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Breathe in, Breathe Out: Calming Brides' and Grooms' Nerves

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Tags: aisle-planning, asked-to-officiate, brides, ceremony-tips, wedding-mistakes

Published: Thursday, Sep. 5th, 2019

We recently worked with a bride that straight up warned us that she might have a panic attack during the wedding ceremony! 

Spoiler alert, she was just fine, and the wedding ceremony went off without a hitch! But as anybody who has experience with these matters can attest, nerves are a huge part of the ceremony experience and it’s best to address the problem head on, and find a solution that works for the couple. That way, everyone is relaxed and happy on the big day.

Our first line of advice is the following: Your wedding is going to be an emotional day and there will be plenty of nerves to go around. Once you accept that, you can create a plan to address or accomodate these feelings, because they are natural. 

Let’s get started......(continued)




Breathe in, Breathe Out: Calming Brides' and Grooms' Nerves

Adult attractive beautiful 1036620

Tags: ceremony-tips, asked-to-officiate, wedding-mistakes, brides, aisle-planning

Published: Thursday, Sep. 5th, 2019

We recently worked with a bride that straight up warned us that she might have a panic attack during the wedding ceremony! 

Spoiler alert, she was just fine, and the wedding ceremony went off without a hitch! But as anybody who has experience with these matters can attest, nerves are a huge part of the ceremony experience and it’s best to address the problem head on, and find a solution that works for the couple. That way, everyone is relaxed and happy on the big day.

Our first line of advice is the following: Your wedding is going to be an emotional day and there will be plenty of nerves to go around. Once you accept that, you can create a plan to address or accomodate these feelings, because they are natural. 

Let’s get started......(continued)




Thinking of Walking Down the Aisle Alone? We Asked Former Brides how they did it…

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Tags: aisle-planning, tradition, brides-entrance

Published: Friday, Nov. 30th, 2018

We recently received an email from a bride who was planning her ceremony and wanted to walk down the aisle alone, and asking for our advice. Since it wasn’t the first time we’ve been asked that question, we figured this is a discussion worth having here on American Weddings, so here goes. We’re always interested in hearing from you, so make sure to follow us on social media and tell us about your experiences! 
 
Dear AMM, 

I’m not very close to my father, and we never had much of a relationship, to be totally honest. And while I could have someone else walk me down the aisle, I would rather just walk by myself. I've always been an independent sort of person, and I see this as a statement of my autonomy. Is this common, and what should I keep in mind if I go this route? -- Shelby in Albuquerque  
 
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