On Love: Kimberly Owusukoko & Eric Afoakwah

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They were childhood friends whose families came from the same town in Ghana’s Ashanti Region.

On Love: Sabrina Ali & Leonid Gaiazov

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The two met standing in line for an outdoor electronic music festival in Bristow, Va.

On Love: Jenna Bugge & Jeffrey Solomon

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The couple met in elementary school and dated in high school and college.

On Love: Shaina Vinayek and Frank DiGiovanni

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The couple’s relationship is a marriage of Indian and Italian flavors and cultures.

On Love: Bridget Nugent & Dean Reineking

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Digging for buried treasure, Bridget got a marriage proposal.

WeddingWire aims to make the planning process simpler

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

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More I Dos and advice

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.

Galleries

Day in photos

Plastic balls shielding Los Angeles reservoirs, a cocaine-carrying pigeon, declining water levels in the Rhine River and more.

Day in photos

Toilet paper wedding dresses, Royal Ascot fun, Battle of Waterloo anniversary and more.

Alyson Cambridge and Timothy Eloe are married

Justice Ginsburg officiates the nuptials of a soprano and a Chicago lawyer.

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.