5 Things You Have to Do After Getting Engaged
December is the most popular month to get engaged in. More specifically, the holiday season. This can make the most special time of the year even more important.
Getting engaged is the first step towards changing the rest of your life. You go from being a girlfriend to a fiance planning your wedding and soon to be a bride and then a wife. It’s a lot to take on and can be potentially overwhelming.
Relax, take a breath, and follow these five steps after you get engaged.
Savor and Enjoy
First of all, congratulations! You’re marrying your true love, your soul mate. This is exciting, and you should take the time to enjoy that fact. Savor the joy you feel and live in the moment with your new fiance.
That adrenaline-filled, heart-racing moment of the proposal will only happen once. So soak up that feeling and relish it. You can share the news and post it on social media later.
Announce in the Right Order
We get it, you’re excited and want to shout your good news from the rooftops. But there’s a proper way of doing this! When you’re ready to come out of your engagement happiness bubble, you need to share the good news with your family first.
Then you can share with close friends that are like your family. When everyone close to you knows, then you can start posting on social media and sharing with the news with the world.
Size and Insure the Ring
Unless you were a part of the buying process, your ring is probably not the right size. The sooner you get it resized, the better. You don’t want to wear your new ring, and you can’t do that if it’s constantly sliding off or cutting the circulation off to your finger.
It’s also a really smart idea to have the ring insured. This will prevent you from having to buy another ring out of pocket should the dreaded happen. Insurance is usually affordable and should be easy to get since your loved one should have all of the paperwork from the purchase.
Plan Your Engagement Party
If you decide that you want an engagement party, now is the time to make that decision and start planning it. If you know who you want in your wedding party, now is the time to ask them. They can help you plan the party and take some of the pressure off of you.
Plan the Wedding
Now that you’ve gone through the first four steps, it’s time for the big event! Whether you want a long or short engagement, eventually, you’ll have a wedding. It’s smart to start thinking about what you want and planning to make the process easier down the road.
If wedding planning isn’t your thing, you have options. Cruise weddings are the unique marital twist you’re looking for. The cruise line will take care of all of the details, and you have a wedding and honeymoon built into one.
Congratulations on Getting Engaged
Getting engaged is an exciting and life-changing time; don’t forget to pause and enjoy the moment. Once you do that, then you can get down to business and start planning your engagement party and wedding.
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