(Closed) Anyone else thinking about or already planning to elope?

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Me and Fi are seriously considering getting married in febuary without telling anyone…

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I thought about it not too long ago after a situation popped up.  FI convinced me not to make any quick decisions.  After I thought about it, I realized that I want my wedding that I’ve been planning since we got engaged.  

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

We might go to Vegas.  Haven’t quite decided just yet.  Either that or get married in our backyard.  We’ve been together 8 years and don’t want to spend a fortune on our wedding so we’ll see which one is more cost effective.  I don’t care as long as I get to marry him, wear a pretty dress, and see him in a tux 🙂

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I want to elope but he won’t go for it. Boo. Haha.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I don’t blame you, I’ve said it everytime I think of ppl I could care less about eating our hard earned money away at the reception, but I know if I eloped I would regret it 🙁 I’m still planning my kick butt honeymoon in naples, italy even if I had to feed those ppl fishsticks!!!

Post # 13
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I am!!  We are getting married on Oct 10, 2011 in the Gatlinburg area.  We both are private people and wanted it to be just us.  A couple of our friends are coming along and that’s it.  We have both been married before though and neither of us wanted a big wedding again. 

We rented a cabin and found a great officiant.  Everything was so easy!!  If you need any information feel free to contact me and I can try to help.  I can also let you know how it worked out when we get back home if you’d like.  🙂

Post # 14
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2012

My FI and I have really considered eloping, but I too would feel guilty not having my family there.  Looking back I think I would be upset that they weren’t there for our special day.  I have been engaged for 6 months and my twin sister got engaged 3 months before I did.  She just got married sept. 17.  So with that being said, I was very much involved in helping her plan her wedding, so I just can’t get into planning mine….:(  Nothing seems to be falling into place….it would be so much easier to elope.

Post # 15
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I thought about dropping the planning and eloping but I want a wedding too much. =/

I’m just so stressed out. 

I just feel like if we elope and my son isn’t there I’d feel terrible for the rest of my life but if my son is there he also needs someone to take him home while we head off to our honeymoon… If I have my grandmother there to take him then I have to have the rest of my close family and then the list keeps growing and turns back into a wedding. I’m ready to run away and elope on the beach but it would be harder than the wedding planning for me.

Post # 16
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

FI would be totally okay if we just went to our pastors office and got married like…yesterday. I have put way to much effort into planing our wedding now to do that though. But sometimes I do think it would be nice to just be married already and done with it! 

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