Can 22-year olds possibly envision what marriage will require of them? Obviously, the answer is "no." For instance, I don't think my 22-year old bride even began giving a first thought to the possibility that she would have to re-pack a surgical wound on her groom's back every day following a procedure ...
Compiling our report presented us with TV's perpetual problem in covering Amish-centered stories, since the community resolutely operates a ban on their members appearing on camera. But we do get to see and hear first-hand evidence of the principled Amish way of life -- via the deeply appreciative eyes of an outsider.
I'm the first one to point out that holidays have metastasized into mere shopping days in mainstream society. Leaving the commercial ridiculousness aside, I'd like you to consider that pressing the imprints of culture deeper into our individual and collective consciousness can have beneficial outcomes.
Every engaged gal fears being called the B-word. You know which one I'm talking about. When you're planning your wedding and things aren't going quite as you thought they would, it's actually not all that difficult to slip into the role of a bridezilla. We've all been there a time or two and it's not pretty.