Love Letter: A Magical Wedding for Sade’s Son

Prior to meeting, Emily Shakeshaft and Izaak Theo Adu-Watts had a strong relationship. Ms. Shakeshaft, who grew up listening to Sade’s music, had no idea that an Instagram message she sent to Mr. Adu-Watts, the musician’s son, would put her in contact with him.

Initially, Mr. Adu-story Watts’s piqued my interest, but it quickly turned into a friendship that lasted six months before we ultimately met in person. On April 16, the pair tied the knot in a small ceremony in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Under the best of conditions, dating is difficult. Additionally, selecting how and when to disclose one’s handicap can be a delicate matter for those with disabilities.

For Alexandra Capellini, the Modern Love essayist, the most nerve-wracking part of a first date was selecting when to tell a potential suitor about her prosthetic limb. Ahead of the date, she’d worry about how her date would react to the fact that she has a physical impairment. Mrs. Capellini eventually concluded that making others feel at ease was no longer her priority.

[Do you enjoy receiving this newsletter?] Request a copy via email by filling out the form.

Family and couples have been able to spend more time together as a result of the pandemic, but experts advise that a little alone time is essential for a happy and healthy marriage. Here are a few good reasons to go on a solitary vacation.