We Tied The Knot

To everyone’s surprise, we finally tied the knot last Valentine’s day. It was just a simple ceremony at a local temple here in Jambi. It even only took one hour for the whole procession!

The ceremony here in Indonesia, we noticed, normally take time at the same day of the reception, but we think it’s completely okay to hold it at a different time just so that it is not very hectic on the morning of the party. So we chose Valentine’s Day because… why not?

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What We Think About Marriage

We never realized about this until we started planning for our own wedding. (Yes, we are getting married soon!!!) We found that people in general, are confused between marriage and the wedding party. It almost feels like without the glamorous party, there is no one getting married.

For us, marriage is just a way that people commit to each other. It’s a thing between the two when they’re saying “Hey, let’s do everything together from now on”. We can build our own house, we can travel around, we can live together without being judged, or have the kids of our own. We can do whatever we want, together. It’s like starting a new life…

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