THE WEDDING IS JUST THE BEGINNING…
Getting married is an important change in your relationship with a person. It is the acknowledgment that you have decided you would like to remain bonded to your significant other for the rest of your lives. Thus, the wedding is a significant moment in watching your relationship shift. So, what matters more: the wedding that you spend anywhere from 3 months to 3 years planning or the marriage you’ve been waiting for? The answer can be obvious but is still worth exploring.
Weddings provide the date and place for you to celebrate the man or woman with whom you have been waiting to share your life. It provides you the day in which you and the love of your life are the stars and become entwined, legally and romantically. This is where you, celebrate surrounded by both of your loved ones watching you both embark on a journey that is that the rest of your joint your lives together. It is the place in which you get to celebrate your love for each other with people who you love. You eat, drink, and dance to celebrate the love that comes from each of you.
Marriage begins after the last song plays, or after you get back from your beautiful and exciting honeymoon. It is coming home after a long day and being able to express your feelings. It is able to sit down with your partner and discuss something that been on your mind, the good, the bad, and the ugly of each of you. It is upholding the vows you promised on that wedding day, to have and hold your lover in sickness and health, for richer or poorer. These are phrases in your life that you have been through yet, so the promise-making to honor your love for each other by giving and receiving for and from them. It is not giving up one a person because you married all of them. Not just them that you love, it is the parts that drive you crazy as well. It is the job of partners to be open and honest with each other. Cherish them and remind yourself constantly of why you made this commitment.
So, what is more important: the wedding or the marriage?