The best advice I can give to couples planning their wedding

Hello and Happy Wednesday! :)

With spring right around the corner, many of you have weddings approaching quickly and are at the point of finishing up all those last minute details. Believe me when I say I understand it can be overwhelming. Take it from the girl who only had a 5 month engagement. Time flew by and before I knew it, my wedding day came. So, I have some really important advice for those of you who are feeling overwhelmed with wedding planning.

The most important thing to do, in my opinion, is to have date nights without wedding talk.  While planning your wedding, you have so many things going on and you’re spending a lot of time together planning, which is lovely, but spending all of your time only wedding planning can take a toll. It’s easy for family dinners to turn into conversation about your wedding plans and dinner with your fiancé to become stressful discussion about the guest list. Sometimes, it’s hard to have time away from it all. So, take a whole day (or at least a night) to go on a date with absolutely no wedding planning or talk. Do something fun to get your mind off of it and let loose. Hang out with your BEST friend and remember why you fell in love with each other.  You’ll find that you begin to relax and you actually end up being more productive the next time you sit down to plan your wedding because your mind is clear. When Justin and I were in the midst of wedding planning craze, Justin planned a few dates without any wedding talk and it was the most freeing thing. We were having a blast planning our wedding, but it was also exhausting. It was SO refreshing to take a night off and go out for dinner and ice cream and laugh until our stomachs hurt. It made us fall more in love with each other and become even more excited to get married. We always felt so much better. So, take time to have a date night and enjoy being with each other. Your relationship is far too important to let wedding planning stress you out. You deserve a night off and a time to relax. So have fun, relax, and enjoy being with each other. :)

And just for fun, comment below and share with me one of the most FUN dates you’ve ever been on! :)


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2 thoughts on “The best advice I can give to couples planning their wedding

  1. Might I add from a bridesmaid perspective …. Have a date night with your girlfriends and don’t talk about the wedding! We love that you’re getting married and love to help you plan but we need some quality time too!! ;) xoxo

  2. Something Simon and I agreed on when we first got engaged was to have a week without any wedding talk. It almost killed me but it let us enjoy the engagement and celebrate that together before we started talking guest lists. Our engagement was about 9 months. If it were longer I might have done 2 weeks or a month.

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