(Closed) Is post wedding sadness a thing?!

posted 5 years ago in Married Life
Post # 2
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

cls9q:  Pretty much everyone I know who is married has gone through that phase, and even though I have encountered quite a few bumps in my planning process I expect the post-wedding sadness to hit.

Now you get to get back to ‘normal’. Establish some new routines and traditions before you move onto the next phase of your life. 🙂

Congrats Mrs!

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

cls9q:  I actually really enjoyed planning my wedding as well! But the last two weeks of planning, I was ready for it to be over with. I’m actually really glad that the whole thing has come and gone! 

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I’ve been married 5 weeks, and I miss parts of the planning and all the anticipation too.  I’m having a blast settling in as newlyweds, but I’ve now focused on new goals and plans like our next vacation or decorating the house. It helps knowing there’s always going to be something to look forward to together. 

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

cls9q:  

Many wives slip into post wedding blues. It is very normal and common. All of that anticipation and the high of your special day have worn off and now you are back to your regular life. 

Enjoy the newlywed phase with date nights and spending time together bonding. 

Congratulations! 

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

Im not even done planning and im worried about this. I love seeing all the dresses and rings. Its so exciting to watch everyone happy.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

cls9q:  Because of all of the issues I’ve wished most of my ‘planning time’ away. haha. I wish we would have eloped when Fiance suggested it!

But, I know the day of everyone will be happy and it will be ‘perfect’ and I will try to relax and take it all in!

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I got married about 5 weeks ago and I think because we got married right before two major holidays, we haven’t really gotten that post wedding sadness.  I also don’t really know what the sadness is supposed to come from.  Is is from not being the center of attention anymore, not receiving gifts, not having something to look forward to? I don’t know.  Either way, we don’t have it.

Post # 13
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Buzzing Beekeeper

If you miss wedding planning, you can always plan mine!

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I have post-wedding boredom. I did so much DIYing that I was always busy with some project or another. Now I have nothing to fill all my spare time. I need a hobby 🙁

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I think it’s just like with any major event or milestone. You build it up and look forward to it and spend lots of time and effort to make it perfect and then it happens and it’s just over and you kind of get deflated. You don’t have anything immediate to look forward to or put tons of energy into again. People aren’t fawning over you anymore or sending you expensive presents or throwing you parties or giving you money. It’s just kind of a back-to-earth process. So I do think it’s normal, even if it doesn’t happen to everyone.

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