Though the time of being engaged can be an exciting whirlwind for brides, it also can feel... lonely.
Lonely because you feel you may lose some degree of intimacy with your single girlfriends.
Lonely because your identity is going from career-woman to wife.
Lonely because you are trying to adjust to whole new YOU
Moving has never been a major trauma for Pauline
Until she packed to move into her fiancés apartment
“I had a very keen awareness that I would be unpacking my boxes as a married person, and that alone was enough to send me off the deep end,” said Pauline.
For Pauline, the line between single life and married life was very distinct.
“No longer would I be single,” she remembers thinking as she packed. “My life would be entwined with somebody else’s.
"I could no longer make decisions that affected only me"
It was a lot to get used to.”