The wedding dress
Ben, a struggling DJ with no money, proposed the night before Felicity flew home to Melbourne. They had been going out for two years. When he proposed, she thought marriage was exactly what she wanted.
|Back in Melbourne, her grandmother insisted on paying for the dress.
|Her mother knew a fashionable young dressmaker. Felicity sketched a design, and as the dressmaker gradually put it together, Felicity became carried along by it all. Now she wonders why she stayed away from London for so long.
|She returned to London ready to marry. But things had changed.
|For three months she told herself that everything would be OK. Then during another silly argument, Ben finally said it.
|Felicity begged him not to leave her. So they stayed together until, a month later, she finally said, ‘Well, you’re actually right. It was a heartbreaking decision. Everyone back home knew she had left to get married. She felt she would disappoint all of them.
|That is when she realized she had just become caught up in everything. Ben and Felicity are still friends. She is in another relationship now.
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