October 20th

Suffering from post-wedding blues? You're not alone — psychotherapist and author Sharon Gilchrest O'Neill tells us that she's seeing more clients experiencing this than ever before thanks to the extreme nature of weddings these days.

"As much as every bride wants her day to be perfect, and have all the events flow without a glitch, acquiesce to reality a little. Promise yourself that the 'blips' will not get in your way of enjoying every moment." She adds: "There is a certain fantasy element in thinking about one's wedding. It's important to understand that when we have looked forward to something for so long, there will always be a little bit of a natural let-down, psychologically." Check out more of her tips at ashortguidetoahappymarriage.com.

Plus, find out how other brides Beat the Post-Wedding Blues.

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