My Post-Wedding Day Meltdown & What I Learned From It

My Post-Wedding Day Meltdown & What I Learned From It [EXPERT]

How to avoid the mistakes I made on my wedding day.

Our entire wedding day and the week leading up to it went surprisingly smoothly — even with a house full family dynamics event details to sort out. Of course, there were a few minor glitches, but nothing was going to break my stride as I joyously walked down the aisle to marry the man of my dreams. The day after our amazing wedding, I came home and completely fell apart.

I don't know what came over me, but right after we unloaded all the gifts and said our farewells to the last of our guests, I suddenly started crying hysterically and could not stop. Even though we received hundreds of compliments throughout the weekend on how spectacular our wedding was, I started thinking about all the little things that went wrong. I experienced a complete emotional breakdown. I cried, kicked and screamed all night long as my misery escalated, but nothing was really wrong. /node/144758\

I certainly didn't have any regrets about getting married, and everyone who attended our nuptials was quite impressed with the whole production. The weather was perfect for both the outdoor ceremony and the evening shindig, which was a five-hour, live-music festival in a scenic mountain park followed by a community campout. It was all so perfect, and all who shared in our celebration had a fabulous time, as it was truly a magical and memorable experience. Have A Worldly Wedding [VIDEO]

So why was I feeling so terribly depressed? It could have been so much better — that's what I was feeling at that time — like a spoiled, ungrateful, little brat.

Well, there was the issue with the girl at the salon who messed up my hair. The image of how I intended to look was far from what I ended up presenting to hundreds of my closest friends and family on the most important day of my life. I just wanted to be a princess for a day and look absolutely amazing, but fell short of that dream in my own selfish perspective. Of course everyone else repeatedly commented on how beautiful I looked. But I could have looked better! 5 Things You *Must* Know To Make Your Orgasms LIKE WHOA, WHOA, WHOA

Oh, and there was the whole wedding cake fiasco, and the hors d'oeuvres were over an hour late, and the catered buffet dinner was dreadfully late and the keg was missing a tap, and the lighting could have been better, and I should have handed out the favors rather than leaving them sitting out in a basket that many people overlooked ...

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