Couples often complain that their days are so over-scheduled that their attention gets pulled from one thing to the next. The last thing they want is to talk to a partner whose nose is in his cell phone.
Above all, the bride and her attendants should discuss the costs, expectations and budget openly so that there are no surprises.
Happy couples don't always make "I-statements" or start every argument with a gratitude. They don't feel Fourth-of-July-fireworks each and every time they make love -- nor do they expect to.
" intense romantic love only lasts about 18 months to at most three years, however, I'm sure many of us know at least one couple where the sparks still seem to fly decades later."