If you have a relationship/dating question I can help answer, you can send me your letters at New readers, welcome to Dear Wendy, a relationship advice blog. You can also follow along on Facebook and Instagram. Plenty of couples mark many milestones together before deciding whether to take the leap from dating to mating.I jump in," Kidman recently told magazine of her lightning-fast wedding. When she met singer Keith Urban in 2006, she grabbed the opportunity (and her man) and the couple was married less than a month after their first date.“I’m spontaneous.
When they finally met at a party, they realized their friends had been right all along. Neither of us were really looking for a life partner when we met, but we were both a little freaked out by how right it felt."My advice: "If you feel it in your bones that he's the one, go for it.It doesn't just happen."Amanda Sarbin How we met: Overcoming all the dating site stereotypes of awkward innuendos and embarrassing typos, Amanda met Travis Sarbin online.Their first conversation lasted eight hours, most of which she says was spent quoting (heck, yes! But since they lived in different states, they had to fly to see each other.How I knew: "We were 18 and thought we were responsible adults in love."My advice: "If you can, wait.Marriage isn't going anywhere and while there are numerous lovely stories about runaway romance, most relationships don't end that way.How I knew: "We knew there wasn't anyone else out there who would put up with either of us," Sarbin jokes.My advice: Sarbin says it's all about overlooking small faults and keeping the playfulness in the relationship. " (Before you tie the knot, make sure you and your S. have these 3 Conversations You Must Have Before 'I Do.')Barbara Jacobs How we met: When Target manager Barbara met K-Mart stocker Jim, their retail rivalry didn't get in the way of love." So they marched down to the Justice of the Peace and made it official.My advice: "Treat each other with respect and always be honest," Jacobs says, adding, "Okay, sometimes I would go shopping and leave purchases in the trunk to avoid discussion, but if asked I would have confessed!After the third time in two months, the couple decided it would be easier to just make it official.So Amanda moved to Colorado and they hosted a backyard barbecue where a few surprised friends witnessed their nuptials.