Hello everyone! I’m kind of in a pickle. Me and my husband went to the courthouse and got married in Sep. of 2020. We did not have a traditional wedding like we wanted to due COVID. But we would like to do something for our family and friends that obviously couldn’t be at the courthouse with us. I’ve always wanted a traditional wedding with the beautiful dress and everything. But idk what to do. I guess I’m just thinking about what others would think.Help! Give me some ideas!❤️
A friend of mine got married in his backyard with just immediate family and the bridal party. They plan on having their larger wedding this year with all of their guests. I don't see an issue with it as long as you are honest with your guests about already being married. I personally can't wait to celebrate with my friend.
I think there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t have the wedding you’re imagining! Paperwork is important and all but celebrating your love with all your nearest and dearest is an important part of the process as well. To me anyway! My FH and I went to the courthouse sometime in October, basically to get the green card process started. Our wedding is September 25th and I see no need to inform my guests we already went to the courthouse because it was just signing a few documents haha. I still call him my fiancé! My point is, these are strange times and you should do what makes your heart happy without feeling awkward/guilty/weird/inauthentic etc etc. 😊
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Oh absolutely! I found a Marchesa dress I fell in love with, and I’ve got seven bridesmaids. He’s got six groomsmen so someone is doubling up haha. We also planned a Friday meet and greet and Sunday brunch since it’s a destination wedding. I haven’t “toned anything down” because we already did the courthouse thing, because I want all the bells and whistles of a wedding! 😂❤️
I agree with a poster above that you should have a giant celebration for a vow renewal in 2022. Do what you would have loved to have done originally... big wedding, beautiful venue, dancing, gorgeous dress. You will make great memories and never have to felt that you missed out.
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Me and you are in the same boat! Me and my Fiancé got engaged on 1/29/2021 and we are planning on getting married the the court next mont. Due to starting his green card process. Then we will be having are big destination wedding 2/26/22. With absolutely all the bells and whistles.
We had to push back our wedding to November of this year and will have a super intimate ceremony and champagne/cake reception of around 15. We're not doing a big vow renewal/anniversary party afterwards but that's because we want to spend that money towards a house and adoption. If having a big wedding makes sense for you two, do it! There's no right or wrong, it's what makes sense for the couple.