What are you gonna do after the wedding? What's Next???

posted 1 year ago in Married Life
  • poll: What's Next???
    Buying house : (42 votes)
    25 %
    Building our house : (6 votes)
    4 %
    I'm so ready for those babies : (53 votes)
    31 %
    Ummmmm? Hmmmm I never thought of this : (15 votes)
    9 %
    Spiritual Growth : (16 votes)
    9 %
    Other (Would love to hear) : (37 votes)
    22 %
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    Busy bee

    Our plan is too continue growing together as a couple, take a few years to just be with eachother and do things together as a married couple. Then we want to buy a house/start having children. 

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    2247 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Work on buying a house, and making babies!!!!

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    1535 posts
    Bumble bee

    @Mz Izzie:  We haven’t thought about it in great detail, but there are a few things we’d like to achieve over the next 2-5 years:

    - We want to take a honeymoon.  We’re waiting until spring 2014 to go (we’re getting married in November 2013), but it’ll be a fun thing to look forward to.

    - We want to buy a house.  We’ve gotten pretty comfortable in our apartment (it’s actually pretty spacious and nice), but we’d love to actually own something.

    - We’re going to start trying to have kids.  He wants kids more than I do, but we’ve both agreed that it’s kind of “now or never” for us since we’ll be 29 (me) and 31 (him) by the time we’re married.  I know women have kids well into their 40′s, but that’s not something I’d personally be interested in doing.

    - We’d like to get a dog.  We can’t have one in our apartment (and really we wouldn’t want to have one here), but we’d love to get one once we move into a house.  

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    Helper bee

    I won’t be finished with my teaching credentials until the following year, but we plan on starting to try for a baby around September of the year that we’re married…then hopefully a house the following year :-) We’ll see how things go!

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    2223 posts
    Buzzing bee

    We’ll enjoy each other for a few years and use that time to save for a house and travel a lot. The rough plan is to buy our forever house 2-3 years after we’re married (already have a small one) and start TTC 3-4 years after we’re married.

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    1958 posts
    Buzzing bee

    First we’ll enjoy our honeymoon which wil be 3 months after the wedding & start the attempt of baby making then :)

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    3772 posts
    Honey bee

    We have a house already, so after the wedding I plan on focusing all my attention on furthering my career and finishing my Master’s degree, which should be done mid 2014. We will travel and grow together as a couple. Babies are not in the picture for another 3-4 years.

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    48 posts
    Newbee

    We plan to save for many years for a perfect home! We also want to travel alot! See the world before we start a family!

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    285 posts
    Helper bee

    I voted for “other”: an internship, and then graduate school! No house or babies for us for QUITE a while (we plan to be in apartments for quite some time: first for our 3 years of graduate school, then as we save money), and no babies for at least 5 years. But I’m sure graduate school will keep us PLENTY busy!!

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    10365 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    There’s so much more out there than babies, houses, and spiritual growth! We really felt like life itself was so fulfilling that checking off an expected “life list” box wasn’t super necessary. We traveled the world for 8 months, moved, got new jobs, made new friends, and enjoyed ourselves. Over 2 years later, we just now are getting around to buying a place. Babies aren’t on the horizon for another couple of years at least.

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    3772 posts
    Honey bee

    @Miss Bat:  Grad school pretty much is a baby. It’s expensive and exhausting. But the results are worth it.

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    433 posts
    Helper bee

    WEEELLLL, I’m an animation student and I will have just graduated before we get married and he JUST started his innactive duty in the Corps and has started college at Le Cordon Blu. So, after our wedding we will go wherever his externship is ( might be Alaska) and then we will go wherever I can find a job and then he will continue his college education :)

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    2265 posts
    Buzzing bee

    We’ll both be graduating, and then we’ll move (likely up to Boston) for his grad degree in architecture.

    He toured Yale today, and seemed to really like it. They said they would help me find a job if he got accepted. <3 His Harvard tour is tomorrow.

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