Yes, we know many of you are toying with the idea of getting married - whether now or sometime in the future. There are many considerations that come into play, of course, but we thought we would make you a bucket list of things to try out while you’re still un-hitched! This, ladies, is our list of 20 things things to do before marriage. Go ahead, try them out!
Try new hobbies, new jobs, Essentially, push yourself to try as many new things as possible without anyone else around to judge you. Basically, face your fears.
It sounds obvious, we know, but you need to dip your feet in the sea before you settle for your very own swimming pool ;)
It’ll ultimately help you grow up and show you why sometimes things don’t work out.
Trust us, a good (adult) relationship with your parents will come in handy after you’re married, for when (if) things aren’t working out quite as you expected.
So you know you can keep something besides yourself alive.
It’ll teach you that sometimes it’s refreshing to be alone and it’ll help you clear your head.
You may never be able to devote quite as much time and attention to your job ever again.
Whether it’s an MBA or a PhD, it’s so much easier to concentrate on finishing your degree without a husband to attend to or in-laws who demand your attention.
You haven’t lived until you’ve done the walk of shame. :)
It’s the first step to loving and appreciating your spouse as much! Be comfortable in your own skin and learn to enjoy your own company.
After all, how can you get married without knowing how to cook aloo gobi! ;)
Travelling usually brings out the best and the worst in people.
Once significant others come into the picture, it’s largely about people bringing their partners along!
If you’re sceptical about living alone, get a roommate! Learning how to run a household on your own is important.
Crazy short hair, black boots with neon stripes - go crazy before your man and his family start tut-tutting their disapproval.
Not only is it healthy, but you’ll also thank yourself when you can wear that sexy little blouse at your sangeet.
Yes, it’s impossible to find someone who ticks every box on your checklist but you don’t need to settle for someone who’s no where near what you had in mind.
We’re not saying disregard how he looks entirely(!), just don’t judge a book by its cover.
It’s getting along and making a relationship work over months and years that is hard. Commit to putting in that effort.
There’s no better way to test and strengthen your relationship and find out if you are truly compatible.