The average American bride is a commitment around a year. For many couples, this minimum time necessary to pull together dream wedding, while the other pair, the idea of waiting for one or more years married seems mad. So which one is better in the end, both short and long-term commitment?
This has its advantages and disadvantages. Let's start by looking at the traditional long commitment. About a year is fairly typical, although in some areas, even a two-year commitment will be quite general. This is not true in all other countries, by the way; Bride Russia, for example, usually get married very soon after getting engaged.
The main advantage of a long commitment that will allow the bride and her family plenty of time to plan the wedding. A popular venue availability is one of the main reasons that couples long engagements. If you decide to got engaged this summer, the chances are that you would have to wait a year or two we can open date one of the best places in the reception area.
Further design time can be additional benefits. This allows enough time for the bride to shop for the perfect dream wedding dress and veil, tiara, jewelery and finish the look. It also ensures enough time to get things tailored to the wedding as a bridesmaid gifts, invitations or bedding. One huge advantage to having a longer lead time, it also allows the couple and their families time to save up money for all these things, and to shop around to find the best values for items such as wedding favors and personalized bridesmaid gifts.
long commitment to provide some additional benefits. If the family was scattered far away, you can send your save-the-date cards to relatives to book their travel arrangements. For those who are social butterflies, long pre-wedding period will give you time to enjoy the engagements, bridal showers and bachelor / bachelorette trips that are part of the fun. There are some practical considerations, it will be time to deal with as well as toning your arms to look in a strapless wedding dress or grow out your bangs the perfect wedding day hairstyle.
The biggest downside to a long engagement is perhaps one of the reasons why some couples prefer a short one. Everything about the design and the long delays can take away the romance and excitement that you feel when you first become involved. Some couples, the wedding planning process is so stressful that by the time the day of the wedding rolls around, they are questioning whether or not to go through with it yet! If you and your fiance type of spontaneous, passionate, commitment and fast trip to Vegas, or city courthouse may be more your style.
There are other reasons why a short engagement can be the right choice. Of course, it is preferable that the brides 'family way', and hopes to make the trip down the hall ahead of the one that is in the delivery room. The other reason is that the weddings that are pulled together quickly tend to be smaller, more intimate affairs, which is to the liking of many brides and grooms. One of the biggest drawbacks to a short engagement is quite obvious: it may be difficult to get the wedding pulled together in a shorter than average lead time, and you may be forced to compromise your dream wedding. Another serious disadvantage, however, is possible; a short part of a commitment to a whirlwind romance, you may find yourself rushing down the corridor to a virtual stranger.
Both long and short engagements have the potential advantages and some disadvantages. As long as you did not think through the consequences of a chosen course of action over another, it should be fine. After all, the engagement and wedding planning process is a very personal and individual experience for each couple; as long as they both on the same page, you can be sure that you have made the perfect decision for his own life.