You should never keep score in your marriage.
With that being said, I am certain that my first win in marriage was our wedding day. Oh, it was absolutely lovely. Both of us count it as the best day of our lives because it was just what we wanted – a day of love. We wanted some things traditional. I wore a big dress; he wore a tux. Other things, like the decision not to have a bridal party, not to invite children, or have everyone wear only black and white, we wanted to be done our way. Everything was perfect. Everyone, including us, partied all night long. We drank, we danced, we kissed, and we remember every moment.
I consider it a win because I had been given all the advice from those who were already married about how horrible the wedding day could be. Continue reading