Wednesday Wednesday #11 | Names Unknown (Anonymous)
I married my soulmate on June 23, 2012. I had just turned 21 and he 24. We were discouraged from getting married because of our young age. No one understood why we were in such a “rush.” The family thought that I was pregnant. Others thought that I was just trying to get away from my parents. Didn’t anyone believe in love anymore? Love was our only reason. I was broken down and defeated but my husband was right there next to me saying, “We don’t need anyone’s support, we have each other. And only we know what’s best for us!” So despite everyone’s lack of support, I was able to pull through the days to our wedding day.
I remember my husband looking at me teary eyed as I reached the end of the aisle, and me holding back the tears because I knew that if I started crying I wouldn’t be able to stop. As I said my wovs I meant every word and I couldn’t wait for the moment when we would walk out of the church as husband and wife.
Now, as our first anniversary is approaching, I think about that day and how it changed both of our lives. I am the happiest and at my best with my husband. He inspires me and encourages me to do what makes me happy. He loves me like no one else ever could and I’m thankful that I have him in my life. I am so happy that we got married despite the discouragement from our friends and family. I get to wake up next to my best friend and soulmate and I get to say I love you every night, now, and for the rest of my life.
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