You're finally engaged! You've found that special person that you want to spend the rest of your life with. Your whole relationship was gradually built to the exciting moment when he/she finally proposed to you! And now...well, now what?
Well, now the floodgates have opened, and everyone you know wants to help you plan the wedding. Sure, it's great that so many people care about your big day, but it can get overwhelming, real quick.
With so many people, providing so much to consider, plan for, and decide on, it's easy to get caught up in the madness, and forget to leave quality time to just enjoy your relationship. After all, the point of all this is to celebrate yourselves, as a couple, right?
Here are our 2 sure-fire tips for an enjoyable engagement:
1. Hire a Wedding Planner
You can help alleviate the stress of coordinating your wedding by hiring a professional wedding planner. These individuals will listen to your vision and help make it a reality. They have the connections and expertise to deliver incredible results. Hiring a professional, to plan your wedding, also relieves pressure from outside sources to do things a certain way. Here's a few options from The Knot, for wedding planning in our area.
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2. Set a Weekly Date Night
Fill the rest of the week with work, stress, and wedding stuff, because this weekly tradition involves the two of you focusing on having fun together. It's important to set aside quality time, to enjoy each other's company, on a regular basis. Although it can be hard to turn off the light switch of wedding planning, you'll thank us later for suggesting this. Give it a try!
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I'm sure you're thinking, "That's it?" Our answer is...yes. It doesn't take a genius IQ to have a fun and rewarding engagement period. The main thing we'd like to stress is simply: Remove distractions and remember the reasons you fell in love. If you can do this, you'll have a great time with your future spouse, even during the height of a wedding planning frenzy!
For more tips on wedding planning, read our post: Planning Your 2016 Wedding. And for more on us, visit our website: candidbrilliancemusic.com, or follow us on Facebook! Have a great engagement!
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