Engagement Roundup: What You Need to Know Before the Wedding

Are you engaged or hoping to be engaged soon? Planning your wedding is one of the most important seasons of your life, but there’s more to prepare for than the ceremony itself. Today, we’re sharing some fresh resources to help you along your way, all in one place.

We believe you can never have too many trusted resources while you prepare for your wedding – and the life you’ll build together in the years to come. Marriage is a wonderful and exciting journey. It takes knowledge, preparation, and a willingness to grow together in order to achieve lifelong love.

Ready to jump into the resources? Let’s get started.

1. Do We Really Need Pre-Marriage Counseling?

First up, is pre-marriage counseling really necessary? If you already have a great relationship with your fiance, how much do you need counseling on top of everything else you have to do? Well, it turns out that nothing can replace an objective, professional counselor who can help you in areas you may not be able to see on your own. Read more here.

2. 4 Essential Tips You Need To Know Before Marriage

It’s no secret that marriage, like life, is not a fairytale. But we can lose sight of that in the months leading up to the wedding. In this article, we share some essential tips you need to know about marriage before you say, “I do.” Learn more here.

3. Should We Live Together Before We Get Married?

The idea of living together before marriage to “test the arrangement” seems practical, doesn’t it? But you might be surprised at the reality behind taking this step before you’re married. Want to know more? Read this article.

4. 9 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rush Into Marriage (Or Remarriage)

Whether you’re getting married for the first time or the second, there’s no reason to rush to the altar. It’s worth taking the time to get to know one another as well as you can before making that lifelong commitment. A few extra months (or even years) of getting to know each other on a deeper level could set you up for a more successful marriage in the long run. See more here.

5. My Fiancé And I Have Family Problems. Should We Elope?

Should you elope if you and your fiance have issues in your immediate or extended family? It might seem like a good idea to make an escape, but there are some important things to consider before you take that leap. We’re talking all about it in this article.

6. Help! My Future Mother-In-Law Is Trying To Take Over My Wedding

What happens when your fiance’s mom tries to take over… before you’ve even tied the knot? In this article, we offer some ideas for how to handle a tense wedding planning process when your future mother-in-law wants to take charge. This can apply to any family member during engagement, so if you’re experiencing family tension, this article could help.

7. 7 Secrets To A Peaceful, Fun Engagement

Engagement should be both fun and peaceful for you and your fiance. After all, this is a special time for celebrating the love you share. If you want to prioritize positivity during this season, then don’t miss this article.

Need More Engagement Resources?

Looking for more resources to help you create an engagement to remember? We have a wealth of information in our bookstore that can help guide you along the way. Here are a few of our favorite titles for engaged couples:

You can also take the SYMBIS Assessment together, which will help you get to know one another on a deeper level than ever before. With the right tools and knowledge, you can make this season of engagement one of the happiest and most memorable times of your life.

Are you engaged right now? Planning a wedding? Share your engagement story in the comments!

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