Preparing for a wedding is a stressful experience.
Even when you try to have a simple wedding, the months leading up to the big day often take the form of an ever-growing to-do list where for every one thing you check off, three more things are added. So premarital counselling can often feel like yet another thing to check off your list.
Under the guise of being unable to find the TV remote, my then-boyfriend lured me into my parents’ basement where he dropped onto one knee, told me he loved me and slipped a beautiful, sparkly diamond ring onto my left hand’s fourth finger. Between that time and a then-yet-to-be-determined point in the middle of our Mexican honeymoon, the rest was a complete blur.
Looking for budget-friendly ways to host a great wedding and still have enough to get by after the party’s over? Sticking to a budget isn’t always easy: Popular media would like us to think that having a perfect wedding day with all the perfect fixin’s is the most important thing – even more important than life after the wedding.
Myth: After marriage, my relationship with his parents will be the same as when we were dating.