This past month Brooke Burke married her fiance of 5 years, David Chavet. They’ve been engaged 5 years! And that’ll be the exact amount of years I’ve been engaged to Mark. 5 years on November 21st. Mark purposed after dating for a year & a half. It was really quick & after our engagement it was like I was still in the dating phase & didn’t want to rush into it. If you don’t know Mark, he is the guy who doesn’t waste any time & if he talks about doing something he does it! He doesn’t waste any time. That’s 1 of the top things I LOVE about him!!!!! I look back at our relationship which started in June 2005 & a month later we were on our 1st vacation together to Miami & 6 months later we were on another flight leaving Ohio (for good – we just didn’t know that at the time) to travel for 2 & a half years
So 5 years of being happily engaged – what’s the difference right? We’ve traveled, we’ve had a house, cars, vacations… we’ve shared everything that a married couple would. Why do we need a piece of paper?
What matters is that Mark & I are on the same page, we’re happy & we love each other. I know I have the best guy in the world & he’s mine & I’m his. We’re so happy with the way it’s been.
This past couple months have been catching myself saying “I want to get married!” “I want my parents to see me walk down the isle.” “I’d be so happy if all my family came together on my wedding day.”
The way Brooke explained her wedding “It was pure love, commitment, and romance that lead me to marry David in such a picture perfect way… But this day was a long time coming, beautifully staged, and totally meant to be.” Sounds so romantic, doesn’t it
I guess now that I’m 30 years old, I’m ready And it’s definitely hit me now seeing friends & cousins getting married. It’s a special occasion & I want to experience it with Mark. We got engaged while taking our 1st 2 & a half year travel trip, what better time than our “5 Year Travel Trip” to get married!!?!
5 years must mean something special to us