Thursday, March 24, 2011


Andrew and I are about halfway done with our marriage preparation class! Because Andrew is Agnostic and his friend is marrying us instead of a pastor, I found a counselor who is certified to do marriage preparation. How cool is that? I think Andrew was a little hesitant at first, but we are both really comfortable with our counselor, Bob.

On our scoring list, we scored the lowest on religion. We both had concerns about what the other person is comfortable with and how we will raise our children. Going through this section actually went pretty well. We agreed on everything after we had talked about it. Just how marriage counseling should go.

This week, we hit our first hiccup. We got so into the discussion that I can't even remember what the statement was! That's so awful.... Are you ready to hear about what we can't agree on? Vacations.

That's right. Not money, not children. Nope. It was about vacations! This is just silly. More specifically, Andrew likes to "fly by the seat of his pants" on vacations. I, on the other hand, want a plan. I have places to go, things to see, and food to eat. If I wanted to just lounge around, I would lock myself in my apartment. Now don't get me wrong, I want to kick back and relax too. But I feel like that is something you can plan to do too!

Our homework assignment (yes, it was so bad that he gave us homework!), is to try and come up with a plan for our honeymoon that both of us can agree on. Ugh, I think I'm going to need help on this one.

After asking my trusty friend Mal what pictures could go with a marriage prep blog, she suggested the movie "License to Wed". Has anyone else seen this? After hearing that John Krasinski was it in, Andrew might have to sit through this one.


  1. I'm going to have to agree with Andrew on vacations - the less plans you have the better!

  2. I seriously laughed out loud reading this. Then read it to Matt. We have the same issues with vacations. Our thing is that I want to travel more and he can't because he works every weekend from August-April and gets to travel every week for work. So he has no desire to travel after season is done. Ugh.