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How the Royal Wedding Might Influence Weddings to Come
Society, Yesterday

The message from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry? Make it your wedding, not the wedding of your parents and grandparents. Be you.

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Marnita Robertson, Yigal Rechtman
Society, May 20

On their first date, in 2015, they talked about the process of getting divorced. Not very romantic, but he was intrigued.

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Nancy Franks, Benjamin Newman
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2010, in a New York bar that neither remembers, and didn’t manage to go on their first date for five years.

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Phoebe Jin, Yang Mou
Society, May 20

The couple, who met at Princeton, wed at the William Vale Hotel in Brooklyn.

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Cesar Galindo, Kenneth Fleishman
Society, May 20

The couple incorporated Mexican and Jewish traditions into their ceremony.

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Emily Sipchen, Andrew Pappas
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2013 at a wedding, though both had previously resisted the efforts of the couple getting married to set them up.

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Christopher Baker, Zachary Madin
Society, May 20

The couple met 13 years ago on a blind date in New York.

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Ellen Yuh, Jonathan Downin
Society, May 20

The couple met at Cornell in 2005, and both received diplomas in Chinese language at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Karin Stojaspal-Rainer, Daniel Kennedy
Society, May 20

The couple met in Vienna through a mutual friend, and soon began a trans-Atlantic dating relationship.

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Carolyn Dooley, Jonathan Thompson
Society, May 20

The couple met at a happy hour in Washington in 2014, and both were enamored right away.

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Megan Chen, Andrew Shi
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2011 at the Albert D. Hutzler Reading Room on the campus of Johns Hopkins.

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Sara Elrod, Carter Ruml
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2017 through the suggestion of a mutual friend who thought they might find they had much in common. And they did.

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Jamie Haas, Adam Brown
Society, May 20

They met at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., where they took many of the same psychology classes.

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Marissa Smith, Glenn Stanley
Society, May 20

The bride is the director of corporate speechwriting for Hilton. The groom is a program analyst for the State Department.

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Paola Duguet, Brett Murphy
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2012 through a mutual friend at a party in New York.

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Abigail Bunce, Justin Morgan
Society, May 20

The couple met on the first day of law school at Northwestern University, from which each received a law degree.

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Lacy Selig, Chase Waters
Society, May 20

The couple met on Tinder in February 2016; they married in Hot Springs National Park, Ark.

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Emily Glazer, Kevin Clark
Society, May 20

Emily Glazer and Kevin Clark, both journalists, met in September 2011 at a Wall Street Journal event for young reporters.

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Kathryn Rorer, Charles Doppelt
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2015 through the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel.

Carolina Chiriboga, Clayton DeHaan
Society, May 20

Carolina Chiriboga and Clayton DeHaan both work for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She is in consumer banking, he in wealth management.

Elizabeth Gausden, Andrew Kabatznick
Society, May 20

A chief resident in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery marries a vice president at an arbitrage company.

Alice Oliver, Thomas Incorvaia
Society, May 20

The bride and groom met while students at the Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School in New Jersey.

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Alyssa Cohen, Daniel Lavy
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2014 after the groom’s mother suggested he take Ms. Cohen, the daughter of professional and social acquaintances, out for a drink.

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Jane Keating, Kelly Bird
Society, May 20

The couple met three years ago on Tinder. They were married at Christ Church in Philadelphia.

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Kristina Gislason, Adam Chorlton
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2014 when a mutual friend, who knew they were both sports fans and thought they’d make a good match, introduced them.

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Tracy Dong, Joseph DeSario
Society, May 20

The couple met in 2014 through OkCupid, the dating website.

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Once Her Horse Approved, She Knew He Was a Keeper
Society, May 19

The couple met while attending Columbia Law School, and their friendship gradually turned into love.

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They Smelled Bad, Had Blisters and Were Hungry. It Was Perfect.
Society, May 19

Both avid outdoor adventurers, the couple met in 2015 while hiking the Appalachian Trail, and fell in love.

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From the First Minute They Knew, and Life Has Been Easier Since
Society, May 18

Dr. Temes, 75, says she is nicer, and sometimes quieter, now. Mr. Lyons, 87, says he is more talkative and happy. “I wake up thinking I have another day with this person,” he said.

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No Seat in the Fitting Room for Me
Society, May 17

I’m left to wait on the other side of the curtain as she tries on gowns. But then she steps out, and I melt. That’s my daughter in a wedding dress.

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Months After a Brutal Day in Charlottesville, a Tender Wedding
Society, May 16

Marcus Martin pushed Marissa Blair out of harm’s way during the 2017 attack that killed their friend Heather Heyer, who they honored at their ceremony.

