Future bride shares experience on how to adjust wedding plans for COVID-19
In 2019, my future in-laws hosted a “backyard style” engagement party for my fiance and I. The goal of the party was to introduce our two families together to kick off a year of wedding planning.
At the party, we cut a delicious cake made by my future mother-in-law, ate delicious food cooked by our families and got tied at the wrist in a “handfasting ceremony.” The idea was to see if we could last more than an hour playing games outside and making the rounds greeting our guests while physically tied together. If we could make it through that, we could make it through anything.
Who would have predicted just how symbolic that handfasting really was, and how lucky we were to get our families together that day?
Recently, my fiance and I made the decision to postpone our wedding to 2021.
Coronavirus has upended everything about our lives, and has made the idea of gathering for a large wedding seem quite…