The Biggest Risk I’ve Ever Taken….

Two years ago, I took the biggest risk of my life – and nothing has ever felt so right! In May 2015, I asked my then-boyfriend (now-husband) to marry me. It was awfully scary, but obviously – he said yes!

We’d been dating almost eight months. The way things were progressing, it felt right. We’d already talked about ‘forever,’ and we’d just signed a lease on our first apartment. Maybe part of it was that surreal, hopeful longing people in love have. But it felt right to me, so I went for it.

Relationships are all about what feels right for you and the other person involved. There’s no timeline I can point to that says “date for this long, engaged for this long, etc.”

Every relationship is unique, and it’s up to you & your partner to determine the course of action and what’s right for you and your journey together.

Just over seven months in, I knew I wanted to marry him. At some point, I thought about asking him… and then I thought, can I really do this? Hell, why should I have to wait for him to make the first move?

That’s part of why I’m writing this blog, two years later. When I thought of the idea, I asked around the Internet about it. Is it common/acceptable for a woman to ask a man? Today’s society is more modern and YES, it’s okay. But a lot of the relationship blogs I read were adamantly AGAINST a woman asking a man. They called it backward and said a man would feel emasculated. To hell with that. Any man who doesn’t support a strong woman making her own decisions and moves isn’t a man I’d want to marry anyway.

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Vlog #1: Planning a Wedding (& Not Going Crazy!)

For the past year or so, I’ve been… busy. Busy planning a wedding – not just any wedding, but my wedding. It honestly seems like just yesterday that I was asking my now-fiancé to marry me. Now… we’re under two weeks away from the big day!

It’s been a journey so far, and I’m so looking forward to the adventures that lie ahead in the future for us – but I wanted to write a little bit about the wedding planning process, how it’s gone for me/us so far, and what I’ve learned along the way! Of course every relationship and wedding is different, and I’m by no means an expert.

With that – I’ve decided to enter into the world of vlogging!