You can feel the excitement in the air...the invitations have been sent out, the rings are sitting in their comfortable velvet boxes and the event has been arranged. All the bases seem to be covered.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
So why do you feel so jittery? Why do so many discussions about the wedding turn into arguments? You’ve always imagined this to be a romantic, blissful time in your relationship – is something going wrong?
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Fear not! J You can breathe easy. Most couples experience conflict in the weeks (and even months!) building up to their nuptials. The pre-wedding stress coupled with the anticipation of a brand-new life ahead often leads to friction. And what’s more, in our human way, engaged couples often have unrealistic expectations of perfection and fairytale romance for their engagement period, which, when not always met, results in disappointment and blame.
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Here are some tips on how to minimize, pre-wedding friction:
· Communicate openly and often– often a good open discussion will do the trick!