Let's face it: getting married is a big deal. Deciding to take that leap, as a couple, can be exciting, romantic, passionate, and inspiring. But it can also be a little scary. And that feeling of fear doesn't necessarily mean that you need to call off the wedding, but you do need to warm up those cold feet.
Guys, if you are feeling some pre-wedding jitters, there are some tips from PashWedding that you can follow to help identify and deal with your feelings.
Open up. Even though your fiance may be your best friend, you may want to have someone else to talk to about your nerves. Maybe you have another close friend you can confide in, or your parents, or even a member of clergy or professional counsel can help you sift through your emotions. Talking about it is a good first step. Be as honest as you can.
Keep up friendships. It is crucial to retain your friendships. Don't forget about your college buddies or your high school pals after you're married. Keeping up with the Sunday football ritual can keep you tuned in to your friends and keep your social circle expanded.
De-stress. Whether alone or with your partner, take time to alleviate the stress. Is a yoga class too touchy-feely for you? How about an afternoon at the movies, or working out at the gym? Even a relaxed dinner out can help you peel away layers of stress.
If you're still feeling jittery about your upcoming wedding, please don't ignore those feelings. Talk with someone and try to work through the feelings. And if they aren't going away, be honest with your partner. Getting married is a big decision, and one you should be sure about.