Five ways to beat the post-wedding blues

28 Mar 2018

Worried about suffering from the post-wedding blues after your big day? Here’s our advice on avoiding and tackling them

The post-wedding blues are a widely-acknowledged after-effect of planning and hosting a wedding. You’ve spent months or years planning and suddenly your big day is over in the blink of an eye – so now what? We’ve compiled five of the best techniques to avoid getting down in the dumps or bored after you’ve said ‘I do’.  

Honeymoon

Whether you’re taking your honeymoon immediately after your wedding or months later, it’s something to look forward to. Make sure to plan something that you’ll not only enjoy but that will give you plenty of quality time with your partner, so you can soak in your post-wedding bliss. If you’re itching to have something to organise, put together an itinerary, plan some activities or go on a shopping trip for your holiday attire ahead of your trip.

Talk to your partner

Your new husband or wife should be your go-to for any feelings of sadness or guilt after your wedding. Talk to them about how you’re feeling – they might be feeling the same. Together you can come up with a plan of action and tackle the blues together as a team. And remember; the wedding might be over but you’re still as in love as ever. Spend lots of time together and treat one another to date nights and little surprises to keep things exciting.  

Print your wedding photos

A great way to reminisce on your wedding is to get your photographs made into an album or wall print. Spend an afternoon going through the images and picking your favourites with a glass of bubbly and your other half; you’ll soon find yourselves laughing, crying and remembering all of your favourite moments. And when your album or wall mounts are delivered, you can do it all over again – this time with beautiful, glossy prints.

Plan another project

It can sometimes be a shock to a system once a wedding is over. You’ve spent the last year or more intricately planning a huge event while having to organise other people, stick to a budget, figure out timings and source suppliers. What better way to beat the post-wedding boredom by delving headfirst into a brand new project? Plus, now that you’re no longer saving for your big day, you’ll have plenty of spare money to spend on fully immersing yourself into your new hobby.

Share your wisdom

If a close friend or family member has recently got engaged, don’t hesitate to share your tips and advice with them. From to-do lists to supplier suggestions and recommendations on timings, use your new-found knowledge to help those close to you. If no one you know is getting married, why not use your new skills to plan another event instead? You now know how to pull off a huge party, so something on a smaller scale should be much simpler.

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