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Conscious Weddings

Engagement Anxiety: When Friendships Fall Apart

Sheryl Paul | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Weddings, like all transitions, are a weeding out process. At these breaking and renewal points where we're asked to shed what no longer serves us so that we can make room for the new identity and stage of life, we're given the opportunity to see ourselves and everyone we're close to under a microscopic lens.

Why You're Still Thinking About Sex With Your Ex

Sheryl Paul | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

From the beginning, her heart and mind and body were still attached (addicted to) the jerk. Equating sex with love, she was completely convinced that she would never feel in love with her husband.

Why Do So Many Spouses Cheat In The First Year of Marriage?

Sheryl Paul | Posted 03.07.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

We're all aware of the sobering statistics that tell us that 50% of marriages end in divorce. We know that the modern marriage is vulnerable to a myriad of obstacles that couples must learn to navigate if their partnership is to succeed.

The Biggest Wedding Day Myth

Sheryl Paul | Posted 03.05.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

But there is one belief that is talked about even less than the others: that at the wedding day, the relationship itself is supposed to be at its height of ease, love, and workability.

The #1 Thing That Can Sabotage Your Engagement

Sheryl Paul | Posted 02.07.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Until I learned how to challenge fear's arguments, I was a helpless pawn under its rule, a victim in a dark forest. It was, in short, misery.

Top 10 WORST Reasons To Break Off Your Engagement

Sheryl Paul | Posted 02.05.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Fear's entire mission in life is to keep you safe from the risk of loving. It sees love as a dangerous cesspool where the invisible sea creatures lurk beneath the dark surface, waiting to snatch you into their murky waters.

The #1 Misconception About Marriage

Sheryl Paul | Posted 12.30.2011 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

When engagement anxiety kicks in full force and causes people to nitpick their fiancé and put his or her every perceived flaw under a microscope, a downward spiral of focusing on what's missing usually begins.