Chapter 5 of Emotionally Engaged: A Bride's Guide to Surviving the "Happiest" Time of Her Life addresses the fact that once your big day arrives, you are officially a ‘We’ instead of a ‘Me’. And that, for any bride, can be hard to swallow.
Although engagements bring excitement, gifts, and endless parties ... there is a lot going on behind closed doors for engaged couples.
Below I have included a portion of the chapter that hones in on some of the differences that can emerge.
Dueling through differences
She’s a huge environmentalist; he’s not really that passionate about recycling.
He feels a much greater pull to his Jewish roots than he expected; she thought he was "spiritual but not religious."
He likes crunchy peanut butter; she likes creamy.
During your engagement, you may discover opinions,
habits, or values that you hadn’t seen before
You can either accept who he is, and learn how to live with your differences, or you can argue your point until you’re blue in the fact about the rightness or wrongness of black leather furniture.
In short, you can choose to keep fighting about a problem that has no solution, or you can learn how to live with your differences.