commitment ceremony


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commitment ceremony

n.
A ceremony in which a couple publicly declare their commitment to each other without getting legally married.
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Whether a luxury speedboat ride to a private beach with a sunset dinner for two, lessons in the Maldivian language of Dhivehi, or an intimate private island commitment ceremony, W's Whatever/Whenever/Wherever agents are dedicated to fulfilling the ultimate island dreams of every guest.
PHILADELPHIA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 100 same sex-couples, with more than 5,000 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allies as witnesses, will reaffirm their relationshipsat an interfaith commitment ceremony at SundayOUT
Earlier this week, biographer Randy Taraborrelli had claimed that the pair, who first met at a photoshoot for W magazine in December (08), was planning to tie the knot in a Kabbalah commitment ceremony within the next few months, reports The Daily Star.
In fact, shortly after my promotion to lieutenant, we hosted a commitment ceremony and invited many department members to witness the event.
On Saturday they became the 27th couple to take advantage of Liverpool's civil commitment ceremony -joining together for life in one of the city's wildest clubs.
The proposal to allow a commitment ceremony and registration for gay couples has been outlined in the agenda for the next meeting of North Tyneside Council.
A LESBIAN couple spoke of their joy yesterday after becoming the first in Wales to "wed" in a gay commitment ceremony.
The commitment ceremony helped kick off the 28th annual Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Pride Celebration, a two-day festival expected to draw about 400,000 revelers to West Hollywood.
The Abbey, West Hollywood, a historic social spot at 692 North Robertson Boulevard, will kick-off National Gay Pride Month, June 1, with its first-ever wedding and commitment ceremony.
NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- J&J Photography has announced a 44% "Inequality in Marriage" discount for same-sex couples who wish to marry, celebrate a commitment ceremony or a civil union.
We have been together for four years and last year we went through a commitment ceremony, but almost immediately she changed and turned very cruel and nasty.