Musings About Matrimony
Being newly engaged and planning a wedding can feel like your life has just switched from black-and-white to Technicolor—many brides-to-be feel acutely conscious of the ring, in awe of the person they’ve just promised to spend the rest of their lives with, feeling closer than ever to family and friends.
At the same time, grooms are often feeling immense relief that the big question has been popped and pride as their fiancées excitedly show off their rings, as well as some disbelief as they see how quickly the wedding planning is set in motion.
Now is the perfect time to start recording the many things you’re thankful for—whether it’s something sweet your parents said, the kiss you shared with your fiancé before going to work or the funny comment a co-worker made. You'll be preserving this precious time for posterity, and you’ll also be giving yourself a great resource to draw on later in the engagement when wedding planning gets hectic and you're yearning for some perspective.
To get you started, jot down three things that happened in the last 24 hours that made you smile.