoming dance.

          TLC features local salon in new show ‘Curvy Brides’

          (Courtesy of TLC / Courtesy of TLC)

          Maryland sisters’ shop is the focus of TLC’s latest bridal-fashion reality show.

            WeddingWire aims to make the planning process simpler

            (Dayna Smith / Dayna Smith/ftwp)

            Timothy Chi founded the company after frustration planning his own wedding.

            Your wedding in The Washington Post

            (Mark Gail / FTWP)

            Are you getting married in the Washington-area? Would you like to see your nuptials featured in The Washington Post? Fill out the form and you could be featured in the paper or online.

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              On Love: Kevin Hetman and Ryan Jeffers

              On Love: A couple’s engagement on the Mall during cherry blossom season makes for a pretty picture.

              On Love: Mary Chasko weds Ed Brzytwa

              A ski-loving couple says their vows in the mountains of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

              On Love: Caroline Stoga weds Steve Bagley

              Although die-hard fans of rival NCAA teams, a couple finds union during March Madness.

              On Love: Caitie Simpson and Gregory Byrne

              A couple who met in college and then moved to the District get married at the St. Regis Hotel.

              On Love: Cristy Michel weds Adam Levine

              After meeting and becoming friends in college, a couple marry when they’re “older and wiser.”

              On Love: Abby von Kelsch and Chad Omweg

              A pair of Skeleton athletes go headfirst down the aisle.

              They won each other’s hearts — <br> and a contest

              A D.C. couple weds at New York’s Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day.

              John Armato weds Elizabeth Ibanez

              A couple who met through an impromptu music lesson make a harmonious connection.

              On Love: Cara Selick and David Mieles

              Two Johns Hopkins graduates tie the knot at the George Peabody Library in Baltimore.

              On Love: Dan Hagerty and Michael Cook

              A couple who met at the Kennedy Center forged a bond over their love of the arts and music.

              On Love: Debra Smith weds Patrick Belott

              High-school chemistry turns into a lasting relationship.

              On Love: Caroline Blanch and Jason Israel

              After meeting at Harvard, the two fell in love and later married in the bride’s native Australia.

              On Love: Lia Glavin weds John Prugh

              For an Arlington couple, the new year coincides with the start of a new life.

              On Love: Jessica Lohmann and Jaime Duque

              Surprise! This engagement party is a wedding.

              On Love: Amanda Fein and Jonathan Stein

              After meeting on a dating Web site, they found a sweet connection.

              Planning your wedding

              Wedding advice from Carolyn Hax

              How to plan the wedding you want

              Wedding planning advice from Carolyn Hax over the years

              Wedding traditions you hate

              Hate the garter toss? Don’t want dad to walk you down the aisle? Carolyn Hax explains how to buck tradition.

              Weddings, money and trouble

              Carolyn Hax on who should pay for the wedding, and what to do when your budget and your wedding plans don’t match.


              In sickness and health

              She just learned he has been diagnosed with ALS. Now they’re showing there’s one thing the disease can’t take away.

              Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart (Photos)

              Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart married at New Mexico governor Bill Richardson's Santa Fe mansion earlier this week.

              14 couples say ‘I do’ on Feb. 14 in D.C. court

              Superior Court opens its doors on a weekend to perform weddings for the first time in decades.

              In Alabama, gay couples wed amid uncertainty

              Despite a federal ruling overturning a ban on the unions, the state’s chief justice has ordered judges not to issue licenses.

              Gay couple’s wedding brings joy after anxiety

              Kathryn Frazier and Tracy Curtis wondered if anyone would come to their wedding in red Oklahoma. Sixty people did.

              Day in photos

              Woman celebrates 111th birthday, George W. Bush book launch, comet images from spaceship Rosetta and more.

              George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in Venice

              Out of sight of the paparazzi, the actor wed the human rights lawyer on Saturday, the actor’s representative said.

              Photos of the day

              Tamed wolves, newborn panda triplets, continuing protests in Ferguson, Mo., classic cars at Pebble Beach, Calif., and more.

              Uighurs face a crackdown in China

              The government says ethnic violence that has killed dozens is terrorism. Uighurs claim government oppression.

              The art of the unplanned wedding

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