Celebrating 20 years!

I’ve never been impressed with church weddings. My dream back when I started thinking about love was a garden wedding. I won’t be wearing a white gown with a veil to hide my face, because I was sure I won’t be a virgin bride. Oh, how wrong I was. I never fell in love with a boyfriend worthy enough to give it. That was the first miscalculation.

Second, I will be surrounded by people who love me as I walk in an aisle of wildflowers, wearing a 60s bohemian dress I sew for my garden wedding. I swear I’m a reincarnation of a dead hippie, haha πŸ˜€

However, reality never fails to surprise you. The wedding I get is a lot more simple than that. The most expensive we paid was the rent for the car my husband and I rode to the civil registry. That’s it.

Boring, I know. It super unromantic because everything was rushed. I didn’t felt loved by my parents who almost killed a couple of times. Growing up, I was often beaten and spitting blood. The man I married was the only person who showed me he truly cares. So, after so much hardship to win me, I jumped in his arms and let him fly me away.

But I’m a hopeful romantic, so I believe that how it starts isn’t what matter, but how happy you become in the long run.

Therefore here I am today celebrating 20 years of our meeting anniversary. Yes, we don’t celebrate our wedding anniversary, but marked this date because 5 years from now and I’ll be here to share our silver meeting anniversary and my dream wedding photos, with my 9-year-old son as the “marriage officiant” πŸ˜‰

For now though, I’ll hold it against you if you don’t congratulate us πŸ˜‚

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37 thoughts on “Celebrating 20 years!

  1. Congratulation Jessica βœ¨πŸ˜πŸ’Happy Meeting Anniversary πŸŽ‰πŸ˜Ί Wish you both love and love and more love ahead πŸ€—πŸ₯‚ Don’t care what the world wants from you, care what you want for you, there is no right moment 😍 the moment we choose is right ☺️❀️ Have a good day πŸŽ‰πŸ€—

    1. Thank you so much Simon <3 I'm very late with this reply but thank you so much for your wishes πŸ€—

      1. It’s okay, we are far, but still close through technology πŸ€— I’m grateful for that, it’s never late

        1. Nothing is more dangerous than an author clever with words. You are haha but I agree πŸ€—

          1. πŸ˜… Is that a compliment ? ☺️πŸ€ͺ it is πŸ€—β€οΈThank you πŸ₯°

          2. Oh, maybe the words are lame but it’s definitely a compliment 😁

  2. Congratulations, Jessica! My wife and I also celebrate the day we met (this year will be number 43!). I wish you and your fmaily continued happiness!

          1. 🀣 I didn’t think of that! Of course that happens.

            My first date was completely different. My husband is an extrovert filled with confidence so he basically spoiled me from the first date, so awkward moments happened on the wedding day instead. Gosh, thanks for making me laugh.

  3. An anniversary is really good excuse for a short vacation, especially in these times. Travel has always been one of the binding things in the relationship.

    1. Unfortunately travelling isn’t an option these days, but when love is true anything can be fun and can be use to bond.

    1. This post was scheduled so long ago that it was posted without my knowledge. I forgot about it until it was already up. Anyway, now I’m truly back to blogging. I will not be the same active but I’ll be regularly dropping by πŸ™‚

  4. Big congratulations to both of you! And wish you lots and lots of years ahead of love, friendship, understanding and respect! πŸ’•πŸ’•
    I’m glad that you’ve decided to go for your happiness! Sometimes if we don’t think at us, nobody will do it, not even family.
    I did not had my dream wedding either just the civil ceremony, because was never the right moment but I don’t give up. You still can have your dream wedding anytime you want! Doesn’t mean that if you’re married already you cannot do other ceremonies how you want them and where you want them πŸ˜‰ My dream wedding is on the beach and I’m a hippie too 😁😁

    1. I agree. It’s never too late. A second wedding is not less exciting. I hope we both get our dream wedding one day. A beach one sounds great too <3

  5. Happy Meeting Anniversary! Sounds like a tough childhood. I’m glad you survived it. And ain’t it nice to have spent so much time with someone who doesn’t abuse you, but treats you good?

    1. Super late reply. But yes, it’s wonderful to be with someone who loves me. Thanks Tippy ❀️

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