You or your significant other recently asked the life-changing question: WILL YOU MARRY ME? I want to start out by congratulating you! This is ultimately going to be one of the best times of your life. However, I know that it can be stressful planning a wedding when you haven’t ever done it before! Let me, let you in on a few of my favorite 2023 Engagement Tips.
I promise, if you have that ring on your finger, you aren’t going to want to miss these!
Ready, set, go!
I wish that I could tell you that once the hype of your engagement starts to settle, you are set until your wedding. However, there are a few things that I have learned as a California-based Wedding Photographer that might just help you!
Listen, accidents happen!
The other day, I heard a story about a soon-to-be bride, who went to throw her gum out of her car window as she was driving. Her ring, being a size too big, flew off and found its way into the sewer drain.
It happens! But, it is important to be prepared!
You have a little bit of wiggle room as far as your date goes. Meaning, it isn’t going to be the end of the world IF you don’t know the “when” right away. Please note, though, that popular dates can book out 1 – 2 years in advance!
You also need to keep both sides’ parties into consideration when choosing a date.
You can’t book a single thing until you know what you both are okay spending. Anything related to finances can offer lead to some stressed feelings… So, the sooner you can hash this part out, the better.
Make sure to chat with your families. Figure out if you are getting support from them, or if you are going to front the purchases yourself.
Over the past few years, it has felt like engagement parties were starting to take a backseat. However, it is looking like in 2023, these parties are going to be the hot, new fad. As someone who loves a good engagement party, I have to say that I am so excited for them to start getting the hype they deserve again!
Once you have gotten all of the pressing matters out of the way, take some time to relax and reconnect as a couple. You are about to make one of the biggest steps as a couple, and it is important that the two of you enjoy every second of it.
Wedding planning will get stressful at times. Be sure to set aside time to reconnect.
I hope you found these 2023 Engagement Tips helpful! I hope that your engagement period is filled with tons of love, happiness, and rainbows!
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