In Chapter Two of Emotionally Engaged: A Bride's Guide to Surviving the "Happiest" Time of Her Life, I share the story of Erica, a bride whose engagement turned out to be the opposite of the fantasy she had always envisioned.
In order for a bride to best understand that all the emotions and anxieties she is feeling are actually normal -- and even necessary -- I discuss and debunk the most common wedding myths.
Below I have included a snippet of my favorite myth ... debunked!
Fantasy: Your engagement will be romance 24/7
But it’s a stressful time for your relationship with your fiancé as well. Many engaged couples report more fighting and less sex, most uncertainty and less fun.
Many engaged couples report more fighting and less sex, most uncertainty and less fun
What’s more, your relationship -- once intensely private -- has now becomes public property.
Everyone feels compelled to comment on whether or not you’re a good match.
Your nosy (and tactless) Aunt Janice may shamelessly inquire, “Will he be able to provide for you in the manner to which you are accustomed, dear?” (That sure didn’t happen when you were dating.)
On top of that, all eyes are on you to plan the perfect wedding ....