DiscoverThe Afterglow PodcastThe New Wedding- No Rules with Karen Cleveland + Michelle Bilodeau
The New Wedding- No Rules with Karen Cleveland + Michelle Bilodeau

The New Wedding- No Rules with Karen Cleveland + Michelle Bilodeau

Update: 2021-04-19
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3:30 How the book came to be


4:55 What is the Wedding Industrial Complex


7:00 What is the messaging around weddings, and when do we start teaching girls 


8:00 How young girls are marketed to, and the pervasive messages in media


10:00 Not dismissing the traditional wedding, but understanding the customs and why they exist


11:30 Why does the father give the bride away?


13:00 The garter belt tradition...why it exists.


16:00 Make decisions for yourselves and nobody else


19:00 How the media puts pressure on women to create the perfect wedding, and how diversity is missing


22:00 The picture perfect pressure influenced by social media


25:00 The Engagement period and building trust within the couple'


28:00 Focus on the wedding day vs. The marriage itself


34:00 Look into each others eyes


35:00 An Eco-conscious wedding


38:00 Diamonds, the story of why we idolize the diamond engagement ring


42:00 Looking most like yourself on your wedding, not a thinned up manufactured version of yourself


45:00 Gay couples and needing more representation 


48:00 You don't have to get caught up in anything goes for the sake of the wedding.


53:00 Where did the moxie to write the book come from


57:00 Where does their courage and feminist attitude come from?


1:00 What to get rid of when planning a wedding.


Book: The New Wedding Book 


Instagram: 


@thenewweddingbook


@mbilodeau


@karen_cleveland


www.karencleveland.ca





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The New Wedding- No Rules with Karen Cleveland + Michelle Bilodeau

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