Wedding planning, with all of the pressure that entails, can be an incredibly revealing time. You may start to notice incompatibilities or sides of your partner that you have never seen before—and that can be really worrying.
And it can be difficult to navigate different people and their emotions, because some people are far more emotionally complex than others. Sometimes, dealing with someone who isn’t particularly emotionally intelligent can be tricky.
If you feel like you’ve just been through a war and you’re not sure why, you may just be feeling the after-effects of the December through January rush — also known as engagement season.
One of the biggest issues that couples face is not acknowledging that their marriage will have to change—and not putting a plan in place to make sure you both can stay strong in the early days of parenthood.
Kissing photos, gushing captions, way too much information—people will share anything on social media this time of year.
If you find your first Valentine’s Day as a married couple a little weird, don’t worry—that’s totally normal. You may feel pressure to do something big and extravagant because it’s your first Valentine’s Day as a real couple, but try …
But even for couples who have been together a while, it's stressful. What does someone actually want?
We’ve started to be more inclusive, more modern, and less, well, sexist, than in weddings of the past. Even proposals have started to lose their rigid customs, with more and more women searching for ways to propose to their partners.
But the first year of marriage is a really special time and a chance to bond with your partner as you establish your life as a married couple, so make sure that you’re taking the time to step back and …
If you’re marrying someone who has been married before, there’s a good chance you’ll have to deal with an ex—and that can be an intimidating prospect.