Weddings are nothing short of magical. You have the venue prepped up according to the theme, a program that involves dancing, glass-clinking, and merry-making, and most importantly, you have two people explicitly professing their love to one another.
What comes after that, however, is another story. Marriage has a different sort of magic (the cuddling, the companionship, and endless banters about practically anything under the sun), but it also involves dealing with a lot of issues head on.
Believe me, we first had a taste of the real world the night of the wedding. I was feeling really cranky because of my period, and we had to manage the meager finances that we have left after the wedding. We were bound for Palawan early morning the following day, and I was irritable, tired, and worried. How will we be able to manage our expenses as grown-ups when our wedding night was already welcomed by the intimidating presence of scarcity?
I have to admit, our relationsip is still a work in progress, and we're still trying to find our way around these issues. Here are five other obstacles we had to deal with upon getting married: