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(Closed) Family not excited about the engagement/wedding.
Getting engaged is a major milestone and a huge life decision — and it's also incredibly exciting! But what if not everyone is as enthusiastic as you are? Our experts weigh in on what to do if your parents aren't excited about your engagement. It can be a serious blow when the people you're closest with aren't thrilled about your engagement, even more so if they don't approve of it at all. And while your first instinct might be to say you don't care what they think and to run off together, there might be more to their disapproval than you think.
Get used to the idea that no one will be as excited for your wedding as you and your fiance. Some family and friends may be happy and show their excitement, but unfortunately, what you have described is far more common. Don't take it personally. Enjoy this new phase of your life and share your excitement with your fiance. My mom isn't a get excited person either! I am soooo excited and all she has said is don't waste your money on the wedding day and you guys are practically married anyway why don't you just go to the court house.
Getting engaged can be depressing. There, I said it. Awesome, definitely, but you know, a lot. Like many women, I'd pictured the moment my then-boyfriend would propose to me. It was a foregone conclusion that we would spend our lives together. So, as he proposed on that lawn, I tried hard to make myself cry. He was, and I wanted to be there with him in that moment.
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Yep, you're going to be hearing that a lot, and doing much congratulatory kissing and drinking Champagne, even if you're not the one getting engaged over the next few weeks. - So far, engagement 's been sort of a bummer for this Save the Date reader My boyfriend of three years proposed two weeks ago.
Claire here, BTW. And as someone who got engaged in October, I can firmly verify that the last three months, have been an exciting time of lapping up all the loveliness, and trying my hardest not to make any sweeping statements, big commitments or major decisions! Someone I know did this. It did not go down well. Having a few hours to bask in your secret news is pretty fantastic!