It happens: The soul mate who shares your love for the environment, informality and celebrating al fresco suddenly reveals a lifelong dream of a traditional wedding in the family’s place of worship, followed by a lavish reception at a posh hotel with a top-rated dance band and bacon bar.
Planning a wedding may or may not be a crash course in really getting to know your affianced partner. Hopefully, you’ve had more than one conversation about children, finances, gender roles, spiritual values and long-term goals, to name a few, as you plan your future together. Ideally, this is an ongoing dialogue. But how do your individual values play out as you plan your wedding?