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Surviving Wedding Season

Tips For Saving The Sanity Of The Bride, Groom & All Involved

Wedding season is upon us! For the bride and groom, this is said to be one of the happiest days of their lives. If this happens to be you, then you’ve likely been looking forward to the big day for months. It is not unusual, however, if part of you can’t wait for the day to finally come and another part of you can’t wait for it to be over. This is because a wedding is not just an exciting and momentous event, but it can also be stressful and anxiety producing.

For the guests, while they may be excited to celebrate the union of their oldest and dearest of friends, there may also be some feelings of dread. Let’s face it, between gifts, outfits, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and travel costs, weddings can be both a financial and emotional drain. The important thing to never forget is the reason you are attending this wedding – to celebrate the union of two people you care about. Regardless of what role you are playing, the best strategy is to try to make the most of it.

Here are a few tips and strategies that may come in handy when you are the one getting married, a member of the bridal party, or simply a guest attending a wedding.

The (Soon-To-Be) Newlyweds

The Guests

Overall, it is important to remember to enjoy yourself, no matter what role you are playing. If the table linens are not the exact shade that you wanted or if the bridesmaids shoes don’t all match, just focus on the things that actually matter. At the end of the day – whether you are the bride, the groom, or a guest – a wedding is truly meant to be a celebration, so put your worries aside and most importantly… don’t forget to celebrate!

References: Washington Post

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