“If I see one more ad for the perfect wedding dress, I might scream.” I sat at my desk, scrolling through my Facebook page while I talked to my best friend on the phone.
She laughed and asked, “Why are you looking at ads for wedding dresses?”
“I’m trying not to!” I couldn’t help but shake my head myself. For the past two weeks, it’s been a rarity not to have at least one ad on my Facebook feed for engagement rings, honeymoon destinations or – you guessed it – the perfect wedding dress. I’m recently divorced. No intentions of marriage in the foreseeable future. But Facebook doesn’t know that about me. All they know is that I started helping my sister plan her a few weeks ago.
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