By Jennifer Chen
To quote Ben Affleck at last year's Oscars when he talked about his marriage to Jennifer Garner, "It's good. It is work but the best kind of work." But like anything that takes hard work (exercising, binge TV watching, owning a cat), it's totally worth it. Why do you think lesbian and gay people are fighting so hard to get married? Because marriage is awesome. If you're knee deep into wedding planning and can't take it any more, take a deep breath, keep calm, and read on.
1. Some days being married feels like a pile of puppies.
I could say something flowery about love, but really, some times you feel giddy like there's a pile of puppies waiting to trample you because this amazing person loves you AND you get to sleep with them.
2. You have mental telepathy to convey how you really feel.
Through just one look, I can tell my husband, "I am so hungry. Please get me food before I murder someone." You have a special kinship that defies words. This is