(Closed) Am I getting ahead of myself?

posted 8 years ago in Reception
  • poll: How long did you wait before planning?
    I started right away : (8 votes)
    27 %
    I started before getting engaged : (13 votes)
    43 %
    I waited a few weeks : (8 votes)
    27 %
    I waited until the 11th hour : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    61 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    @Washingtonian:  I certainly did some research before I got my ring ๐Ÿ™‚ I knew that my boyfriend was going to propose so I wanted to get an idea of reception/ceremony venues, vendors etc so it wouldn’t be too overwhelming afterwards!

    Post # 4
    1006 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 1994

    Maybe a little bit. Ask what your fiance to be thinks about it.

    Post # 5
    814 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @Washingtonian:  if you both are commited to getting married, then you are engaged… a ring does not make you engaged– so go ahead plan away, technically you are engaged ring or not. 

    Post # 7
    1243 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @Washingtonian:  we actually found our venue about 2 months before we got engaged! We had been talking about getting married so we started looking to get an idea of what a reasonable budget was. 

    Post # 8
    455 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @Washingtonian:  No, it’s not weird to start looking at venuesYou’ve obviously discussed getting married and are planning on it. The ring is almost a technicality at this point. Go look at venues before they’re scooped up. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
    5622 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @Washingtonian:  We started planning as soon as he asked.. we really wanted to get started on it!

    He had asked with a solitaire ring his mother gave him specifically for the proposal, and then I picked out & ordered a ring that I wanted.. which came a few weeks later.

    So technically, I started planning before I got my actual ring!

    Post # 10
    945 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @Washingtonian:  We picked out the ring and ordered it, and while it was being made I started planning. Before that I had only had very vague ideas, because Im a girl and I like to fantisise ๐Ÿ˜› But the serious planning only started after the rings were ordered and we only started “looking and booking” after the ring was on my finger. This was also because I hate the questons when you dont have a ring on, but tell people youre engaged. They look at you like you’re nuts.

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