I thought about a wedding, since traditionally that's what you're suppose to do too.
We bought our first house, instead of buying a day of celebration.
We opted to elope instead with a pancake brunch after.
I never had an engagement ring.
I thought about one, since traditionally that's what you're suppose to do, but decided, ultimately, that's not what I wanted. That's not me either.
Instead, 12 years ago, I picked him:
Now that's totally me.