I’ve reached a time in my life when it seems as though all my friends are either married or planning a wedding, and it's been fascinating to see which route each of them took with the ceremony and their reception. Some went all-out with huge, traditional ceremonies, while others opted for more intimate and smaller affairs. However, what they all had in common what that they seemed to know what they wanted right away — and not one confessed “I don't dream about a wedding,” because they had been picturing it in their mind for years.
But what if you haven't? What if you don't have the slightest idea of what kind of wedding you want because it's never really been something you thought about — or even that you want, like, at all? Is that weird? Aren't you supposed to dream about your wedding? Don't panic, because Anita Chlipala, licensed marriage and family therapist and author ofFirst Comes Us: The Busy Couple's Guide to Lasting Love, tells Elite Daily you’re not alone. “It is common to not dream of a wedding,” says Chlipala, and that's likely because you may have different priorities, she explains. The fact is, weddings aren't for everyone, and that's totally OK. But if you're not sure why you've never fantasized about your wedding day, here's what Chlipala says that could mean.