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This Week’s Wedding Announcements
Society, May 13

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

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Courtney Byrne-Mitchell, Mattie Ettenheim
Society, May 13

The couple met at the Museum at Eldridge Street in New York.

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Megan Esch, Ashish Patel
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2014 while on call together at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Jessica Gaines, Erica Frank
Society, May 13

The couple met two years ago through the dating app Bumble.

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Vicky Doan-Nguyen, Edward Trigg
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2014 when both were doctoral students at Penn. He asked her for a tour of an X-ray diffraction facility, and then lunch and a movie.

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Nancy Han, Simon Yoo
Society, May 13

He was first impressed by her book collection before meeting her eight years later at a friend’s wedding.

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Madeline Schwarz, Kyle Kahan
Society, May 13

The couple met through OkCupid, the dating website, in 2012.

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Allison Letica, Jacob Kriegel
Society, May 13

A little matchmaking mixed with a networking opportunity brought the couple together in 2012.

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Morgan Cummings, O’Neal Gray
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2015 on the dating app Hinge. The groom downloaded the app the day before they met, so the bride was his first and only online date.

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Julia Connolly, Alon Neidich
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2010 through a mutual friend on St. Patrick’s Day in Boston.

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Meredith Milstein, Lance Polivy
Society, May 13

The bride, who works for Mastercard, and the groom, a lawyer, met in 2015 through the dating app Hinge.

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Allison Traister, Daniel Blumberg
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2014, when a friend sent Ms. Traister an email asking, “thoughts?” about sharing her number with a “super cute lawyer” she knew.

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John Christian, Anthony Vellucci
Society, May 13

John Christian and Anthony Vellucci met on OkCupid.

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Marnie Kaplan, Michael Smallberg
Society, May 13

The bride works for Bellwether Education Partners. The groom works for Bloomberg Government. The couple wed at the Foundry in Queens.

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Suzanne Baumgarten, Gilbert Rein
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2013 through the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel.

Kerri Connolly, Patrick Costello
Society, May 13

The bride and groom work at the Acushnet Company, which owns the Titleist and FootJoy brands.

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Rebecca Powell, Alon Cohen
Society, May 13

The couple met at Camp Alonim, a sleepaway camp outside of Los Angeles, when they were in grade school, and began dating years later, in college.

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Katherine Tufts, Michael Aschieris
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2010 through mutual friends at a barbecue at Torlai Farms in Stockton, Calif.

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Jami Kirk, Brandon Levy
Society, May 13

The couple first met more than a decade ago by a mutual friend when the bride, then living in Florida, was visiting New York.

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Alexandra Plazas, Thomas Herrera
Society, May 13

Alexandra Plazas and Thomas Herrera, who knew each other only in passing in high school, reconnected 20 years later via Facebook.

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Carina Lorenz, Timothy Abbott
Society, May 13

The couple met in 2003 as students of Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H., and began dating shortly before their graduation.

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Jenna Krueger, Corey Saxe
Society, May 13

Jenna Krueger and Corey Saxe met while working in Columbus, Ind.

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Falling for a Guy From Lawn Guyland, Accent or Not
Society, May 12

The couple met in 2008, when he began as a sophomore at the boarding school where she was a senior. She was 17 and he was 15.

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When a Study Partnership Turns Romantic
Society, May 12

Mya Thompson and Keith Doelling met as freshman at Harvard, and by their sophomore year, they were a couple.

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50 So-So Dates Later, a Breakup Gets Unbroken
Society, May 11

“The single life didn’t turn out to be as satisfying as I expected it to be. It finally dawned on me, ‘Let’s work it out.’”

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How to Get Help Paying for Your Wedding
Society, May 9

Money managers and couples offer some tips on ways to finance a wedding, which nationwide averages around $26,000.

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Like a Tattoo, This Wedding Favor Is Forever
Society, May 8

“There were some people who were too drunk to get tattoos,” said one bride. So, a groomsman became an informal ink bouncer. Others have been “just drunk enough to concede.”

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Elizabeth Foster, Tyrone Gayle
Society, May 6

The couple met in 2012 while working on political campaigns, the bride for President Obama and the groom for Tim Kaine’s Senate bid.

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Abigail Nurse, Michael Gaskins
Society, May 6

She is a civil rights lawyer for the Justice Department in Washington. He teaches elementary math and science in Capitol Heights, Md.

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Daniel Naughton, Zachary Kirkhorn
Society, May 6

The couple both work in corporate finance in the San Francisco area — Mr. Naughton at OpenTable, Mr. Kirkhorn at Tesla Motors.

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Pearl Zhou, Gordon Shu
Society, May 6

Pearl Zhou and Gordon Shu were married at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.

