This book was recommended to me as I was planning my wedding and I found it had some good insights and made me feel better about some of the issues I was dealing with (especially with changing my name...)
-- From the Publisher --
Those blushing brides deal with plenty of complex emotions before they make their way down the aisle. Anxiety over the planning of the wedding and stressful family issues, not to mention concerns about marriage itself, can make an engagement as much a trial as a pleasure. This frank look at a bride's inner life provides advance warning, support, and understanding for women getting married. Led by a counselor specializing in the issues of brides-to-be, a diverse group of brides share their true feelings about such issues as being given away, wearing a veil, changing their name, and closing the hotel room door only to find themselves suddenly - married. The author unravels the psychology behind common difficulties and offers practical advice for handling the fears and doubts that so often run amok as wedding bells take their toll.
Kate C. reviewed The Conscious Bride: Women Unveil Their True Feelings About Getting Hitched (Women Talk About) on
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This is a fantastic book that all brides to be should read before walking down the isle. She dives deep to the subconscious of what it means to be engaged and the shedding that takes place in a woman's life before becoming a wife. Well written and thought provoking!