If there is one great lesson I have learned in the short time I’ve been married, it’s that your wedding day (if I may be so bold to say) is not the happiest day of your life. I would even go one step further and argue it shouldn’t be the happiest day of your life....more
Well, it's official. I'm the last gypsy slut standing in my group of 4 BFF's/partners in crime. And I'm not complaining. I think it's very appropriate it 'ended up' this way. I am the one that could TOTALLY handle NEVER having a wedding EVER. I like attending them but I know I would HATE having one. I would hatehatehate the whole entire day and this is not exaggeration by any stretch either. Dress? EW. Booze YAY. High heels? EWW. Making small talk with over a hundred people? EW. Attention on me- EW....more
When you're pregnant for the first time, everyone gives you the side-eye and says, "This baby is going to change your life and your marriage forever. FOREVER." In cynical tones, they describe the horrors of nighttime feedings, the distance you feel from you spouse, the way this child is going to be your entire world, and how things will never, ever be the same.
And they're right...in some ways. But what I really wish is that the cynical tones and horror stories would stop. It's almost as though society sets up us for failure in our marriages after a child is born....more