I am generally speaking associated with the belief your wedding is certainly not constantly it should reflect you: your beliefs, your values, and your community about you, but. One of many reviews because that was one of our goals in planning the event that we heard most often about our wedding was: “It was so… you,” and I loved it. I do believe this is why We struggled a great deal with my emotions in regards to the Nigerian engagement ceremony that people had the before our wedding week. The whole occasion had been simply therefore maybe maybe perhaps not me personally, never.
This might be me personally right before the ceremony: unsure exactly how we feel and look (and my power to walk in those heels). Picture by Genevieve Burruss. Please realize, whenever it is said by me was not “me,” I do not suggest because i am maybe perhaps perhaps not Nigerian (although i am perhaps maybe not). After all that the aesthetic had been over-the-top and vibrant while I tend towards minimalist and quirky. After all that there have been duplicated sources to spiritual philosophy and cultural values that i actually do not share. After all that the (American) food had mushrooms I don’t like) and the accent color was pink (again, not a fan) in it(which. I happened to be in heels in place of flats with earrings that hurt my ears, and we also very nearly entirely missed supper for the costume modification. Continue reading “My Nigerian engagement ceremony”