So I told you guys yesterday that we are officially moving back to Boston! And that this is going to hugely impact our wedding plans and date. The thing I have been trying to tell you guys for a while though is that we actually made the decision to cancel the wedding a few
weeks months ago...after a lot of reflection and some various things that have been going on in our lives.
At the beginning of the summer, actually even further back than that...I just haven't been feeling right about this big South Carolina wedding. I have briefly mentioned some family issues here in the past, but throughout the past few months those issues have just continued to get even worse and worse. That entire situation has put an unbelievable amount of stress on us and made a lot of this wedding planning pretty painful. I just kept wondering why planning the day that I am supposed to be the happiest in the world was making me so totally miserable.
Another issue was the the idea of spending ALL of this money on one single day. My parents are more than willing to take care of the wedding, but we don't want them to do that and don't think they should have to. We have been committed to paying for as much of this wedding as we possibly can, but when we really looked at the dollar figure and thought of everything else we could do with the money, it seemed like a no-brainer. We kept cutting so many things out of our budget to get to the number we wanted, but we were losing the actual integrity of the event...not to mention losing a honeymoon altogether! Talk about no fun.
So back at the end of May, we made the decision to officially cancel the wedding. We are still engaged and still planning to get married, but we just don't know when yet. Now that the move has come up, things will be pretty hectic for us...so not having the stress of a wedding actually feels really good. I do want to get married in 2014...but when that will be, I can't tell you just yet! And it might be a small wedding, it must just be Ross and I. I guess time will tell!
Thanks to everyone for the sweet words of Congratulations yesterday too! It always makes me so happy to know I have my bloggy community here for support!! Ross and I are absolutely thrilled about this next journey in our lives! And it officially marks state number 4 during our 3 year relationship :) Hoping to keep it at 4 for a very long time.