One of the main reasons I love weddings so much is because party negotiations with your family are great practice for your future compromise with them. Setting loving boundaries is essential for the kick-off of many more family decisions to come:
- buying a home
- changing jobs
- having children
- selecting schools for (grand)children
All of which will undoubtedly have input from your folks.
Just like clothing, when you layer it, you immediately add more visual interest. I often talk about the third piece: most people just wear a first piece, a top, and a second piece, a bottom. The third piece adds dimension, personality and lots of optical excitement. Add a third piece to your neck, ears or hands, too!