For most brides, the elation of engagement is accompanied by a cocktail of unexpected emotions: Anxiety about making a lifelong commitment. Sadness about leaving their single life behind. Confusion when even simple decisionsshould we serve chicken cordon bleu or beef Wellington?bring them to tears. Worst of all, since everyone around them expects them to be happy, few brides feel theres anyone to turn to with these conflicting feelings.
Written by one ofModern Brides 25 Trendsetters of 2006and targeting the 2.5 million women who get engaged each yearEmotionally Engagedis the only book geared toward helping brides survive their engagements and emerge as stronger, happier, better- adjusted married women. In the book, Allison Moir-Smith shares her threestage, tried-and-true process from her workshops and individual therapy sessions, along with the stories of over a dozen brides-to-be and newlyweds, helping readers transform their bridal blues into bridal bliss.