It was all about us and starting our future together.
We also didn’t have pictures taken that day so there’s not a whole lot to look back on.
When it comes down to it, the most important thing is that I got to marry the love of my life.
I loved our choice to elope and it’s a fun story to tell to those who ask about us.
We’re so fortunate to have such amazing and supportive friends and family who made it easier and less stressful for us, but eloping definitely isn’t for everyone.
Although I don’t regret our choice to elope one bit, we do plan on having a “wedding day” in the future for our friends and family.
We know they missed out so we want to do a vow renewal for our 5-year wedding anniversary or whenever we’re able to save up the money to do that.No matter what anyone says, you can have a wedding day after you’re already married. An elopement just isn’t typically a big event like a traditional wedding. There’s also less people to celebrate with as well and (if it’s a big deal to you), less people also means less gifts or sometimes no gifts at all.You could look back on your wedding day years down the road and regret that you didn’t have a big special day. So if you feel like you’d regret not having a traditional wedding in the future, then maybe an elopement isn’t for you.I met his family a few weeks later and he met mine that Christmas.Our families didn’t meet each other until a year after we got married.Here were our pros and cons to eloping: If you’re in a military relationship, then sometimes the quicker option is what you have to go with.