Got Engaged? What Happens Now?

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Ah, the amazing feeling of being in love! There is nothing better than a good string of romance. Of course, this type of relationship takes a lot of hard work, effort and cooperation, in order to last. You’ll need to work alongside your partner, at all times, to ensure his or her total happiness. Remember that they would do the same for you, so don’t be lazy and make sure to put in the effort! When it comes down to it, everything will conclude, with a lavish wedding, but you’re not there yet. Got engaged? now what?

Break the News

Remember you aren’t the only one, who is going to be excited about this astounding news! Your friends, family, and neighbors will all want to know, but first, you’ll need to break the news to your parents. Don’t keep them waiting. They’re more than ready to be a part of the biggest moment of your life. Have some fun with it and surprise them in a fun and exciting way. Throw a surprise party and spring it on them. After this, the whole family will be in on the secret and it’ll be time to let the whole world know.

The Rings

Rachel and Ryan Wedding
Rachel and Ryan Wedding

There are plenty of things that will be remembered from your wedding, but you should take the time to protect your wedding rings. These accessories will be cemented on your fingers for many years to come. If something happens to one of them, it will be heartbreaking, but insurance can help protect the overall investment. At least, with insurance, you’ll be able to ensure that you can always replace the item, if something goes wrong. It can be costly, but it is certainly worth it.

Choosing the Date

Once of the biggest elements of wedding planning is choosing the perfect date. Make sure that you take the time to sit down with everyone, who is going to be involved. Everyone, and I mean everyone, should be involved in this discussion. Your parents, relatives and closest friends should all be included. With their help and their consideration, you’ll be able to choose a wedding date that will suit everyone.

Wedding Planning: Guest List

Next, it is time to begin inviting all of your potential guests. You’re going to want to invite everyone and anyone! Remember that this isn’t only your day. Others will be enjoying the festive as well. It is wise to get these invitations mailed out, as quickly as possible to ensure that your guests have plenty of time to prepare and make arrangements. Also, make sure to choose from nice, fancy decorations and use those. Your guests will love the effort and repay you in tenfold.

The Budget

Lets face it. The biggest problem with planning a wedding is the overall cost. Still, you should try to have, as much fun with it as possible! Still, you want to make sure that everything is just right. Therefore, you should take the time to save money, after engagement. This will help to ensure that you have more possibilities. Speak with your parents, since they might be willing to help finance the wedding. Figure out exactly how much you can spend, set the limit and follow it strictly! Still, you should always have fun regardless.


At the end of the day, wedding planning can be fun and hard, but it’ll always be worth it, when you get to experience the smile on your spouse’s face. Remember to plan everything with his or her feelings and recommendations in mind. Although it is your day, it is also theirs, which is why it is helpful to include them into everything.

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