Need help to cope with wedding anxiety? These 7 tips are all you need

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01 Dealing with pre-wedding anxiety

Anxiety before a wedding creeps up faster than the expected happiness that couples dream of enjoying. Be it family obligations or the hunt for the perfect venue, there may be numerous unavoidable reasons to spiral the stress level to an unimaginable high. However, there are ways to alleviate those nervous jitters and these seven tips would help you sail through the stressful moments like a champion.

02 Start by thinking small

This may sound like an odd piece of advice for couples who are looking forward to a big fat Indian wedding. Start by thinking small because anything planned for the wedding has the tendency to grow to a larger scale (for example, the number of invitees, gifts for guests, items on the menu etc.) as the date approaches. It will help you to deal with such unexpected flare-ups better during the wedding.

03 Always keep an extra budget for everything


Money or the lack of it is a major reason for stress that most couples and their families have to face during or before the wedding. The best way to deal with this is to keep an extra budget for everything so that you don’t have to worry about money throughout the process.

04 ​Avoid micromanagement


Everybody dreams of planning their wedding and doing everything as per their wishes. As a result of which the couples or the family start micro-managing everything. The sooner you accept the fact that you cannot do everything on your own, the better it would be for you. Get friends and others involved and assign them duties. That would help you take some weights off your shoulder.

05 Take professional help

Whether it's about looking for the perfect venue or wrapping gifts for the family, we now have service providers to cater to every need. In fact, there are wedding planners that take care of all requirements. The best part is, there is something for every budget. Don’t shy away from taking professional help thinking it will cost a bomb.

06 ​Clear communication between the families

Sometimes, lack of communication between the families of the couple may result in confusion leading to unexpected stress. The best way to avoid it is by keeping communication clear between both the families.

07 ​Going on a date with the partner

Sometimes, the wedding preparation and planning might leave the bride and groom with no time to be in touch with each other. Under such circumstances, it is quite normal for them to feel unloved or uncared and this might make them feel dejected or depressed. It’s always advisable for the would-be-be spouses to meet or go on a date once in a while even when they are busy preparing for the D-day as it would help them discuss the problems they might be facing and find a common solution together.

08 ​Self-pampering and working out


We cannot emphasis enough the benefits of exercising or working out, which help the body to release the happy hormone called oxytocin. No matter how difficult it might be to visit the gym while planning for the wedding, but squeezing out some time from the busy schedule to work out might help alleviate the stress. Also, going for a session of self-pampering (spa, shopping etc.) can go a long way to soothe the irritated nerves.