I often tell people that even if I got paid, I wouldn’t relive the year my husband and I were engaged. We dealt with everything from family feuds, to jobs quit, and beyond. I probably cried more in that year than the rest of my life put together. Everyone talked about what a beautiful time it was, and all I could think about was how overwhelmed I felt. That year was more of a struggle than our first year of marriage, but I learned a lot through it. Here are 4 pieces of advice I would give to engaged couples: 1. Trust God―You don’t need to have everything figured out. We didn’t buy a house when we got married. We didn’t have a huge savings account.