Everyone feels like they have the right to throw advice at you. Everyone feels like they are a fountain of wisdom. I feel like I have the right to ignore all advice given to me. Which, I mean, I guess I do…but maybe shouldn’t always. Continue reading “Advice I Ignored (But Maybe Should Have Considered)”
My entire life I told my parents I wanted to elope when I finally found someone I loved. They didn’t take me too seriously as a 12-year-old. “Lauren,” Mom would say. “You’re only 12. You won’t be saying that when you’re an adult.” I would then whine about how I hated dresses and hated crowds and hated being the centre of attention. And then, I would forget about it and play Neopets. The sound of Mom’s voice saying “You’ll grow out of it” rang in my ears as I realized I probably would. Continue reading ““But…I Don’t Want a Wedding!””
Okay so, I’ve been married for two and a half months (in case you some how missed that in the title) and I have gained some wisdom.
Very little wisdom. Like, one measly grain of wisdom, but still…some wisdom. And I feel like I should share this minuscule amount of wisdom with other young, newly married couples out there. And for the first time ever, I’m going to share a few pictures of myself and Jeff. Continue reading “What I’ve Learned From Marriage in Two and a Half Months”
On Saturday, I married my best friend. And I was surprisingly calm all the days leading up to the wedding…except for the night before. And you know what, it wasn’t even because of pre-wedding anxiety (although, yes, I did experience some of those normal nerves before the big day). No, it was my stupid emetophobia. Continue reading “So…I Got Married”
This post may be hard for some of you guys to relate to. But just think of it as any-big-event-or-life-altering-decision anxiety. I have always wanted to be married. I have not always wanted to get married, i.e. have a wedding. Wedding planning stresses me out – and my mom is doing most of it for me! This post is not only about my wedding-stress, but it’s also about my commitment fears. We should be able to talk about this stuff, right? Continue reading “Wedding Anxiety…Marriage Anxiety”