If you haven’t been reading 2000 Wedding what are you waiting for? While I can safely say that we are spending well over $2,000 on our wedding, I really respect and admire the thoughtful way Sara and Matt approached their wedding. I’m finding Sara’s recap of their wedding planning process to be one of the most thought provoking pieces of wedding writing I’ve read in a while.
If there were a feminism litmus test (and boy am I glad we are not into litmus test feminists here at APW), one area where I would decidedly fail is engagement ring shopping. When I got engaged, I wanted to be surprised not only by the proposal, but by the jewelry too. Except, like anyone you hate to buy gifts for, I wanted to be surprised by a ring that was so me I would have picked it out for myself. And that logic is why the traditional proposal is possibly one of the most absurd parts of the modern wedding tradition.…Keep Reading
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