Can You Marry Too Young?

The difficulties of getting married young and the rewards.  Is it worth it?I remember the week Ben asked me to be his girlfriend.  I was like a giddy little kid!  But this was different than most college romances – Ben was very upfront about his intentions and treated our relationship with the seriousness it deserved.  And a little over a year later, we were married!

Becoming a wife at the young age of 22, I hear comments that make me feel I have to explain our choice to marry young.  Some people think it’s strange. . .making a commitment for life before even getting a college diploma!  Society seems to [Read more…]

Carissa + Travis: The Beauty of Marriage

Interview with Carissa:  The Beauty of Marriage | realmarriedlife.comI get the chance to meet some really special couples in my work as a wedding coordinator.  It’s one of my favorite parts of my job.  One of those couples, Travis & Carissa, just celebrated their first wedding anniversary, and I would love for you to meet them!  What I love about Carissa and Travis is how committed they are to one another and to starting their marriage in the right way.

I asked Carissa to share her thoughts with you about marriage lessons they have learned over this first year.  They have some great wisdom for couples in any stage – about seeking counsel, communication, accepting change, [Read more…]