Devoted October 2018 Ontario

Wedding anxiety?

Emily, on 28/September/2018 at 22:57 Posted in Plan a wedding
Did anyone have anxiety leading up to their wedding? How did you handle it? I can’t wait to be married but I’ve never liked being the centre of attention so the idea of the wedding with a large group of people definitely leaves me feeling that way.


  • Valérie
    VIP September 2019 Quebec
    Valérie ·

    100% - I tend to overthink things, so internally I go down the rabbit hole quite a bit on what could go wrong, what I could do better, what we should've picked, what I should've said, etc.

    When that happens, it's usually a sign for me to step away from planning and do something else. I'll talk it out with some friends or my FH. I'll go for a run, the gym or spin. Most of the time though, I just turn to my dear friend Netflix to clear my head hahaha. I'm obsessed with The Crown, so that's my go-to at the moment haha.

  • Emily
    Devoted October 2018 Ontario
    Emily ·
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    I hope so!! We are 13 days away. Can’t believe how fast it’s coming.
  • Emily
    Devoted October 2018 Ontario
    Emily ·
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    Omg I know!! Hopefully being with our FH will help calm the nerves during the dance and our eyes will just be on each other.
  • Monica
    Devoted June 2019 Ontario
    Monica ·
    Totally relate to you Emily!! I too hate being the centre of attention, but am hoping that seeing my close family, friends and FH will help calm my nerves. I’m not looking forward to our first dance when all eyes are on us and our dance performance!! Ahh.. Smiley ups
  • Marleau
    Devoted October 2018 Ontario
    Marleau ·
    Oh girl how I can relate! We’re 20 days away and I’m having the worst anxiety. I’m anxious about everything, even things that are out of my control. It insane, yet I also feel it’s quite normal as a bride to feel this way. The day will come and everything will be perfect!
  • Heather
    Beginner May 2019 British Columbia
    Heather ·
    Yes I have already had some anxiety thinking about it. I struggle with anxiety in general and do not like to be the center of attention either. I am trying to plan it in such a way that it will not be as stressful. I know I will have to delegate certain things to people to enable me to be able to relax more. I am sure I will get more anxiety during the last week or so before but hopefully most things will be done so it is not a scramble.
  • Emily
    Devoted October 2018 Ontario
    Emily ·
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    Thanks Carmela! We have a day of coordinator so I think that will help.
  • Emily
    Devoted October 2018 Ontario
    Emily ·
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    I’m more worried about anxiety from the attention and all the people. When we had my bridal shower I was pretty overwhelmed. I work in events so I can deal with the logistics and how things are gonna run. Did the attention give you any anxiety or did seeing your FH keep you calm?
  • Carmela
    Devoted April 2019 Ontario
    Carmela ·
    I feel yeah, days leading up to my engagement party I got so stressed out that I got very sick and lost my voice. I don’t handle stress very well either but honestly just remember you invited people that love and support you and your husband and are there to see you be married and happy. Just be organized and deligate was is needed on reliable people so all the pressure is off you.
    Good luck planning Smiley smile
  • Tracy
    Devoted September 2018 Ontario
    Tracy ·
    I struggle with anxiety as well. My husband and I got all the big, important things out of the way a year and a half before our wedding day and I'm so glad we did. Im still shocked with how cool I remained the week leading up to the wedding and even on the wedding day. My dress broke as my sister was doing it up and she freaked out more than I did.
  • Peggy
    Super May 2019 Alberta
    Peggy ·
    No but I expect to. I suffer from anxiety especially around things I can't control. I tend to worry a lot about what-ifs. I'm doing what I can now to plan ahead so that when it comes to the actual wedding weekend I don't have to stress but time will tell how successful I am

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