Growing up, we all imagined what our life would look like once we hit the big 3-0, once we had kids, or once we got married. There's a lot to love about reaching all of those milestones. But as I reach them, I'm realizing more and more that I wish I had been more conscious of how much there is to love about the lead-up, too! Even some of the darkest moments -- breakups, fights, you name it! -- actually turn out to be beneficial in the long-haul.
Given all the hype and hoopla around finding The One and getting hitched, we often forget to focus on all the awesome things we can and should be doing for ourselves and our relationship before we say "I do." For that reason, I feel like every woman should have a pre-marital bucket list!
Here, 20 things every woman should try to do before tying the knot ...