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What One Year of Being Married Has Taught Me

Juan and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary in August last year. It was an important milestone for us, so we celebrated the special occasion by taking a short trip to Puerto Rico. The trip was also to commemorate a double celebration as it was also Juan's birthday. We love double celebrations! It just so happened that the 'Ricky Renuncia' protests took place while we were there and I did what any responsible netizen would do — I dove right into the action to capture this historic event.



So, how about some real talk? 

Ever since our first anniversary, I've wanted to share what I've learned about marriage so far. To begin with, the moment you're married your life isn't just about you anymore. Juan and I think about how almost every decision we make could affect each other — from how much money one spends on clothes, books and house plants (obviously, this is about one of us more than the other) to how late one should stay at work. We want to protect e…

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