Last but not least, when it comes to relationships, there are never any guarantees.
What a person should avoid though is being in denial of the things that are glaringly obvious to them.
And as a wedding planner, I was able to plan our wedding in three-and-a-half months.
It all just made sense for us." *— Amanda11 months: "We dated long distance for 11 months before getting engaged.
You’ve probably heard of couples who’ve been dating for years before marriage, and then it takes only one year of marriage to send them scrambling for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences” as a reason. Weren’t they aware of those irreconcilable differences before marriage?
So the irreconcilable differences just fail to get mentioned during those thousands hours reciting poetry, breaking out in dance and following the moon together as they chat on the phone. Boy meets girl, falls in love, starts a relationship…Somewhere along the road, the girl notices there’s a trait in the guy she doesn’t like, but she compromises, and compromises and compromises…according to the sunk cost fallacy, she goes ahead with the marriage because she has invested so much of her time, emotions and (in the case of a conservative society that frowns upon dating) maybe even her reputation.
We got married less than six months later than our engagement.Some women might do that and it’s okay if it was her choice.But problems start to happen when the woman refuses and the guy is not okay with that (see?She expects him to change…and he expects her to stay the same.In this story, she expects him to stop flirting with other women, start respecting women, while he expects her to stay slim and fit and beautiful even after the baby.