If you are in the middle of your wedding planning, then there is a very good chance to lose control and feel stressed. Our advice is to take a step back from everything, take a deep breath and stop planning for a while. Don’t get stressed and don’t despair. It is very common for brides to have a meltdown while planning period and these are the 10 most common reasons why.
- THE BUDGET
Probably the most common reason to stop being cool. Whether it’s too low or you’ve outgrown it very much since the beginning of planning, the money issue is a very serious reason to lose control and get stressed. You need to have a serious money talk with your future husband on how you will spend your budget for the wedding.
- FAMILY DRAMA
Either it’s a cranky mother in law, or a jealous cousin or an intervening mother, family drama will make you feel stressful.
- INSPIRATION OVERDOSE
Shut down Pinterest, stop reading and searching for your wedding 24/7. When you get great doses of inspiration, is certain that eventually you’ll lose control and your coolness.
- GUEST LIST
No need to say more. Who is going to get an invitation and who’s not? How can you reduce your guest list? Definitely a good reason to feel stressed.
- TABLE SITTING
One of the hardest stages of planning. Who will sit next to whom? Nightmare! And an important reason to get stressed.
- WEDDING DRESS SEARCHING
Finding the perfect dress, that will make you feel like yourself, is one pretty hard and stressful procedure and it very common to lose control and end up in tears.
- DIY PROJECTS
They might seem easy and cheap solutions, but trust us, many times you will end up with a result that won’t satisfy you and you will have lost time, money and your coolness.
- DIETS BEFORE THE WEDDING
In order to have the perfect shape on your wedding day, the period before the wedding is usually combined with intense diet and work out. This, along with the stress of the planning might drive you crazy!
- COMPARING WITH PREVIOUS WEDDINGS
The well-known syndrome of comparison syndrome. Lots of brides to be make this mistake of comparing their wedding with other weddings of friends and family. This results to stress and nerves.
The last part of the wedding planning that might lead to stress are rsvps. When your guests are late to rsvp or forget to inform you, ending up calling each one of them yourself or just wait longer than the date you asked them to rsvp ending up loosing control and getting stressed.