Tag Archives: getting married

Compromise and the big “R”

Compromise and the big “R” I have spent hours and hours with hundreds of couples as well as the hundreds of hours in my own relationships and the word I hate the most is ‘compromise’. When I ask couples what … Continue reading

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Managing your wedding day, on your wedding day

I cannot count the times I have uttered the following sentence: “John and Mary, now that you have signed the register, take a moment to be together, have a hug and a kiss before you go to meet your guests, … Continue reading

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5 ways to suck less at marriage

We generally suck at relationships, take that into our marriages and then actually expect them to last! While relationships are actually paramount in our lives, the truth is we suck at them. When you look at how many relationships we … Continue reading

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A tale of three couples

Daria and Marius The moment Daria set eyes on Marius, she wanted him. She was not sure if it was for one night or one lifetime or anything in between. All she knew was that she wanted him. Daria was … Continue reading

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Stephen van Bastens wedding tips

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za Author’s tips from the book, “So you’re engaged, now what? The journey from engaged to married”   Author’s tip: Ask the minister what his policy is on photography. Too many couples have spent a fortune on a photographer only … Continue reading

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Download my book

So you’re engaged, now what? The journey from the engagement to the wedding day. Click here for the complimentary PDF download: http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za/author.html Endorsements: “Over the years, in my capacity as a Wedding Planner, I have worked with Stephen at numerous … Continue reading

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Any budding editors and book reviewers out there?

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za Greetings. My first book “So you’re engaged, now what?” should be back from being edited next week. Would any of you LOVE to read it and give me feedback? If so, email me at: speaker@stephenvanbasten.co.za  

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