How To Plan Your Wedding – And Stay Sane!
“I love my mother, but she’s driving me crazy” “The stress is too much; I’m ready to elope to Vegas” “I’m trying to please everyone, but. . .” “Whatever she wants is fine with me. I’m staying out of it” “I’m worried that it won’t be perfect” Ask any bride or groom and chances are they’ll say that at some point in planning for their wedding they uttered one or more of the above phrases. Parents have black belts in the art of emotional blackmail. Family and friends will flame toss accusations that come from nowhere – or from a “forgotten” moment five years before. A couple is bombarded with the unforeseen costs – financial and emotional. While planning for a wedding, the quality of communication between a couple decreases as stress increases. How To Plan Your Wedding – And Stay Sane! is for couples overwhelmed with the demands of planning their wedding.
How To Write Your Vows
Brides and grooms often tell me that they would like to write their own vows, but they’re not sure how to go about writing them. While I can’t tell you exactly how to write your own vows, I can help you focus on your love and life together – and in so doing find the words that echo what’s in your heart. This book is not a “vow guide for dummies.” Rather, it’s an invitation to slow down, create time and retreat into your heart as you consider why you’re promising what you’re promising to your partner in this crazy world of ours. Part One ~ I invite you to consider who is the “I” that is saying “I Do” because in order for you to exchange authentic vows, you have to have a sense of who you are at this point in your life. There has to be an “I” in your “I do.” Part Two ~ I outline the four main options you have for composing your vows. Part Three ~ I offer you tips for how to write and say your vows.