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Who was the first person who heard you were engaged? Was it one of your friends, or a member of your family?
Gosh! It took us over a week to get everyone told! We got engaged Dec. 30 and started with my FH's best friend - we also asked him to be our officiant (he was on the way home) - then we told his parents. The next day we told my parents. Then we got on the phone and called all of my mom's side's aunts/uncles/cousins/grands, then his dad's side's ants/uncles/cousins. My dad's side was all together for New Years Day when we told them. His mom side was conveniently already having a get together later in the week so we waited to tell them all at once. The Wednesday after we got engaged we told his church congregation, then the following Sunday (7 days after the proposal day!) we told my congregation.FINALLY we were able to post it on facebook.
My parents watched it happen from afar and my FH told his parents before he done it. We called his parents after we did it. Then I called my only grandparent and then we told his grandparents. We talked to his sister and her fiancé while we was at his grandmas house. Everyone else found out through Facebook.
I sent texts to a few important people right away and then caught others up later. My brother was first. I had promised him he'd be first after he was last to know for another family member. Then each of my parents and a few of my closest friends. I had only admitted to one friend (who lives far away and couldn't spill the secret) that I had a good idea it was coming, so I told her right away too.
My mom was the first person I saw in person, but she already knew. My aunt was next and I got to surprise her which was fun.