(Closed) Would you elope for financial, health or other convenience reasons?

posted 9 years ago in Beehive
  • poll: Would you secretly get married before your wedding?
    Yes, if it was practical. : (12 votes)
    63 %
    No, it'd make the wedding day less special. : (1 votes)
    5 %
    If this was my situation I'd just scrap the wedding all together and elope. : (4 votes)
    21 %
    Maybe/ I'm not sure. : (2 votes)
    11 %
    Other. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Honestly, I would love to elope. Not for financial reasons either, I would just love to do it him and I, rather it being this big spectacle…

     

    Post # 4
    Member
    196 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I wouldn’t do it for the reasons your friends did, but if one of my parents were sick – or if someone in my FI’s family was sick, I would get married ASAP.  My soon-to-be SIL lost both her parents last year – within 6 months of one another.  If that were my case (both were pretty sick and not old, either), I would’ve gotten married so that both of my parents could share my day with me – even if that meant my Mom, Dad, Fiance, and I were there.  Everyone else could attend the regularly scheduled date. 

    On another note – I have a friend that was going to marry her Boyfriend or Best Friend that she bought a house with for him to get benefits…granted, they were not engaged – but they did end up breaking up 2 months after the ‘married for benefits’ discussion was had.

    Post # 5
    Member
    677 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    Sure, why not? They’re getting married anyway in a year and if there’s some pressing concern and getting married ASAP would alleviate stress, worry and financial burden why not>

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