By Nic Baird
Season seven Bachelorette Ashley Herbert and fiancé J.P. Rosenbaum got hitched Saturday in Pasadena, Calif., according to People. The couple are only the second in the franchise’s 24 seasons to tie the knot after the finale. Bachelor and Bachelorette alumni Ali Fedowsky, Emily Maynard, and Jason and Molly Mesnick were in attendance, and franchise host Chris Harrison officiated the ceremony. “Today is all about our friends and family,” Herbert said.
What are some ways to celebrate your love without getting married?
It might not be the right time to get married, or maybe you’re not that concerned with the institution. Either way, there are many ways you can deepen your love with your partner. Follow your heart, and prioritize your happiness:
1. Moving forward: Both of you should want to see your relationship develop. Finding ways to spend more time together, and bringing your lives closer are benefits you can find without marriage. Make time for your partner and find new ways to enjoy their company.
2. Children: A child is a huge commitment, and shouldn’t be considered lightly. Many times a baby can pop into your life unexpectedly. No matter how it happens, a child is a celebration of your love. You might feel pressure to get hitched, but giving a baby the significance it deserves is most important.
3. Special occasions: Spending the holidays with your loved ones shows their importance in your life. Making Valentine’s Day and anniversaries special with thoughtful celebrations will reflect the love you share.
How does your partner remind you of their love? Share your experiences below!