from the desk of Ruby
A love story is a powerful and precious thing. It’s a foundational memory for a life-long partnership, a cause for celebration, and the origin of a new generation’s sense of identity and belonging.
That’s why you should WRITE IT down! Whether it’s for your wedding guests, you and your partner, or your family, there are many reasons why you should write down your love story.
📖 For your wedding guests, it’s a personal touch to make your wedding stand out in their memories.
💗 For the two of you, recording this foundational memory (your “origin story”) strengthens your bond.
👶 For your future kids, this artifact of family history will help them understand their roots and develop a deeper sense of identity and belonging.
First, your love story is the core reason for your wedding celebration. Sharing it is a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for the people in your life who have supported your relationship. Your wedding guests will appreciate learning more about the couple they are celebrating so that they can fully understand and enjoy the personalized elements of your ceremony, toasts, and other unique wedding details that you have designed with care.
Second, writing your love story is a beautiful and meaningful experience that will help you to remember the special moments and milestones in your relationship. It’s easy to forget the specific details and unique emotions of each stage in your journey, but taking the time to reflect and write your story down can strengthen your bond and help you to solidify shared memories. A written love story is a foundational touchstone you can both turn to at any moment to remind yourselves of the joy and love that you have for each other.
Finally, writing your love story can be a great way to encourage and inspire future generations. Children who know their family history, such as how their parents met and fell in love, are more confident and have a deeper sense of identity and belonging. Imagine how special it would be if you knew how your parents, grandparents and great-grandparents met and fell in love! You can create that legacy.
Writing down your love story is one of the most meaningful things you can do for your relationship and a beautiful way to keep your story alive for generations to come.
If you are looking for a wedding photographer, you should know I only take a limited number each year. I like to give my couples my full attention up to two weeks prior! Let’s schedule a free consultation and see if we’re a match!