Secularly Wed Blog - Telling your family that you won't be having a church wedding.

Telling your family you are not having a Church Wedding

Opening up to your parents about personal religious choices can be difficult. If your family is very religious and you are having doubts, or have fully left the church, this can be a point of contention and put significant strain on your relationship. Many people simply choose to not talk about religion with their family. That…

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5 Steps to Find the Perfect Secular Wedding Officiant

You are getting married (yay!) and you are non-religious (rock on, free-thinker!). You probably want to have secular wedding officiant, but how do you find one? Where do you look? How can you be sure that they can legally marry you? There is a lot of misinformation, legal gray areas, and societal expectations that can complicate your search for…

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The Importance of Building a Secular Community

Over the last few years, I began to embrace secular humanism as a philosophy and open up to others about my own personal atheism. I had moved to North Carolina from New York City and experienced a bit of culture shock. My own father is a Presbyterian minister, I grew up Christian and as a teenager, I…