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The Honeymoon Period of Our Engagement (A Groom With A View)

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A few days after we’d told everyone we were engaged, we learned we hadn’t actually told everyone we were engaged. One of Evin’s cousins and two of my oldest friends found out via Facebook which left us scrambling. Ugh! This transgression necessitated several crow-eating phone calls, a lot of apologies, and a wee bit... read more

A Guy’s Guide To Getting Married (A Groom With A View)

A Groom With a View
Two weeks and five days ago my girlfriend Evin and I got engaged. We both knew this would happen even though getting engaged had become of late, the elephant-in-the-relationship -- infrequently discussed, occasionally joked about.  By the time I was fairly sure she was just insane enough to accept, I went out and did the... read more
Accept that you might not actually be able to press pause on the compulsive wedding chatter. Hey, you're excited, and that's cool! But expecting one or two people to listen to all of it? Too much. Share the love. Spread the obsessing out over a wider circle of friends (that's what cubemates are for, right?) and space it out, so you can spare them all, including your fiance, from bride (that would be you) burnout.
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