(Closed) Anyone else jealous of couples just starting out?

posted 5 years ago in Married Life
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Heck no!  I wouldn’t go back if you paid me!

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

OMG no.  Having to learn all about someone new, with the uncertainty involved?  NO THANK YOU!!

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

F*ck no! We didn’t know what the hell we were doing or getting ourselves into. It’s taken a lot of work to get our relationship where it is, and we still have a ways to go. i would NOT want to do that over again.

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

@caritas:  Maybe you guys need to go on vacation somewhere new! 

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Nope

Post # 10
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I’m good right where I am. Getting married was enough excitement for me.

Post # 11
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Worker bee

@caritas:  Oh I wish they were jealous of me when my time comes (as I was sooo jealous of them bec they were first). Oh, life.

Post # 13
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@caritas:  I totally know where you are coming from. I’m 34 weeks pregnant with our first baby and I keep reminding myself to slow down and enjoy this time because I will never be pregnant for the FIRST time ever again, and I won’t have another baby shower, and people won’t ever be quite as excited for a baby etc… I’m a sentimental person though, I always feel sad when milestones are over because I don’t want to age, I don’t want my parents to age and pass away.

It helps when I remind myself to just enjoy the stage I’m in instead of dwelling. On the up side, you’ll never have to plan a wedding again which to me, is phenomenal. I never want to do that again haha.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@caritas:  YES. We got engaged in 7/2012, married in 3/2013, buying a house in 6/2013, and having a baby in 8 or 9/2013. All of our excitement is in this 13 month span. We did what most people accomplish in 5 years, in a little over a year. I do get jealous of engagements just because that was such an amazing period in my life. 🙂

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

@caritas:  i do about the wedding part, i dont have kids yet so im soo looking forward to that but i think wedidng planning is soooo fun!!! so im kinda sad thats behind me and jealous of my friends who are yet to get engaged and plan their weddings, but hey, i had my fun in the sun, now its their turn 🙂

Post # 16
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011 - Baby boy 12/2015

Not really, I miss some moments from the past, but I wouldn’t like to do it all over again. I guess one of the reasons is that I take life in very slowly. I haven’t rush anything really, so I have been able to enjoy and stop from time to time along  this journey. 🙂

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