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Rebecca Greenbaum, Jacob Goodhart
Society, May 6

The couple met while studying dance at Skidmore College.

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Jennifer Kong, Alvin Lin
Society, May 6

Jennifer Kong and Alvin Lin, who met in November 2016, were married in San Francisco.

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Sara Beesley, Joshua Sherman
Society, May 6

Ten minutes after Sara Beesley and Joshua Sherman were introduced, by a mutual friend, he asked her to join him a few days later for karaoke.

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Anusha Deshpande, Jason Auerbach
Society, May 6

The bride works for Facebook. The groom works for Two Sigma Investments.

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Elise Shutzer, Matthew Williams
Society, May 6

Elise Shutzer and Matthew Williams met through the dating website Match.com.

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Sarah Sullivan, Jake Compton
Society, May 6

The couple met in 2012 at a dinner party in Charleston, S.C., that was hosted by a mutual friend.

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Sarah Hirsh, George Cokenakes
Society, May 6

The couple met at the College of New Jersey, from which both graduated.

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Virginia Sweeney, Bartram Nason
Society, May 6

The bride, who works for the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and the groom, a documentary video producer, met in 2012 through OkCupid.

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Millicent Souris, Vincent Anderson
Society, May 6

The couple initially met in 2003, when he submitted a self-released CD to the record distributor she worked for, but they were reintroduced in 2013.

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Gabriella Gentil, Kyle Hickson
Society, May 6

The couple met in 2012 when the bride was on a safari in Kruger Park in South Africa. The groom was already working there as a safari guide.

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Irina Manta, Carlos Farini
Society, May 6

The bride is a law professor at Hofstra. The groom develops mobile apps.

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Joanna Perdomo, Scott Elman
Society, May 6

The couple met originally in college, at Washington University in St. Louis, but then began dating after reconnecting on Hinge, the dating app.

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Blair Shiff, Andrew Buck
Society, May 6

The couple met in 2011, when both worked in Denver at the NBC affiliate there.

Claudia Gelfond, Cameron Roche
Society, May 6

Claudia Gelfond and Cameron Roche met on OkCupid in 2013, when both lived in Amherst, Mass.

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Madison Kelly, Thomas DeFranco
Society, May 6

The bride is an account executive at WeddingWire. The groom, a lawyer, focuses on white collar criminal defense and commercial litigation.

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Caitlin Clancy, Daniela O’Keefe
Society, May 6

The couple met in 2015 while both were working at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Lauren Palmor, David Kiferbaum
Society, May 6

The bride and groom work in San Francisco, where she is an assistant curator at the de Young Museum and he is an associate commercial counsel for Google.

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Nicole Israel, Colman O’Reilly
Society, May 6

The couple met two years ago at a speed-dating event in New York.

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Darcy Newell, Alexander Muñoz
Society, May 6

Darcy Newell and Alexander Muñoz have known each other since they were in elementary school.

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Kathleen Lynch, William Zelenty
Society, May 6

The bride and groom dated in high school, went to different universities, then reconnected when both went to work in New York.

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This Week’s Wedding Announcements
Society, May 6

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

Adrienne Watson, William Jennings
Society, May 6

The bride is the deputy communications director for the Democratic Party. The groom works for PredictIt, a political-prediction market.

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Kristin LaBuz, Patrick Ciccone
Society, May 6

The bride, who graduated from Case Western, and the groom, who is a Columbia graduate, met on OkCupid.

Mollie Miller, Paul Glenn
Society, May 6

Mollie Miller, a handbag designer, and Paul Glenn, a data analyst, were married at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

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Love, Heartbreak and 40 Years Later He Said Yes
Society, May 5

They met as teenagers in London. He was in a band. Decades later they reconnected.

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That Outdoor Life, but Only One Was Out
Society, May 5

John Korman and Sean McGuinness met at a gay bar in Bayshore, N.Y., though Mr. McGuinness wasn’t yet out to his friends, his family or his colleagues.

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Another 360 at the Skate Park, This One Full of Joy
Society, May 5

After the bride suffered a traumatic brain injury, they turned suffering into happiness with the promise of lifelong resilience.

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From Dating to Marriage, He Had a 5-Prong Plan
Society, May 4

With a road map to love in hand, Michael Harris navigated the way, step by step, with Elizabeth Cunningham.

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Plan Your Wedding at Home. Tonight. It’s Easy.
Society, May 3

In a few hours you can make decisions on your rings, dress, reception and honeymoon locations. Here are a few websites and apps to inspire.

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Romancing the Stone
Society, May 2

Grandmother’s ring is perfectly imperfect and it will most certainly be my daughter’s. But first, a small betrayal.

