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The changing relationships with friends and family when planning a wedding

Whilst planning a wedding is incredibly exciting , there can also be moments that makes us feel stressed and under pressure. It makes sense that wedding planning and some of the key decisions that you need to make are going to make you feel stressed out , but what surprises many couples on the run-up to the big day is how the relationships that you have with family and friends can change.


They say that wedding planning and weddings themselves will bring out the best and worst in people and we have to say that we totally agree.


Here at Wedding Angels, we are there to take all the tasks that a wedding planner can do to make your big day even more special. However, one thing that we might not be able to help with are these tricky relationship hurdles, but we do completely understand.


We believe that if you know what to expect, this can make it that little bit easier to bear, which is why we have put together this blog post about the changing relationships with friends and family when you are planning a wedding.



Those around you might have their own expectations of your big day


One of the most important things to remember about your wedding day is just that it is your wedding day. This means that you should make decisions that are all about you both as a couple.


Whilst this may seem obvious, those around you may have their own ideas on what you "should" include on your wedding day. They may not necessarily voice these expectations to you both, but when they don't agree with your plans, they can often feel put out, which can sometimes lead to conflict.



It can be costly


Another things to remember when it comes to getting married is that it can be expensive not only for you but also for those closest to you. There is a real honour that comes with being asked to be an important part of someone's special day, but this can come at a cost.


When you total up the cost of buying an outfit, accessories, and of course, possible hen or stag do's and then attending the big day itself, things can really start to mount up. Those who you have asked to be a part of your special day may find these costs a little too much for their budget, but the last thing that they will want to do is upset you. This could then lead to resentment, which is never going to be good for your relationship.


Things get stressful


One of the main reasons that weddings can have an impact on your relationships is that they can cause a whole lot of stress for you as a couple. The last thing that you want to do is fall out with people, when you feel that you are under a lot of pressure, but you may end up getting snappy and cross, with this frustration being aimed at the wrong people.


The best that you can do if you want to keep your relationships protected when you are planning a wedding is to be patient, kind and understanding, even when you feel that you are completely overwhelmed with the entire wedding planning process.


This is where the support of a wedding planner whether for just Wedding Management Day or for Full Wedding Planning can help to relieve the stress of planning and having a wedding! So contact us today for a free consultation.



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