‘Newlyweds: The First Year’ Finale: 5 Marriage Lessons From the Season

by Melissa Chapman 22 hours ago

Last night the season finale of Newlyweds: The First Year culminated with a Watch What Happens Live reunion. I was thrilled all the couples survived their first year of marriage and still seem committed to their unions. As I watched these newlyweds navigate their first year of not-so-wedded-bliss, the floodgates on my own newlywed year burst open. Like them, I was in for a VERY rude awakening 14 years ago.


Under the impression that marriage was going to be rife with unicorns, rainbows, and birds chirping, I envisioned marriage as sweet as my buttercream wedding cake frosting and as sexy as our Hawaiian honeymoon. I could not have been more off the mark. Continue reading