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I knew I felt off, but it took a long time to ask why.

I found almost no resources to help me understand whether or not my decision to break off the engagement was the right one. Our relationship was based on mutual fear, not love or support. Just as the decision to get married is very personal, the decision to end an engagement is only something you will know how to do. Even if you went through with the wedding, the money is still gone.

And that is what a boyfriend and girlfriend relationship helps us discover.

PART 7: From 'Hi' to 'I Do' in a Year » Let's talk first (and briefly) about the decision whether to marry a particular person.

Let's say you're afraid to call it off because you bought a dress, booked a venue, and forked over thousands of dollars to the videographer, photographer, caterer and so on. If you think you'll lose a few friends or piss off some family members, you are absolutely correct. After I broke off the engagement, I had time for myself. It felt like I had taken a big test and now there was nothing I could do — fate was no longer in my hands.

Huge changes like this tend to make others (not to mention ourselves! The discomfort comes from the fear of isolation and being forced to see that we don’t have as much control over reality as we like to think we do. Shortly after getting engaged, I became very fatigued. I’m not talkin’ snuggle-in-the-corner-of-a-sofa-and-read-time. At that point, the only thing I could do was find my own bliss.

We see people getting married in a few months and end up divorcing in a few years when marriage is suppose to be till death.

point of view, it’s suppose to be the most important relationship in the life of a human being.

It means to share your most deepest and intimatemoments with who you lovefor as long as you live.

I was very fortunate — young, healthy and dating a man who would do anything for me.

After an elaborate surprise proposal (involving horses and a giant sapphire), we were both lawyers on the rise and building our American Dream.

“You cannot take a month’s time frame, to consider a decision of a life time.

In fact, a year is still not enough time to make a choice that is going to affect you for the rest of your life, and in every aspect of your life.” Marriage is a synonym of permanent. Unfortunately, modern culture has change its meaning because they have devalued its purpose.

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