A Declaration of Love
Congratulations on your wonderful news! What an exciting time for you to start planning your wedding!
You may be feeling pure elation and eager anticipation, or you may be surprised to find that you feel numb from it all. Regardless of what you’re feeling, take heart: You are at the very start of a major, albeit exciting, life transition. There isn't one “right” way to feel about planning your wedding or getting married.
Instead of charging head-on in to your wedding planning or making a thousand phone calls to share the news, set aside time today to sit quietly and savor the many emotions running through your mind. The more you can stay in touch with how you’re feeling, the more you’ll be to navigate every twist and turn of this thrilling, life-changing ride.
DID YOU KNOW? Nearly 80% of couples polled in a 2006 American Express survey reported that they felt the financial aspects of planning a wedding were stressful, with 26% describing it as “very stressful. But don't fret—in the coming weeks, you'll learn to set a budget so that your wedding planning goes as smooth as possible.