It was a decade ago that Cynthia Bailey walked down the aisle in her first wedding and said “I do” to Peter Thomas (the wedding was, of course, featured on RHOA; they divorced in 2017). And with her wedding to Mike Hill just days away (October 10, to be exact), The Real Housewives of Atlanta bride-to-be revealed how she feels going into marriage No. 2.
“I feel just as excited and optimistic as I did leading up to my first marriage. What’s different is that I’m different. I’m older, I’m 53 years old. I’m wiser. The only way to learn how to be a wife is to be one, and that was my first experience. I now know what I want and what I don’t want in a relationship, in a marriage,” she told Page Six in a recent interview. “For years, I said very publicly that I’d never get married again, but God had other plans. I met Mike Hill!”
Obviously the world at large is also a different place than it was when Cynthia last married. She will wed Mike amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The couple is taking planning and protocols quite seriously. “Instead of focusing on the accessories in my hair or what kind of food we’re going to have, Mike and I have been putting most of our wedding energy into COVID-19 protocols,” she said. “And we ain’t playin’ around.”
Clearly these two are excited for their next chapter:
In addition to looking to the future, Cynthia has been sharing memories from the early days of her courtship with Mike on Instagram as they get closer and closer to their big day.
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