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six months of marriage.

Today (or, rather, yesterday...) marks six months of marriage between Josh and I. I realize that in the grand scheme of things, we are still just babies, but I thought I would go ahead and write down a few nuggets of wisdom I have gained in these six months with my bitchy brit, for posterity, if nothing else.

//Before you make a serious commitment like, say, getting sealed for eternity in a temple of God, make sure you have spent enough time getting to know one another. "Enough" is obviously a subjective term, as the timeline is different for everyone. For Josh and I, it only took two weeks of dating for us to know we wanted to be together forever. As soon as we agreed our relationship might end in marriage, we talked about things like career goals, parenting styles, how many children we might want, etc.

I have friends yet in their twenties who have already had marriages fail because they weren't honest with each other, or they didn't have the same long term goals. O…