Take A Break From Wedding Planning
Brides, tell ’em — planning ain’t easy!
We all have an idea, even if just a hint, of what we want our wedding day to be like. It could be as basic as a big inexpensive party with lots of people. That’s where we started. Most of the engagement is spent planning the wedding, but remember that you should also be growing closer to each other through pre-marital counseling and just enjoying each others company. Remember, it’s not only about planning. You need some time to spend together without the stress and pressure of the wedding, but instead the excitement of your engagement.
If you’re at the beginning of your budget, I’d like to suggest planning a “break-cation.” This is NOT the bachelorette party or the bridal shower. I am suggesting a full day or an overnight get-a-way for you and the fiance. A pre-honeymoon, maybe. At the same time you’re overwhelmed, he’s likely more annoyed than you realize with wedding talk. Make plans for a trip before the stressful days ahead arrive.
In the midst of my plans, I started to feel lost. I started to feel alone. I felt like, before I even started my sentence, if it looked like I was going to mention the wedding he seemed annoyed. Or maybe I just felt that way because I was getting overwhelmed and annoyed myself. I found myself completely consumed by the wedding, unable to focus on anything else.
I needed a break to reset my brain. Luckily, right around this time we decided to go to Hilton Head Island. It was a much needed trip. We went bike riding! See our adventure HERE.
Need ideas on what to do? Check these out.
Nature Lovers visit another state or a part of your state you’ve never seen.
- Go hiking with your phone on airplane mode
- Ride a bike
- Visit Luray Caverns, or another natural site
- Cloud 9 Living experiences like learn to fly a plane
- Indoor Sky Diving
- Pick the cheapest flight around the country and spend the day in a new city
- Couples massage and spa
- Take a day cruise like Spirit Cruises
- Take a couples retreat to the Pocono Mountains
What are your ideas for a “break-cation?”