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A Carefree Life With a Few Bumps Along the Way
Society, May 1

The decade-long marriage of Laura Bird and Gareth Hall, who were born and raised in South Africa, thrives on adventure.

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Christine Hu, Stephen Barchick
Society, April 29

Christine Hu and Stephen Barchick, both Harvard grads, met at an alumni gathering in Los Angeles, in 2014.

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Judith Graves, Maryellen Madden
Society, April 29

Two septuagenarians, a retired economist and a lawyer, get married at Christ Church in Philadelphia.

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Alicia Hernandez-Roulet, Matthew Steinhart
Society, April 29

The couple met at Johns Hopkins University.

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Mythili Prabhu, Akhilesh Pathipati
Society, April 29

The bride and groom, both doctors, met at Harvard and are married at the Hayes Mansion, a resort in San Jose, Calif.

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Nicholas Hovsepian, Robert Postotnik
Society, April 29

Nicholas Andrew Hovsepian, a real estate agent, and Robert John Postotnik, an art director, were married at the Plaza Hotel.

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Eleanor Seavey, Gregory Fortier
Society, April 29

Eleanor Seavey, a brand manager for the National Football League, and Gregory Fortier, a screenwriter, met at George Washington University.

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Nikita Saxena, Aditya Kalluri
Society, April 29

Nikita Saxena and Aditya Kalluri, both medical students in Boston, were married in a Hindu ceremony at Sri Chinmaya Maruti Temple in Andover, Mass.

Dora Rivas, Jay Kim
Society, April 29

The couple, both Californians, met through a professional matchmaker in 2017.

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Stephanie Rolin, Azi Paybarah
Society, April 29

The couple met through the dating app Bumble, and had Belgian waffles for their first date, while sitting by the fountain at Lincoln Center.

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Christina Ramelli, Winston Tseng
Society, April 29

Christina Ramelli and Winston Tseng, who met in 2010, were married at an event space in New York.

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This Week’s Wedding Announcements
Society, April 29

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

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Jordan Myers, James McGinnis
Society, April 29

The bride and groom met at Harvard while studying for their law degrees.

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Lauren Paris, Daniel Jorgenson
Society, April 29

The couple met through a mutual friend in New York in December 2011.

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Laura Pucillo, Varun tej Gonuguntla
Society, April 29

The bride and groom, both doctors, met at the St. George’s University in St. George, Grenada, from which each received a medical degree.

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Madeline Cronin, Matthew Aaronson
Society, April 29

Madeline Cronin, a manager for thredUp, and Matthew Aaronson, who works in product marketing, were married in Brooklyn.

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Kristen Lappas, Russell Dinallo Jr.
Society, April 29

Kristen Lappas and Russell Dinallo work in New York as feature producers at ESPN, where they met.

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Lauren Katzberg, Noah Einstein
Society, April 29

Lauren Katzberg, a founder of a technology company, and Noah Einstein, an emergency medicine resident, were married in Austin, Tex.

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Taylor Dickinson, Andrew Cordeiro
Society, April 29

The couple who both work at Goldman Sachs met at Vanderbilt University, from which they graduated.

Jessica Killin, Rajeev Date
Society, April 29

Jessica Killin and Rajeev Date were married at a Mexican resort; the couple met in 2015 at a bank regulatory conference.

Jillian Bell, Stephen Wood
Society, April 29

Jillian Bell and Stephen Wood, who met on OkCupid in 2015, were married in an outdoor ceremony in Birmingham, Ala.

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Lindsay Dare, Christopher Minning
Society, April 29

Lindsay Dare, an associate merchant for Justice, the girls’s retailer, was married to Christopher Minning, an ophthalmologist in Zanesville, Ohio.

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Carmen Collyns, Matthew Heiman
Society, April 29

Carmen Collyns and Matthew Heiman met almost eight years ago at J.P. Morgan in New York.

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Love, Not War, Resonates for Two Activists
Society, April 28

The couple, both heavily involved in antiwar and social justice causes, fell in love at first sight.

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Work Colleagues, Friends, Then Something More
Society, April 28

The couple met when both worked at SpaceX, but didn’t begin dating until he gave her his SpaceX watch with the promise that she would return it.

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He Saw a Future Right Away. She Did, Too (Post Lasik Surgery).
Society, April 28

The couple met at the University of Pennsylvania, from which each received an M.B.A.

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A Picture-Perfect Wedding in the Big Easy
Society, April 27

What happens in New Orleans stays there after the wedding of the photographers Danielle Levitt and Harry Eelman. But there will be photos. Lots of them.

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You, Too, Can Marry Like a Royal
Society, April 24

As the world watches Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, some couples might look on with envy. Others are having their own fairy tale wedding.