As for the celebrations, if you want to go all Dutch, see our article on five Dutch wedding traditions to incorporate on your big day.
In most cases, the procedures and ceremonies are identical for both heterosexual and same-sex Dutch marriages (as well as for marriage and registered partnerships), so unless otherwise stated, the information generally applies to both.
All Dutch marriages must be registered with the Basisregistratie Personen (BRP).
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I was in Amsterdam for probably three hours when I began to see that having children and not being married was not a big deal there. I was there to talk about my book marrying is not a failure, a great blot on your achievements in life, a critical rite of passage you have missed.
Would the “smug marrieds” Helen Fielding wrote about in If we woke up one morning and discovered that in America marriage was suddenly regarded as a choice, a way, a possibility, but not a definite and essential phase of life, think how many people would suddenly be living above board, think of the stress removed, the pressures lifted, the stigmas dissolving.
Think how many people living unhappily would see their way to living less unhappily.