Post # 1
Almost daily I get the words “You’re GETTING MARRIED!” screeched at me via text/email/call/face to face. and I love it, it makes me feel all the things I should when my wedding is in 30 days.
But today it hit me how far I’d come in not only this relationship, but in relationship status in general. There was a day when I was the geeky uncool kid at school who nobody fancied and it wasn’t until I’d I’d got rid of my glasses and got a decent haircut that my luck started changing….
The usual relationship history followed, the one that could have been, the WRONG one, the one who liked me more etc etc and even in this relationship a little more than a year ago I was avoiding the M word with every bone in my body. We were together over 3 years before he proposed and I was ready wayyy before him, but I waited like a good bee does and tried my hardest not to pressure him into proposing before he was ready.
Now I’m weeks away from getting married, and I’m so grateful that I have been able to navigate this minefield that is dating! But I do feel like I miss the wondering about “wheres this going” and dating with the idea that it might lead to the ultimate goal- to get married.
I don’t think I’m going anywhere with this post, I just wanted to post, so if you read this far, thanks!
Post # 3
I know exactly what you mean. I had to mourn the loss of the thrill of dating a little. The good news though? (other than the loving husband) I get to hear all about my single friends and their dating. I swear I get so excited when the meet a new guy and are head over heels!
Post # 4
Omg!! Exactly!! You pretty much summed it up!! :)) I went through the thinking phase just the other day too while i was baking lol. Its crazy how far we come isn’t it!!
Post # 5
Aww. I really like this post. I think everyone feels like an ugly duckling sometimes, and it’s nice to know that you’ve got someone there.
Post # 6
I caught myself thinking about how much I missed the dating phase the other day. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t really miss being single or meeting someone new or figuring out new relationships, but there is something different about dating someone and being engaged or married to someone. It’s crazy how I thought that the way I felt about FH would always be the same when we first started dating and spending nights talking with friends about how I wondered if he would be the one. And now I have a whole new list of feelings for him now that we’ve been together a while, grown into our relationship and made the decision to spend the rest of our lives together. It’s strange going from “is he the one?” to “he IS the one!”, but it is so exciting too.
Post # 7
Ugh, I hated dating. I was at my wit’s end and ready to throw the towel in and put my energies completely into other things when BAM, I met the love of my life. Funny how that happens.
SO tells me he’s proposing in a few weeks (I don’t like surprises, lol) and at this point the anticipation is fun. But we’ve known almost as soon as we met where we were headed. I didn;t enjoy being in relationships where I was always wondering. Didn’t feel right.
Post # 8
I was so excited to get married so I don’t ever have to date again (hopefully). I hated dating. It’s awkward and stressful and I’m so excited to put effort into something that I know will last. I mean, when I was a teenager it was kind of fun, but mostly I’m a very settle-down oriented kind of person, so I was very eager to get married.
Post # 9
I do think about how I will never have sex with anyone else ever again and how I will miss those first dates and how exciting it was. I actually enjoyed dating (to a degree..) BUT I wouldn’t give up what I have with my fiance for anything. I am comfortable with him and I love him so much.
Post # 10
what a great thing to think back on. exciting!!!
Post # 11
I am relieved to been over dating lol. I love the comfortability of our relationship! I like that when I wake up in the am and I have no makeup on, morning breath, and am grumpy (not a morning person) my Fiance still thinks I’m beautiful, sexy, cute, whatever. It’s a relief to not have to “figure out” this dude cause I already know him. That’s just me though…I thought dating was complicated lol
Post # 12
ugh I hated dating with a passion. The whole awkward phase of getting to know the other person, trying to guess what they were thinking,feeling,what they meant when they said certain things. The thought of going back to dating,or ever having to date again, terrifies me lol
Post # 13
I’m going to say that I’m also relieved to be over dating too as I hated the getting to know each other bit and the awkwarness of the situation. Im a settle down kind of lady and Im happy to be putting that all behind and looking forward to a much exciting future