By Kelly Rathburn
As a twenty-something, I’ve become intimately familiar with weddings. Attending them, being in them, rolling my eyes at them, etc. But it wasn’t until I started planning my own wedding that I realized just how insane you actually have to be to have one. Unfortunately, by the time I noticed, it was too late – the date had been chosen and the guest list had been alerted.
I’ve lost my chance, but I didn’t want my newfound knowledge to go to waste. Maybe it can save someone else from the pitfalls of wedding planning. The list below is in no way comprehensive or in order of importance, but provides a few reasons to consider bucking tradition and running away together instead (See? That sounds more romantic than a hotel ballroom already!).
- You get to keep your name.
Your first name at least. You can do whatever you want with your last name... Read More