We all know weddings can be a hassle. So, what makes couples want to relive the experience by reaffirming their commitment to one another in front of their family and friends? Here we explore the best ways to renew your wedding vows and investigate what makes couples want to say "I (Still) Do!"
Reasons to renew your wedding vows
The reasons for renewing wedding vows are as personal and individual as every couple. Some couples use this opportunity to celebrate a milestone in their marriage - others may renew their vows to reaffirm their commitment to one another after a rocky patch. There's no right or wrong reason to renew, but here are seven that inspired us:
- Celebrating a big (or small) anniversary - the 1st
The emotional stress and financial strain of hosting a wedding makes some couples think about eloping as an easier option than walking down the aisle in the big white dress. But what might seem an easier option at the time can have its own set of pitfalls if not handled correctly.
For every bride and groom-to-be who consider running off and tying the knot in secret when it all gets too hard, we play Devil's Advocate to decipher if this is the best decision for you.
1. Both parties need to be committed
Just like a happy marriage, the idea of eloping requires commitment from both sides of the fence - the bride and groom. If one half of the happy couple loves the idea, but the other is dragging their well-manicured wedding toes, then you need to examine both side's