I am generally speaking regarding the belief that your particular wedding is certainly not constantly in regards to you, nonetheless it should reflect you: your thinking, your values, along with your community. One of many commentary because that was one of our goals in planning the event that we heard most often about our wedding was: “It was so… you, ” and I loved it. I believe that’s the reason We struggled so much with my feelings concerning the Nigerian engagement ceremony that people had the week before our wedding. The event that is entire just so perhaps perhaps not me personally, generally not very.

This will be me personally right before the ceremony: unsure exactly how we overall look and feeling (and my capability to walk in those heels). Picture by Genevieve Burruss. Please comprehend, whenever we state it was not “me, ” I do not suggest because i am perhaps not Nigerian (although i am perhaps perhaps perhaps not). (more…)