When I wrote this post about being a bride in your 30s, I didn’t write it because I thought 30+ is OLD. Far from it! As a matter of fact on my birthday last month, I couldn’t help feeling settled, happy and beautiful 🙂 in a way that I never did when I was younger. At the time I wrote this post, I was the only current/recently married bee in her 30s, so I just wanted to provide that perspective. As I said in the post, we should be happy and grateful that we have found someone to marry regardless of the time that person enters our lives.
Yesterday I celebrated another birthday as the well as my first month as a newlywed. As one of the older bride bloggers in recent memory on Weddingbee, I figured that I would talk about being a slightly older bride. I’ve definitely appreciated Miss Star’s posts about being a younger bride (here, here, here, and here). Since I’ve got a couple years on her (okay, like, a whole lot more), I thought I would also provide some perspective on the other end of the spectrum. I know that I am not the oldest bride/newlywed ever on Weddingbee, but I think being a bride marrying well after the national average of 26 years old for women in the U.S. has some specific joys and challenges as well.
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