(Closed) Conflicting timeline for engagement, wedding, honeymoon… help!

posted 5 years ago in 20 Something
Post # 2
2028 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Congrats on starting grad school! I am not in similar situation, but if it were me, I’d get married next summer, and wait for the honeymoon.

Post # 3
1494 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

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calikat:  We got married in October and we’re not going on our honeymoon until this summer, not because of financial reasons but because we didn’t want to travel to Europe during their Fall/Winter as it can be extremely cold (at least the countries we’re visiting). I am enjoying the wait and I think as long as it’s within the year you get married you will still be experiencing the honeymoon bliss 🙂

I don’t recommend going on the trip, planning your wedding, and going on your honeymoon in one summer because that might all be a little stressful to plan on top of going to grad school.

Post # 4
404 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

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calikat:  Having done grad school, I’d recommend going for the longer engagement and putting it off until after you finish. If anything, it’ll give you more time to save, because grad student stipends are not generous (if you even get one). They’re basically just enough to live off of, and maybe be able to sock away a little, like $50/paycheck or so.

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