Why I’m getting married

vintage peacock wedding

To a lot of people, it probably seems very strange that my fiance and I have decided to marry each other. We had our first date in the middle of August 2013 and will be heading down the aisle in December 2014. We’re both young (I’m 24, he’s 23). We don’t even live together, and each of us has only been in one brief prior relationship with someone else. Crazy, right? Like we barely know each other! We’re so young and haven’t even played the field!

And yet here we are, making a lifelong commitment to each other and actually, genuinely intending to¬†honour that commitment by staying together for the long haul. Even if we “fall out of love” with each other. Even if things “aren’t working out”.

In a world where there are so many different¬†views on relationships and marriage, I just thought I’d offer up my own thoughts on why I’m getting married. Continue reading

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