It's supposed to be the perfect day. Everyone says so.

For women, the indoctrination begins early: first with Disney movies - pre-woke-princess era of Elsa and Moana - then romantic comedies, watched at sleepovers with a dozen other swooning teenage girls. As women approach peak bridal age, targeted Facebook ads step in with the same message: At your wedding, you should be the happiest you've ever been.

Except maybe you're not.

Weddings consistently rank as one of the most stressful events in a person's life - right up there with divorce and major injury or death. But while most brides