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After slipping ring in your love’s finger, the next step is to start wedding planning. As it’s a new beginning of your life you have to plan your wedding with your fiancé and it will be the first thing you will do as a couple. It’s a time of fun and love as you plan your big day and work with your partner as a team.
Further in your life when you will look back at this time you will enjoy the memories with your partner. Spend most of your time with future spouse and openly discuss the wedding arrangements and share the burden of preparations. Otherwise, if you are going to do it single-handedly you will not enjoy this unique phase of your life and feel stressful.
As marriage is sharing of life with your spouse, start sharing your responsibilities before your wedding day. This planning will bring your love closer to you and you will not feel stressed while planning. Let us present you with some tips to plan your wedding and to make it less stressful.
If you can afford an efficient wedding planner, hire him for your wedding preparations. Your planner will plan a whole thing for you according to your budget and relieve you from the stress. Take your partner with you and have a meet up with your planner. Give him a complete picture of your dream wedding and give your combined decision.
Sit with your spouse and discuss all major and minor details of your wedding. Work as a team with your partner and just divide the responsibilities. Communicate your ideas to your fiancé and manage preparations together. This way your spouse will act as a stress reliever.
As your big day is approaching, your stress levels will definitely be high so hit the gym. Go to the gym with your spouse and get in shape so that you can look your best at your big day.
Just maintain a diary and add all details of preparations in it. Write your budget, your checklists, guest lists, targets, venues and dates in the diary. Being organized will help you avoid stress and you are always going to have all the information with you which can prove to be handy.
Always be open to the opinions of your family and friends. If you feel stressed out talk to your parents, as they are the experienced party and value their opinion. If someone wants to be helpful appreciate their concern and involve them in preparations, as you want extra hands to complete the arrangements. This way you will feel relaxed and less stressful.
If there is a trend of family heirlooms in your fiancé’s family, appreciate it. You can use accessories, veils or even wedding gowns of your mother or your fiancé’s mother as these heirlooms will give you a classy look and it will also be cheaper for you.
You can also borrow wedding decorations from your recently wedded family or friends as these decorations are costly and will add to your stress.
As you all know, a wedding is a once in a lifetime event. Just enjoy its preparations and work with your fiancé to make it memorable and relieve your stress by sharing your worries.
A millenial mom (of two boys) who has passion in makeup and motherhood in between.